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RDH Architects to Convert a Historic Canadian Post Office Into a Digital Library

08:00 - 10 April, 2016
RDH Architects to Convert a Historic Canadian Post Office Into a Digital Library, © RDH Architects
© RDH Architects

RDH Architects has unveiled the plans for its Old Post Office Idea Exchange, a restoration project in Cambridge, Canada. The post office project will completely restore the existing historic building and transform it into a new space through the use of new glass additions that will increase usable space and improve accessibility. 

Fallsview Residence / Setless Architecture

13:00 - 9 April, 2016
Fallsview Residence  / Setless Architecture, © Sandy Rush
© Sandy Rush

© Sandy Rush © Sandy Rush © Sandy Rush © Sandy Rush +18

  • Architects

  • Location

    31 Fallsview Rd, Dundas, ON L9H 5J7, Canada
  • Architect in Charge

    Setless Architecture
  • Contractor

    Sandy Tod
  • Area

    129.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Univers Nuface / Adhoc Architectes

13:00 - 7 April, 2016
Univers Nuface  / Adhoc Architectes, © Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams +19

Phyllis Lambert Wins Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2016

16:00 - 1 April, 2016
Phyllis Lambert Wins Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2016, Phyllis Lambert, 1959, during her studies at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Image Courtesy of Ed Duckett
Phyllis Lambert, 1959, during her studies at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Image Courtesy of Ed Duckett

The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) has announced Phyllis Lambert, architect and CCA Founding Director Emeritus, as the winner of the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2016 Architecture Awards from The American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York. The $20,000 prize is given to an architect of any nationality who has made a significant contribution to architecture as an art. 

Lambert "is the conscience of modern and contemporary architecture, protecting its past and advocating for its future as a vital art form," said jury chairman Elizabeth Diller.

Poppy Plaza / The Marc Boutin Architectural Collaborative

13:00 - 1 April, 2016
Poppy Plaza / The Marc Boutin Architectural Collaborative, © Yellow Camera
© Yellow Camera

© Yellow Camera © Yellow Camera © Yellow Camera © Yellow Camera +17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Memorial Dr NE, Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Architect in Charge

    Marc Boutin
  • Design Team

    Tony Leong, Jerry Hacker, Mike Deboer, Kristin St. Arnault, Ron Choe, Sean Knight, Mauricio Rosa, Nick Standeven
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Stade De Soccer de Montréal / Saucier + Perrotte architectes + HCMA

09:00 - 1 April, 2016
© Olivier Blouin
© Olivier Blouin

© Olivier Blouin © Olivier Blouin © Olivier Blouin © Olivier Blouin +33

La Taule - Training Center / Architecture Microclimat

11:00 - 24 March, 2016
La Taule - Training Center / Architecture Microclimat, © Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams +18

Villa Boreale / CARGO Architecture

09:00 - 23 March, 2016
Villa Boreale  / CARGO Architecture, © Dave Tremblay
© Dave Tremblay

© Dave Tremblay © Dave Tremblay © Dave Tremblay © Dave Tremblay +17

Laurentian Ski Chalet / RobitailleCurtis

15:00 - 17 March, 2016
Laurentian Ski Chalet / RobitailleCurtis, © Marc Cramer
© Marc Cramer

© Marc Cramer © Marc Cramer © Marc Cramer © Marc Cramer +16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Lac Archambault, Lac-Jacques-Cartier, QC G0A, Canada
  • Architect in Charge

    Andrew Curtis
  • Area

    2750.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Tokyo Smoke Found / Steven Fong Architect

17:00 - 14 March, 2016
Tokyo Smoke Found / Steven Fong Architect, © A-Frame/Ben Rahn
© A-Frame/Ben Rahn

© A-Frame/Ben Rahn © A-Frame/Ben Rahn © A-Frame/Ben Rahn © A-Frame/Ben Rahn +13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Architect in Charge

    Steven Fong Architect
  • Design Team

    Steven Fong and Katt Gudov
  • Area

    330.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

The François-René Project / Architecture Open Form + Maître Carré

09:00 - 13 March, 2016
The François-René Project  / Architecture Open Form + Maître Carré, © Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

© Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams © Adrien Williams +14

MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Wins RAIC's 2016 Firm Award

12:13 - 11 March, 2016
MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Wins RAIC's 2016 Firm Award, Regent Park Aquatic Centre / MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects. Image © Shai Gil
Regent Park Aquatic Centre / MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects. Image © Shai Gil

Toronto-based MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects (MJMA) has been selected to receive the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada's (RAIC) 2016 Architectural Firm Award. Known for their work in community recreation and sports buildings, the more than 50-person practice was chosen by the jury for their "wellness approach" to design and contribution to the "broader communities in which the projects are located."

MJMA has consistently achieved a very high quality of architecture and bold clarity throughout its large body of work,” said the five-member jury. “In addition to the spectacular spatial qualities, the architecture exhibits a clear problem-solving approach.

The Granite Club / Montgomery Sisam Architects

11:00 - 11 March, 2016
The Granite Club / Montgomery Sisam Architects, © Shai Gil
© Shai Gil

© Shai Gil © Shai Gil © Shai Gil © Shai Gil +12

Vancouver to Buy Old Rail Corridor for Future Public Greenway

12:00 - 9 March, 2016
Vancouver to Buy Old Rail Corridor for Future Public Greenway, © City of Vancouver
© City of Vancouver

The City of Vancouver has agreed to purchase the Arbutus Corridor from Canadian Pacific Railway for $55 million to make way for a future public greenway. According to a report by CBC, this ends a long-standing dispute between the city and CP Rail over the worth of the nine kilometer stretch of land, which hasn't been used for nearly 15 years.

Bala Line House / Williamson Chong Architects

11:00 - 9 March, 2016
Bala Line House  / Williamson Chong Architects, © Bob Gundu
© Bob Gundu

© Bob Gundu © Bob Gundu © Bob Gundu © Bob Gundu +12

  • Architects

  • Location

    Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Design Team

    Donald Chong, Chris Routley, Shane Williamson, Betsy Williamson
  • Area

    2400.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Exhibition Opening: Taxonomies

18:00 - 8 March, 2016
Exhibition Opening: Taxonomies, Opening invite
Opening invite

Onlyonegallery and Revelateur Studio are proud to present: The highly anticipated gallery show at OnlyOneGallery “TAXONOMIES” (#taxonomiesoog) is a dynamic, yet playful perspective centered on global human placement, as well as a look at how we as species interact with the surrounding environment, built or natural. This is not a critique or praise of human activity, but rather, a current snapshot of today’s times, showing our interaction with the world at three different scales: Macro, Meso and Micro.

La SHED Wins RAIC's Emerging Architectural Practice Award

12:00 - 7 March, 2016
La SHED Wins RAIC's Emerging Architectural Practice Award, © Maxime Brouillet
© Maxime Brouillet

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has selected La SHED Architecture as the recipient of its 2016 Emerging Architectural Practice Award. The small, nine-person office in Montreal is known for designing "fresh, contemporary houses inspired by the informal qualities," says the RAIC. It was founded in 2011 by University of Montreal graduates Renée Mailhot, MRAIC, Sébastien Parent and Yannick Laurin.

“This is a recently created firm that has developed a coherent and consistent body of high-quality architectural work in a rapid time frame,” said the five-member jury. “It has achieved this while often working within limited budgets.” 

AIPH International Green City Conference

18:00 - 2 March, 2016
AIPH International Green City Conference

AIPH and Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) invites all those with an interest in making our cities healthier and happier to join them in Vancouver, Canada on 16-18 March 2016 for the AIPH International Green City Conference, sponsored by TD Canada. The event will be held in conjunction with the AIPH Spring Meetings, the ELCA Board Meetings and the Landscape Canada Summit. The conference will give delegates a chance to see innovations in urban green infrastructure and planning on a global scale.