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Mar. 15, 2013

RAIC | Architecture Canada announces 2013 Architectural Firm Award recipient
RAIC is pleased to announce Hariri Pontarini Architects as the recipient of its 2013 Architectural Firm Award. Founded in 1994, Hariri Pontarini Architects (HPA) is a Toronto-based, full-service architectural practice known for creating modern landmarks.More

IRAC | Architecture Canada annonce le lauréat du Prix du cabinet d'architectes de l'année 2013
L'Institut royal d'architecture du Canada a le plaisir d'annoncer l'attribution du Prix du cabinet d'architectes de l'année 2013 à Hariri Pontarini Architects. Fondé en 1994, le cabinet Hariri Pontarini Architects (HPA) de Toronto offre des services complets en architecture et est réputé pour créer des bâtiments modernes marquants.More

A lesson in zoned architectural protection from Ottawa
The Globe and Mail
Recently, Canada's first protected mid-century modern neighbourhood was born. Weighing in at 23 homes on two curving streets, this bouncing architectural wonder from the 1960s, Briarcliffe, is now a Heritage Conservation District and, fittingly, it's in the nation's capital, Ottawa.More

Six-tower plan for 1 Yonge a game-changer for Toronto's waterfront
The Toronto Star
Toronto, that awkward adolescent of a city, is going through a growth spurt unlike any other in North America. The question isn't whether Toronto is growing, but what it's growing into. That its future will be highrise is a foregone conclusion at this point. But how high will we go? More

Projets culturels d'importance pour les 2 plus grandes villes de l'Alberta
Un projet de complexe culturel à Edmonton et un autre de nouvelle bibliothèque à Calgary promettent de refaçonner les centres-villes de la capitale politique et de la capitale économique de l'Alberta.More

Canada lagging behind on designing energy-efficient buildings
The Record
Local governments and institutions in this area spent millions of extra dollars on recently constructed buildings to obtain prestigious environmental ratings that would be laughed out of the room in European cities, one of Canada's leading architects says.More

Carling Residence by Tact Architecture
Located in Canada's beautiful Muskoka region, the Carling Residence was built for a young couple looking to leave the city behind. The 3,600 square foot home is set into a rustic forest on the shores of the Georgian Bay. More

World Architecture News Awards include big wins for Toronto and Canada
Urban Toronto
World Architecture News (WAN) recently announced the winners of the Retail and Leisure Interiors Awards 2012, the most illustrious interior awards around the globe. Whittled down from a bevvy of outstanding international submissions were a number of projects with a Toronto or Canada connection, representing a high percentage of the overall awards.More

Musée Pointe-à-Callière — « La Maison-des-Marins »
Pointe-à-Callière inaugure le cinquième pavillon du Musée, la Maison-des-Marins, un nouveau lieu dédié à l'histoire et à l'archéologie. L'inauguration s'est déroulée en présence de la première ministre du Québec, Mme Pauline Marois, du ministre de la Culture et des Communications, M. Maka Kotto et du maire de Montréal, M. Michael Applebaum.More

Pointe-à-Callière ouvre un nouveau pavillon
Le nouveau pavillon de Pointe-à-Callière, le plus important musée d'archéologie et d'histoire du Canada est désormais ouvert au public. L'édifice appelé la Maison-des-Marins est situé au 165, place d'Youville, juste en face du bâtiment principal construit il y a 20 ans.More

Smart planning attracts fresh talent to aging architecture firm
The Globe and Mail
"In architecture and design, there is a massive amount of M&A (mergers and acquisitions) activity that is taking place, with larger groups looking to consolidate, gobbling up smaller companies left, right and centre," says Bill Nankivell, CEO of B+H Architects, the largest privately held architect firm in Canada. "For the next generation of leadership of B+H, we aim to be a leader who acquires, not to be acquired."More

Bureau du design — « Lemay associés réaménagera le studio d'Ubisoft Montréal »
Ubisoft Montréal a annoncé le lauréat du concours de design pour le réaménagement du studio situé au 5505 boulevard St-Laurent, effectué en partenariat avec le Bureau du design de la Ville de Montréal.More

Catalogue des Concours Canadiens — « Une maison de la littérature pour Québec: Architecture et/ou scénographie? »
Des maisons de la littérature, en Europe et de par le monde, reçoivent des écrivains en résidence depuis le XIXe siècle. Dans le but de confirmer la ville de Québec comme un haut lieu de la création littéraire, l'Institut canadien de Québec s'est orienté vers un type programmatique nouveau, une première au Canada, s'inspirant d'institutions similaires qui ont ouvert leurs portes récemment.More

WorldGBC report: Green buildings benefit stakeholders
Daily Commercial News
A new comprehensive report released by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), highlights that there are a large number of compelling benefits from green buildings received by different stakeholders throughout the life cycle of a building. More

Chandigarh has edge at Montreal exhibition
The Pioneer
The Canadian Centre of Architecture (CCA) at Montreal has planned to hold an exhibition to showcase major urban experiments in the past. The exhibition would encapsulate outstanding architectural work done by Swiss architect Pierre Jeanneret in city. To be held at the exhibition gallery of CCA, the photo exhibition will feature the landmarks structures, aerial view, modern designing of City Beautiful.More

Yukio Futagawa, influential architectural photographer and publisher, dies at 80
Arch Daily
Japanese architectural photographer and editor Yukio Futagawa (1932-2013) lost his battle to cancer on March 5 at the age of 80 in Tokyo, Japan. Futagawa was best known as the founder of the distinguished Global Architecture (GA) Publishing Group, which he established in 1970, and director of Global Architecture (GA) magazine. More

Buckminster Fuller's 50-Foot 'Fly's Eye' dome to be restored
Noted architectural historian and preservationist Robert Rubin has purchased the largest of Buckmister Fuller's "Fly's Eye" domes and plans to reopen it to the public this summer for the first time in 30 years. One of the last of Fuller's visionary projects, the "Fly's Eye" dome was designed to be an autonomous dwelling.More