A mid-rise construction project in Cambridge, Ont., opted for composite floors and cold-formed steel walls. Steel framing was combined with offsite construction techniques to fully capitalize on tighter tolerances and precision assembly processes.
Construction of the Memorial to the Victims of Communism has started in Ottawa. The project will recognize Canadas international role as a place of refuge for people fleeing injustice and persecution under communist regimes.
The newly launched EnergyCompass tool seeks to improve energy literacy in Ontario and aid construction professionals to make better use of green building designs to reach the goal of net-zero carbon emissions.
The highly contemporary Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Subway Station is an artistic jewel on Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC) Spadina Subway Extension project. One of six new facilities on the route, the station offers intermodal transit services and rapid subway connection to downtown Toronto.
Architects DCA is on a mission. It wants to redesign Ottawa’s ByWard Market and bring it up to the standards of world-renowned destinations like Vancouver’s Granville Market, Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade, and Boston’s Fanueil Market.
The Hamilton-Niagara Chapter will hold a luncheon meeting on Wednesday, November 21, at the Royal Canadian Legion, Burlington, Ont., from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grahame Luters (Medeco Solutions Specialist) will talk about “Keying Systems.”
The Energy Star certification is now available for Ontario’s new mid- and high-rise residential buildings. In collaboration with EnerQuality and the home building industry, the Energy Star Multifamily High-Rise (New Construction) Pilot Program will help developers adopt energy-efficient practices when constructing new mid- and high-rise buildings in the province.
The winners of the 2018 National Urban Design Awards reflect a range of ideas about reclaiming and enhancing public space while addressing challenges such as urban density, environmental sustainability, and affordability.