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Tender call coming for Laurentian University second phase
Daily Commercial News
As the Laurentian University school of architecture in Sudbury, ON, prepares to welcome its charter class of students, the university is gearing up to call tenders in early October on the estimated $22 million second phase of a landmark project to create a home for Canada's newest architecture school.
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La Ville de Montréal poursuivie par des architectes
Journal Métro
Une firme d'architectes réclame 83 741$ à la Ville de Montréal, affirmant ne pas avoir reçu l'ensemble de ses honoraires pour des travaux réalisés au Biodôme de Montréal. C'est la firme Julien Bélanger Carrière architectes qui a lancé la poursuite, indique Radio-Canada.
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Stacked House / NatureHumaine
Arch Daily
The site is located in a back alley of Montréalès Plateau neighborhood and the design reflects the patchwork of extensions and renovations typically found in Plateau alleyways. The constraints of the site called for a house that was built upwards versus outwards. Four boxes clad in different materials are stacked one on top of the other.
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Team Alberta completes solar house, offers public tours
Business Review Canada
Students from the University of Calgary and Mount Royal University recently celebrated the completion of their solar house, Borealis. Borealis is equipped with solar photovoltaic panels, solar thermal tubes, sun tunnel skylights, an intelligent mechanical system and LED lighting. An energy recovery system stores excess energy to be used for dehumidification and heating. There is also a "living wall" that detoxifies the air.
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La ville en vert et bleu
OAQ
Le 12 septembre prochain, Longueuil sera l'hôte d'un colloque portant sur les infrastructures vertes et bleues en milieu urbain. Organisé par l'organisme de bassin versant par Richelieu/Saint-Laurent (COVABAR) dans le cadre des Causeries Champlain, cet événement se penchera sur une foule de sujets en relation avec l'aménagement et la gestion des milieux naturels en ville.
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Laurentian Architecture welcomes Fall 2013 Charter Class
Canadian Architect
The Laurentian University School of Architecture welcomes the charter class of students for the Fall 2013 launch of Canada's newest architecture school. Of the applications received from across the country, Laurentian Architecture has confirmed 70 students to begin studies at the downtown Sudbury site of the new school.
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New much-needed student building opens its doors in New Mexico
Daily Commercial News
An innovative and sustainable building, designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects in joint venture with Studio Southwest Architects, has opened at New Mexico Highlands University. The 65,000-square-foot gateway building anchors a key intersection of the university and presents a series of interconnected and transparent volumes "that are legible and inviting from the street," Diamond Schmitt said in a news release.
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New architecture school in Sudbury to welcome 70 students
The Sudbury Star
Laurentian University has confirmed 70 students will make up the first year of the school's new architecture program, which is set to begin on Sept. 4. "We have been tremendously impressed by the vitality and the diversity of the applications we've received," said Laurentian Architecture's founding director, Terrance Galvin, in a release. "There is an exciting creative spark in these young people, and we know that our school is off to a very promising start."

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Le monde asiatique monte dans les tours
La Libre
La plus haute tour d'Asie sera chinoise. Sa structure s'est achevée il y a quelques jours. Elle sera la 2e plus haute tour du monde. mais pour quelques années à peine, car la course est vive. La mixité des fonctions est devenue la règle: bureaux, hôtels, logements.

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P.E.I. architect has made large imprint on small province
Daily Business Buzz
Politicians, high school and university students, researchers and home dwellers, among others, pour in and out of his designed structures. Working in Prince Edward Island for the past four decades has allowed the 71-year-old architect the opportunity to do a diverse range of work as a founding partner with both Bergmark and Hammarlund Architects and with BGHJ Architects.

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Green high-tech learning centre shortlisted for WAF Award
Sourceable
The Knox Innovation, Opportunity and Sustainability Centre (KIOSC), designed by Woods Bagot's Melbourne architecture studio, has been shortlisted in the Higher Education/Research category at the 2013 World Architecture Festival Awards. Located in Melbourne, KIOSC is a $10.3 million high-tech learning and training centre created in April 2012 to deliver green education, sustainability orientated training and responsible management skills.
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Award-winning beach house made of recycled materials
Sourceable
Merricks Beach House, a holiday house located near the Melbourne coast which won the Residential-House (New) Award in the 2013 Victorian Architecture Awards, was made using recycled materials. Kennedy Nolan Australian Architects used recycled clay bricks, concrete and rough-sawn timber to build the award-winning house, which is located only two blocks from the beach.
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