The University of Toronto (U of T), Ont., has unveiled plans for a 10-storey building to provide housing for more than 200 graduate students and expand living, social, and study spaces on its St. George campus.
For the third year in a row, Diamond Schmitt Architects will be recognized with a Civic Trust Award in 2020. Europe’s longest-running awards program for the built environment selected the Senate of Canada Building in Ottawa for demonstrating excellence in architecture, sustainability, inclusiveness, and universal design. Sharing the honour is KWC Architects of Ottawa.
Earlier this year, the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) invited Ontario MPPs to reflect on the province’s unique architectural legacy and nominate their favourite building within their riding. A total of 40 submissions were received representing areas from Windsor and Timmins to Ottawa.
Award-winning consulting and design solutions firm B+H Architects (B+H) has signed a lease with Menkes Developments and TD Greystone Asset Management for 23,008 sf of office space at a heritage building in Toronto. The building on 320 Bay Street was designed by prominent Canadian architect Henry Sproatt and originated as the Canada Permanent Trust Building.
In a city where construction is constant, developers are looking for opportunities to incorporate green energy solutions into their projects. Case in point: The Well project in Toronto. This new addition to Toronto’s downtown core will feature seven towers of mixed-use space, all sitting atop a new thermal energy facility.