Sherbourne Common / PFS Studio

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Architects: PFS Studio
Location: , ON, Canada
Design Team: The Planning Partnership, Jill Anholt Studio, Teeple Architects
Client: Waterfront Toronto
Year: 2011
Photographs: Tom Arban, Courtesy of , Courtesy of Waterfront Toronto, Aristea Rizakos

Orillia Public Library / Perkins+Will

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Architects: Perkins+Will
Location: Orillia, Ontario,
Area: 42,000 sqft
Year: 2013
Photographs: Ben Rahn / A-Frame, Tom Arban

Shortlist Announced for Canadian Holocaust Monument

Ottawa site of future National Holocaust Monument. Image Courtesy of Canadian Architect

and David Adjaye, as well as four other shortlisted teams, are competing to design the National Holocaust Monument in . Planned to be built in a prominent site in the heart of Ottawa, near the Canadian War Museum, the $4.5 million monument is expected for completion in 2015.

The jury, made up of internationally renowned art and design professionals, a representative from the National Holocaust Monument Development Council and a Holocaust survivor, chose the following six teams as finalists:

“Pierrefonds Library” Winning Entry / Chevalier Morales Architectes

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Chevalier Morales Architectes, in collaboration with DMA Architectes, has won the competition for the design of the Pierrefonds Library in Quebec. The project called for a complete renovation of the existing building to achieve LEED Gold certification and a 2,316 square meter extension that would include new document management technologies. The team’s building design was inspired by Pierrefonds’ old master plans as well as the economic pragmatism of shopping malls.

La Sentinelle / NatureHumaine

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Architects: NatureHumaine
Location: Lac de la Cabane, Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard,
Year: 2013
Photographs: Adrien Williams

Espace St-Denis / Anne Sophie Goneau

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Architects: Anne Sophie Goneau
Location: Montreal, QC,
Year: 2013
Photographs: Adrien Williams

Student Residence Paul Lafleur / Bisson | Associés Architects

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Architects: Bisson | Associés Architects
Location: , QC,
Architect In Charge: Jonathan Bisson
Design Team: Julie Dubé, Caroline Lajoie, Jacques Dion, Chloé Barabé-Pépin, Geneviève Gagnon, Patrick Gosselin, Véronique Boulet & Éric Maurand
Project Manager : Roche Construction
Photographs: Stephane Groleau

Solar Decathlon 2013: Team Alberta Designs Modular Home for Remote Locations

Render. Image Courtesy of Team Alberta

Borealis, Team Alberta’s entry to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013, addresses the housing needs of professionals working in remote locations. This modular house was designed in consideration of severe housing shortages and high housing costs driven by booming industries in northern Canada. Named after the iconic Northern Lights and lush Boreal forest, Borealis is designed to be sustainable and ecologically sensitive.

Fogo Island Inn / Saunders Architecture

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Architects: Saunders Architecture
Location: Main Street, Fogo, NL A0G,
Local Architects: Sheppard Case Architects
Design Team: Todd Saunders, Ryan Jørgensen, Joseph Kellner, Attila Béres, Nick Herder
Area: 4,500 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Iwan Baan, Alex Fradkin

SoupeSoup / Henri Cleinge

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Architects: Henri Cleinge
Location: , QC,
Area: 3,500 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Henri Cleinge

Gulf Islands Residence / RUFproject

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Architects: RUFproject
Location: British Columbia,
Architect In Charge: Sean Pearson, Alyssa Schwann
General Contractor: H.Hazenboom Construction Ltd.
Structural Engineer: Parallel Consulting Structural Engineers Ltd.
Mechanical Engineer: Jade West Engineering Co. Ltd.
Geotechnical Engineer: Braun Geotechnical Ltd.
Year: 2011
Photographs: Ivan Hunter

Duchess Park Secondary School / HCMA

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Architects: HCMA
Location: Prince George, British Columbia,
Area: 11,040 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of HCMA

Tetris House / rzlbd

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Architects: rzlbd
Location: , ON, Canada
Project Team: Reza Aliabadi, Ehsan Zareian
Area: 3,000 sqft
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of borXu Design

The Hintonburg Six / Colizza Bruni Architecture Inc.

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Architects: Colizza Bruni Architecture Inc.
Location: , ON,
Design Team: James Colizza, Anthony Bruni, Nic De Socio
Area: 600.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Peter Fritz

Totem House / rzlbd

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Architects: rzlbd
Location: Toronto, ON,
Design Team: Reza Aliabadi, Lailee Soleimani
Area: 1600.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of rzlbd

Connaught Residence / NatureHumaine

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Architects: NatureHumaine
Location: , Canada
Year: 2013
Photographs: Adrien Williams, Courtesy of NatureHumaine

Bord-du-Lac House / Henri Cleinge

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Architects: Henri Cleinge
Location: Dorval, QC,
Design Team: , Paulette Taillefer
Area: 9,900 sqft
Year: 2012
Photographs: Marc Cramer

Children’s Playhouse ‘Sam + Pam’ / Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects + Designers Inc.

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Architects: Office of McFarlane Biggar Architects + Designers Inc.
Location: Pacific National Exhibition, 2901 East Hastings Street, , BC V5K 5J1,
Contractors: Kindred Construction
Year: 2013
Photographs: Latreille Delage