News Clips/ Les manchettes
Jun. 5, 2013

299 Soper Place / Barry J. Hobin + Associates Architects Inc
Arch Daily
The project replaces a 2-car garage and indoor pool house with a new lavish spa, multipurpose lounge, guest house as well as a 4-car garage. The initiative is to integrate new indoor living spaces with a new landscaped terrace with pool, hot tub and outdoor dining experience. An outdoor covered walkway was re-invented as indoor glass link connecting the new addition and main house and also providing a secondary entrance to the home. More

Winnipeg's tallest highrise to go up at Graham, Garry
CBC News
Winnipeg's skyline is in for a major change, after developers announced plans for a new highrise to go up in the downtown area. Fortress Real Development recently announced plans to construct a mixed-used tower at Garry Street and Graham Avenue. "We want to make sure that the building is just iconic and becomes the post card shot," said Jawad Rathore, the president of the development company.More

Brian MacKay-Lyons to open 2013 Festival of Architecture in Halifax
Canadian Architect
Brian MacKay-Lyons, FRAIC, will be the opening reception keynote speaker discussing the Festival theme — Value of Beauty — Integrity in Architecture, which will no doubt set the tone for the rest of the gathering. MacKay-Lyons is a partner at MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, a firm that has built an international reputation for Design Excellence with more than 100 awards.More

Architecture festival hits Halifax in June
Daily Commercial News
Architects from across Canada are poised to converge in Halifax for this year's Festival of Architecture. The event is being hosted by Architecture Canada/Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) in partnership with the Nova Scotia Association of Architects (NSAA). The theme of this year's conference, only the second to be held in Nova Scotia, is "The Value of Beauty — Integrity in Architecture." More

'Flying Saucer' Condominium Proposal / 5468796 Architecture
Arch Daily
Set for completion in 2014, Winnipeg's "Flying Saucer" condominium project 62M, designed by Winnipeg-based studio 5468796 Architecture, will occupy the corner of MacDonald Avenue and Waterfront Drive, close to the Exchange District. Named after its address, 62M will be a two-storey, circular building lifted up on 35-foot stilts. Its circular design is spatially efficient and will provide each unit with a view. More