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16 January 2010

What’s that in the sky behind Queen’s Park?

One of Toronto’s grander vistas is the Ontario Legislature as seen from the broad boulevards of University Ave. City councillors want to protect that picture-postcard view, but aren’t sure how much power they...

16 January 2010

Expo 2010 isn’t supposed to be a circus act

Let’s say you’re the head of a state and you’ve been given an enormous, prestigious site to advertise the creative brains of your country to about 70 million people touring through a world...

14 January 2010

Protect Ontario’s political heritage

The Legislative Assembly Building must dominate the view from University Ave. from Queen St. and all points north. To have the silhouette of our most important civic building – the prime symbol of...

13 January 2010

Shore Tilbe Irwin & Partners merge with Perkins+Will

Shore Tilbe Irwin & Partners has announced a strategic merger with the global architecture and design practice Perkins+Will. Perkins+Will currently operate studios throughout North America Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Shore...

13 January 2010

2010 Annual AIBC Architectural Awards Call for Submissions

The Architectural Institute of British Columbia invites submissions for the 2010 Annual AIBC Architectural Awards. This awards program celebrates excellence across the following distinct award categories: Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia Award in Architecture...

12 January 2010

Union Station Toronto redevelopment

The restoration of the train shed roof (the roof covering the passenger platforms and tracks) is the major component of the Union Station renewal project. The objective is to restore the east and...

11 January 2010

Rebuilding the Bonaventure

If you live in Montreal and you don’t know Cardinal Hardy, maybe you just aren’t looking hard enough. For the last 15 years, this architectural firm founded by Aurèle Cardinal and Michel Hardy...

09 January 2010

Union Station reno to chase away gloom

Most GO commuters hopping a train at Union Station wouldn’t recognize the blackened, leaky roof over the platforms as a Canadian architectural jewel. But on Monday, GO Transit begins the mammoth task of...

08 January 2010

‘Love huts’ to keep skaters warm – Artists, architects will liven up river trail

Skaters on Winnipeg’s river trail will soon be able to thaw out in five imaginative new warm-up “love shacks,” including one that resembles a tinfoil igloo and one in the form of an...

03 January 2010

2010’s people to watch: Andre D’Elia & Meg Graham, architects

In the age of the instantly recognizable, architects Andre D’Elia and Meg Graham take pride in the fact that none of their projects is identifiably theirs. The pair, partners in life and work,...