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July 21, 2014

Windsor federal building deteriorating rapidly

Windsor’s main federal government building is increasingly falling into disrepair, posing a threat to pedestrians and motorists below.

June 5, 2014

Canadian human rights museum has heart of steel

The Canadian Museum of Human Rights (MHR) is set to open this fall but it has already turned some heads with its bold organic design.

June 4, 2014

Nova Scotia commits $15 million for school improvements

The Nova Scotia government is planning to undertake $15 million in upgrades, repairs and improvements this year at 50 schools across the province.

May 27, 2014

Courtyards of Maple Construction

Construction is moving along on the Courtyards of Maple condominiums in Vaughan, Ont.

May 26, 2014

Newfoundland to build housing

Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation has awarded contracts worth $1.2 million for the construction of four apartments in St. John’s, as well as major renovations and upgrades to social housing.

May 23, 2014

OAA celebrates architectural excellence

There were 15 new buildings that were recognized in the “Design Excellence” category at this year’s Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) Celebration of Excellence Awards in Montreal.

May 14, 2014

West Don Lands Windows

Window installation moves up at the River City West Don Lands Phase Two condominiums in Toronto, Ont.

May 12, 2014

A Safe Site

Workers set up the area for safety at the Emerald Park Condominiums at Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue in North York, Ont.

May 7, 2014

Perspective View

Construction is taking shape on the Perspective Condominiums in Etobicoke, Ont.

May 1, 2014

New Brampton paramedic services hub build underway

As the Region of Peel undertakes an ambitious program of building new paramedic stations to meet the growing healthcare needs of the community, construction is well underway on a facility in Brampton, Ont. that combines several functions under one roof.

April 30, 2010

MediaPlex at St. Clair College helps in revival of Windsor’s core

It’s called the MediaPlex. It’s St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology’s new hi-tech journalism school located right in the centre of downtown Windsor.

April 30, 2010

German firm launches ‘intelligent envelope’ system

In modern building design and construction, every component is getting a rethink around increased efficiency and reduced operating costs.

April 30, 2010

Prairie Art Gallery in Grande Prairie, Alberta a building within a building

The new Prairie Art Gallery in Grande Prairie, Alta. has been designed as a building-within-a-building to honour the city’s heritage and the rigorous environmental requirements of a modern art gallery.

April 30, 2010

Halsall Associates begins second part of brick study

A two-part study measuring the impact of interior insulation on solid masonry walls may provide some solutions on how to effectively and safely bring Canada’s extensive inventory of older buildings up to modern day energy efficiency standards.

April 30, 2010

Toronto’s Royal Trust Tower undergoing $110-million revitalization

A massive renewal of one of Toronto’s oldest office towers is designed to bring the building up to modern day energy efficient and sustainability performance standards while respecting its heritage character.

April 30, 2010

Canadian architect revives Penn Station PowerHouse in New York

When CGS Developers and Zigmond Brach of Brooklyn, NY undertook the historic condominium renovation of a New York City landmark, the intention was to preserve as much of the structure as possible.

April 30, 2010

First Canadian Place gets 72-storey facelift

Almost 40 years after it was constructed, the 72-storey, 298-metre-high First Canadian Place office tower still retains its status as Canada’s largest office tower. Now it will soon be receiving what is conceivably the largest recladding in the country.

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