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La Cornette House in the Township of Cleveland
photo © Francis Pelletier

Sep 19, 2018
Dion Project, Blainville, suburb of Montreal, southwestern Quebec
Design: LEGUË architecture Inc.
Dion Project in Blainville Quebec
photography : Dominic Boudreau

New Building in Blainville

13 Sep 2018
2018 Wood Design & Building Awards News

11 Sep 2018
Arborescence Homes, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec
Design: ABCP Architecture
Arborescence in Bromont Quebec
image : Knightsbridge

Arborescence Homes in Mont-Tremblant
This is a series of eco-friendly condominiums located on Bromont Mountain’s Kamloops Trail. The project is aiming for LEED certification and will be built in various phases, for a total of approximately 260 units. The first phase will have 48 units and be delivered toward the end of 2019.

2 Aug 2018
Welcome Pavilion, Wellington, Prince Edward County, eastern Ontario
Design: Studio North
Welcome Pavilion in Wellington
image from architects

New Building in Wellington, Ontario
This project was done in collaboration with the University of Toronto Daniels School of Architecture. Over a 2 week period, Studio North led a design build seminar with the aim to create a new Welcome Pavilion for the village of Wellington, Ontario.

1 Aug 2018
Baker Street Development in Ontario

1 Aug 2018
Workshop on a Cliff in Sainte-Adèle

29 Jul 2018
West Block of Parliament Rehabilitation, Ottawa, southern Ontario
Design: EVOQ Architecture
West Block in Ottawa
photo © EVOQ

West Block of Parliament Ottawa
EVOQ Architecture is strengthening its presence in the National Capital area with the addition of longtime Ottawa resident, Jayant Gupta, Senior Architect OAA, OAQ, LEED AP, RAIC who joined EVOQ this spring after having worked alongside the company for three years on the West Block Rehabilitation Project.

26 Jul 2018
Ambulatory Care Building, Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, Medicine Hat, Alberta
Design: Gibbs Gage Architects and Diamond Schmitt
Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Ambulatory Care Building
photo : Tom Arban Photography

Ambulatory Care Building, Medicine Hat Regional Hospital
The expansion and renewal of the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital was celebrated today. A ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opened the new Ambulatory Care Building designed by Gibbs Gage Architects and Diamond Schmitt Architects in joint venture.

21 Jul 2018
Innovation Centre at Red River College Exchange District Campus, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Design: Diamond Schmitt Architects with Number TEN Architectural Group
Innovation Centre at Red River College Exchange District Campus in Winnipeg
picture courtesy of architects office

Innovation Centre at Red River College
Construction has commenced on a $95-million Innovation Centre at the Red River College Exchange District campus in Winnipeg. This transformative project positions architectural innovation to inspire and support a culture of advanced learning and knowledge transfer.
The 100,000-sqft development incorporates a repurposed downtown heritage building and new construction.

5 Jul 2018
North York Central Library Building, Toronto, Ontario
Design: Diamond Schmitt Architects
North York Central Library Building in Toronto
photo : Lisa Logan Photography

Museum Station Toronto Building
Toronto’s largest circulating library re-opens today after a major renovation project. Diamond Schmitt Architects has revitalized the North York Central Library and reprogrammed space to support the delivery of new services to meet the changing needs and expectations of its users.

28 Jun 2018
Museum Subway Station, Toronto, Ontario
Design: Diamond Schmitt Architects
Museum Subway Station Toronto
photo : Elizabeth Gyde

Museum Subway Station Toronto Building
It has been a decade since Diamond Schmitt Architects transformed the quotidian into a time travel experience on the Toronto subway at Museum station.

16 May 2018
Metropolitan Toronto Central YMCA, Ontario
Design: Diamond Schmitt Architects
Metropolitan Toronto Central YMCA Building
photograph : Fiona Spalding-Smith

Metropolitan Toronto Central YMCA
The Metropolitan Toronto Central YMCA, designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, is this year’s recipient of the Prix du XXe siècle, an award that recognizes outstanding contribution to Canadian architecture of 20th century design.

8 May 2018
DARE District at Algonquin College, Ottawa
Design: Diamond Schmitt Architects
DARE District at Algonquin College in Ottawa
images courtesy of architects

DARE District at Algonquin College
Algonquin College in Ottawa has opened a new centre for learning, innovation and entrepreneurship that features state-of-the-art collaborative environments with an emphasis on the sharing and embracing of Indigenous knowledge.

6 Feb 2018
National Monument dedicated to the Holocaust, Ottawa
Architects: Studio Libeskind
National Holocaust Monument
photo © Doublespace

National Holocaust Monument Building in Ottawa
The Monument will honor the millions of innocent men, women and children who were murdered under the Nazi regime and recognize those survivors who were able to eventually make Canada their home. The Monument is an experience that combines architecture, art, landscape and scholarship in ways that create an-ever changing engagement with one of the darkest chapters of human history while conveying a powerful message of humanity’s enduring strength and survival.

1 Feb 2018
Decidedly Jazz Danceworks, Calgary, western Canada
Architects: DIALOG
Decidedly Jazz Danceworks
photo : Ema Peter Photography

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks in Calgary
DJD, a professional and recreational dance company, has been exploring how jazz music shapes movement and feeling since its humble beginnings in 1984. Over 30 years later, DJD continues innovating and evolving this art form, growing a jazz-savvy community around the world.

18 Jan 2018
Base Camp, Canmore, Alberta,
Design: Studio North ; Architects of Record: Systemic Architecture
Base Camp in Canmore
photo : Matthew Kennedy

Base Camp Canmore
The Base Camp buildings are a re-interpretation of the traditional mountain dwelling. The building mass is broken down into simple, archetypal forms that reference historical building typologies seen during the early days of settlement in Canmore and other mountain villages.

12 Jan 2018
The 100 Street Funicular and Frederick G. Todd Lookout, Edmonton, Alberta
Architects: Dialog Design
The 100 Street Funicular in Edmonton
photo © Brock Kryton

The 100 Street Funicular in Edmonton
Canada’s first funicular, officially named ‘the 100 Street Funicular and Frederick G. Todd Lookout’, has now opened as an attraction to members of the public in downtown Edmonton. Designed in its entirety by Dialog Design, this $24 million project has been publically funded to improve access to Edmonton’s river valley – the city’s largest and publicly accessible green space.

9 Jan 2018
Centre de services Le Bonnallie, Parc national du Mont-Orford, Orford, QC
Design: Anne Carrier architecture
Centre de Services le Bonnallie
photographer: Stéphane Groleau

Centre de services Le Bonnallie
This building is characterized by its interplay between opacity and transparency and between interior and exterior. It is very carefully integrated into its setting, following the site’s topography so closely that the building appears to be sculpted from the landscape itself. The mix of materials and colours gives it character, while creating clear boundaries between different spaces.

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