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.
ACDF Architecture and Architecture49, in partnership with IBI Group, have constructed PARQ in Vancouver, an urban oasis featuring a 6689-m² (72,000-sf) casino, two luxury hotels, eight restaurants, a fitness centre, spa, a 2787-m² (30,000-sf) rooftop park, and 5574 m² (60,000 sf) of meeting and event space.
Claude Cormier et Associés and a partnership comprising wHY Architecture and Brook Mcllroy have been selected by Waterfront Toronto and the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry, and Recreation Division to design two key parks in Toronto.
International design firm Lemay, interdisciplinary artist Angela Silver, and SNC-Lavalin have won the City of Montréal’s anonymous International Multidisciplinary Landscape Architecture Competition to design the city’s new Place des Montréalaises, a vast public space in the Champ-de-Mars sector to honour 21 Montréal women who have shaped the city.
The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) has honoured George F. Dark, OALA, FCSLA, FASLA, with the 2018 Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture. He is noted for his commitment to design excellence and outcomes that address the needs of the public.
One of North America’s largest public transportation projects, the Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM) hopes to transform the public transport experience in the Greater Montréal Region with its architecture and design.
Last week, the Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association (LOHTA) announced the winners of its 45th annual Awards of Excellence at an event in Toronto. Judges presented nearly 300 landscape construction, maintenance, and design awards to projects based on qualities such as originality, innovation, and effectiveness of design.