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As you know, RAIC delivers News Clips/Les manchettes direct to your inbox each Friday, briefing you on the latest industry news that impacts your practice. But we know you are busy and may have missed an important article or two. To that end, here's your monthly recap of the top five stories your peers accessed this month. For more articles, or to see what's trending now, visit the News Clips/Les manchettes news portal. To unsubscribe from this monthly recap, click here.
Comme vous le savez, l'IRAC envoie Les manchettes directement dans votre boîte de réception chaque vendredi, pour vous tenir au courant des derniers développements de l'industrie qui ont un impact sur votre pratique. Nous sommes toutefois conscients du fait que vous êtes occupés et que vous avez peut-être manqué un ou deux articles importants. C'est pourquoi vous trouverez ici un récapitulatif mensuel des cinq principaux articles que vos pairs ont consultés ce mois-ci. Pour consulter plus d'articles, ou pour voir les tendances actuelles, visitez le portail des nouvelles Les manchettes. Pour vous désabonner de ce récapitulatif mensuel, cliquez ici.

Halifax's new central library makes CNN top-10 list for eye-popping new buildings
Canadian Architect
It isn't even finished and already Halifax's new central library is turning heads south of the border. American news and television network CNN included the project in its list of 10 eye-popping new buildings of 2014. CNN's website describes the downtown building as blending "the distinctive atmosphere of local landscape with northern European design heritage."
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How a B.C. architecture firm is making a splash in public pool design
The Province
Surrey's Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre will be the ultimate immersive experience. The aquatic centre, which will open in the fall of 2015, will feature a rippling roof line that mimics undulating waves. Walking into the $55 million complex will be like plunging into a huge breaker.
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From strip club to an arts centre — a Hamilton transformation story
Daily Commercial News
It is not every day that a firm of architects is retained to transform a former strip club into a combined arts centre/loft development. But Thier + Curran Architects (TCA) did just that, at 95 King St. E. in downtown Hamilton, ON. Armed with a modest $3 million construction budget, the firm converted a building that was well over 100 years old into an arts centre with a multi-purpose gallery/event space, eight artist studios, a meeting room and 12 loft apartments.
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Clearview Residence / Altius Architecture
Arch Daily
Designed for a local artist to enjoy, this residence is located just south of Collingwood, in the heart of the Clearview area. A broad selection of sustainable technologies, including a geothermal lake loop and green house set this project apart from others in the area. The building itself draws inspiration from a number of intimate relationships and views, both through the adjacent woodland, as well as across the nearby pond.
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Rénovation du pavillon Macdonald de génie (Université McGill) par Lemay associés
Le Pavillon Macdonald est un édifice à caractère patrimonial situé au coeur de l'Université McGill. Bien qu'ayant subi de nombreuses transformations avec les années, l'édifice était dépourvu d'une planification globale. L'intervention majeure du projet représentait l'ajout d'un atrium au sein d'un espace extérieur résiduel.
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