In an exclusive interview, Daniel Ling, principal at Montgomery Sisam Architects, speaks to Construction Canada on Toronto’s first-ever permanent supportive housing project that uses an innovative modular construction method.
As part of the HousingTO action plan, two new housing complexes, 11 Macey and 150 Harrison, have begun to take shape in Toronto. The goal is to create more design-forward, dignified, inclusive, and welcoming homes for the homeless.
The Art Gallery of York University’s (AGYU’s) new, stand-alone art gallery in Toronto, to be designed and constructed by architectural firm Hariri Pontarini Architects (HPA), will embrace a vision of art and connectedness.
Construction has begun on the United Building in Toronto. It will be North America’s tallest architectural heritage retention development. The United Building will evolve to a 52-storey high-rise, which will highlight the restored heritage structure of the storied Maclean Publishing Company/Maclean-Hunter Building.
Construction has begun on the workplace component of the Bayside Toronto waterfront master-planned community with the groundbreaking of T3 Bayside (T3 stands for timber, talent, and technology). The first of two twin, heavy timber office buildings at Bayside Toronto, T3 Bayside will be constructed using an innovative and highly sustainable mass timber structure, and feature market-leading amenities.
Located at the 900 St. Clair West building, Toronto, a new LCBO’s framed glass façade will add a modern edge to the retail experience while allowing the retail store to seamlessly integrate into a neighbourhood that is quickly becoming well-known for its restaurants, green spaces, and multi-generational population.
Diamond Schmitt Architects is expanding its design and management teams with two new directors and the appointment of 14 associates and advancements.
Claudia Cozzitorto is the new design technologies director in Toronto. She applies her architectural background to building information modelling (BIM) implementation at the firm. She has held national and local roles for the advocacy of BIM in architectural practice.
Rod Maas is the new technical director in their Vancouver …
Aqualina at Bayside, the first phase of the Bayside community on the Toronto waterfront, is the city’s first high-rise residential building to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification under the LEED NC DB+C 2009 rating system.