The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) renovated its Toronto headquarters with sustainable design elements. The major work of the project is now completed with the installation of additional photovoltaic (PV) panels.
Sustainable building and design is the most important issue for our readers in the upcoming federal election. Nearly 70 per cent of respondents to a survey conducted by Construction Canada earlier this month felt climate change is the priority.
The proposed Quartier des lumières project in Montréal’s Centre-Sud borough will be one of nine neighbourhoods in the world, and only Canadian one, to participate in a Fitwel Community certification pilot program.
Architects around the world are participating in the climate strike scheduled for Friday, September 20. Architects Advocate, a network of design professionals, has also launched the #StandWithGreta pledge campaign in support of a movement started by Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old activist from Sweden.
Vancouver-based Revery Architecture has designed Simon Fraser University’s (SFU’s) new state-of-the-art engineering building in Surrey, B.C. The academic research facility focuses on clean technology and sustainable energy solutions.