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The 5 greatest ideas Toronto never built
Toronto Star
If you're searching for a stunning view of downtown, visit the Toronto Archives and ask for Box 83705. Within, you'll find details of a 1929 plan to transform Toronto's downtown into a slice of Paris, with grand boulevards, wide streets and an architecturally splendid traffic circle.
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Parc national du Lac-Témiscouata Discovery & Visitor Centre / bisson + charron architectes
Arch Daily
Located on the western shore of Lake Temiscouata in the heart of the latest addition to the Quebec network of national parks, the Anse à William Discovery and Visitors Centre is a material symbol of the communion between man and nature.
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Appel de candidatures pour le prix Ernest-Cormier
OAQ
Annoncé l'automne dernier à l'occasion de la soirée de remise des Prix d'excellence en architecture, le Prix Ernest-Cormier, qui vise à souligner l'ensemble d'une carrière dans les domaines de l'architecture et du design, cherche ses premiers candidats. Dès lors, citoyens et organismes sont invités à proposer des candidatures au gouvernement québécois d'ici au 28 mars.
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Canada's first LEED Platinum heritage conversion underway
Journal of Commerce
Construction has started on a new $200 million green office tower development at the Old Stock Exchange building in downtown Vancouver, which will be Canada's first LEED Platinum heritage conversion. "Normally, we would invest in a fully-developed, leased property," said Rainer Scherwey, director with Credit Suisse Real Estate Asset Management.
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The Beaver Barracks Community Housing / Barry J. Hobin & Associates Architects
Arch Daily
The concept of sustainable design has become more familiar in recent years and though we often hear the term, what does it mean to the development of an urban building project? When the Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC) decided to develop the Beaver Barracks project, they were driven by several key elements: Sustainability, affordability and accessibility.
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Former eyesore on Halifax waterfront becomes gleaming HQ
The Globe and Mail
This decommissioned coal-fired power plant has become an attractive downtown landmark for all citizens and a modern headquarters for Nova Scotia Power Inc. For 30 years, the old coal-fired generating station at the foot of Morris Street in Halifax was a fenced-off empty eyesore. Now, the repurposed building boasts spectacular views of the city's harbour for 620 employees.
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Frank Gehry's Australian building joins Sydney skyline
Sourceable
The University of Technology, Sydney's (UTS) Dr Chau Chak Wing Building will be one of the greenest education buildings in the city, and the building has reached a literal high point with the topping out of its structure. The striking project stands as a new local landmark even with its distinctive brick façade still hidden behind scaffolding.
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Amphithéâtre: Une oeuvre d'art « audacieuse » recherchée
Radio-Canada
Le concours pour la conception de l'oeuvre d'art public qui sera installée dans le hall du nouvel amphithéâtre de Québec est lancé. Le ministère de la Culture et la Ville de Québec ont confirmé jeudi qu'une somme de 398 635 $ sera consacrée pour la conception, la réalisation et l'installation de l'oeuvre.
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École de design (U. Laval) — « Nouveau baccalauréat en design de produits »
Kollectif
Suite à l'avis favorable de la Commission d'évaluation des projets de programmes de la CREPUQ* et dans l'attente de l'autorisation finale du MESRST**, l'École de design de l'Université Laval est heureuse d'annoncer l'ajout d'un programme de baccalauréat en design de produits dispensé par la Faculté d'aménagement, d'architecture, d'art et de design. Ce nouveau programme est la seule formation spécialisée axée sur le design de produits dans l'est du Québec.
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Historic mansion to be rescued one brick at a time
Edmonton Journal
An Old Strathcona mansion facing demolition could be saved by a history buff hoping to take it apart brick by brick and rebuild it somewhere else. The 105-year-old Arthur Davies house at 10606 84 Ave. was sold last summer to a developer who plans to tear it down so he can construct condominiums.

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Building for wellness: Architectural responses to the changing needs of health care
Canadian Architect
This exhibition at Harbourfront's Architecture Gallery in Toronto is curated by Patrick Macaulay, and features the work of Diamond Schmitt Architects, KPMB Architects, Stantec Inc. and HDR Inc., Patrick Spear, Ian Chodikoff, and a visual arts installation by Brendan George Ko. What role does architecture play in the health of people?

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I want to be an architect. What will my salary be?
The Globe and Mail
Architects design buildings, but that's only a small part of the job, says Allan Teramura, a RAIC regional director and partner at Ottawa-based Watson MacEwen Teramura Architects. Architects also help to oversee construction, and spend a lot of time doing analysis and studies. Architects can start their day wearing a suit in a boardroom and finish it wearing a hard hat and steel-toed boots on a construction site.

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L'architecture vernaculaire, quand l'habitat se fond dans son environnement
Le Monde
Dans une interview donnée au site deezen, l'architecte suisse Jacques Herzog dénonçait la "stupidité" des bâtiments Art déco de Miami, "des boîtes dotées d'air conditionné décorées comme des pâtisseries". Pour concevoir le nouveau Pérez Art Museum avec son associé Pierre de Meuron, il a ainsi, dit-il, préféré "(s')appuyer sur le climat incroyable de la Floride pour imaginer un bâtiment ouvert, perméable à cet environnement."
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