A winner of an architectural competition held for the conversion of the Guy-Gagnon Arena into a cultural centre for the borough of Verdun, Montréal, Quai 5160 includes a 360-seat performance room, an art gallery, a mediation room, a circus school for the neighbourhood children, as well as the additional offices and spaces necessary to implement this mission.
Snøhetta has completed the new headquarters for the French press group, Le Monde Group, in Paris, France. The headquarters brings together 1600 employees under the same roof in a generously arching building.
The new Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre (OTCC), a health and wellness facility designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, is set to serve the needs of the Oakville (Ont.) community as a gathering place for groups large and small.
Blackwood Studio in Hinchinbrooke, Qué., is the outcome of a long history that began several years ago with a meeting with Steven Spazuk, a visual artist who paints with fire. Spazuk wanted to free himself from the space constraints of his cramped studio in the attic of his home in Léry, Qué., on the shores of Lake Saint-Louis.
Construction of York University’s Markham Centre Campus formally began with a groundbreaking event at the site for the $275.5-million project in Markham, Ont., and is expected to open in fall 2023. The Ontario government announced its approval for the project in late July and site preparation work began immediately for the new campus.
The transformation of Toronto’s West End continues with the newest addition of Galleria III, the next phase for the Galleria on the Park master-planned community. The design-forward, mixed-use tower marks the entryway into the 8-ha (20-acre) site with a flatiron design that celebrates and pays homage to the area’s industrial heritage.
Diamond Schmitt Architects have designed a new and innovative campus for York University that will rise in Markham, Ont., adjacent to Toronto. The Markham Centre Campus (MCC) is the first public university in York Region. It features a vertical campus building that is fully integrated with the area’s diverse, growing network of commerce, athletics, arts, and entrepreneurial communities.
Since roll-formed and laser-welded steel methodology is relatively new for curtain walls, this article addresses three relevant inaccuracies as they relate to Canada’s snow-laden winters, subarctic temperatures, and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4.1 goals.