A November 2016 fire destroyed the Brantford Gymnastics Academy in Ontario. A new, custom-designed structure with a standing seam roof system and insulated metal panels (IMPs) on the exterior walls was determined to be the best option, as it would meet the insurance requirements and ambitious construction timeline.
The Building NX retrofit at Humber College, Toronto, has been awarded the Zero Carbon Building—Design certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). It is the first retrofit in the country to achieve this certification.
The Xiqu Centre, a performing arts venue in Hong Kong designed by Vancouver-based Revery Architecture, reimagines theatre drapes and the swaying folds of the performers’ costumes with a glowing curvilinear façade.
The landscape architecture studio at FORREC was tasked with creating an exterior for the new student centre at York University, Toronto. This project serves as an example of the benefits of a contemporary, collaborative construction effort between the client, other stakeholders, end-users, and the design and construction teams.
A $100-million gift to the University of Toronto (U of T), the largest donation in U of T’s history, by two leading entrepreneurs will help construct the Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre, the country’s largest university-based innovation node.
The $100,000 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) International Prize for transformative architecture is inviting submissions for its third edition.Awarded every two years, the prize recognizes the power of architecture to transform society.
A proposed new University of Toronto (U of T) building in downtown Toronto will bring together academic and public spaces to create a hub for urban and cultural engagement.The nine-storey building will be designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro along with Toronto’s architectsAlliance. ERA Architects is serving as the team’s heritage consultants.
The Curé-Paquin Elementary School of the Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles (CSSMI) is the first grade school in all of Canada, and first project in Québec, to recieve the Zero-Carbon – Design certification from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).
Earlier this month, construction was completed on Rigaud City Hall, a new civic administration facility for a small Québec community. Designed by Affleck de la Riva Architects, the urban redevelopment project proposes the reorganization of a section of the historic village centre and the city hall building.