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Ground set to break on new Globe and Mail building
Daily Commercial News
Developer First Gulf is poised to break ground in October on the 500,000-square-foot Globe and Mail Centre, a 17-storey office tower set to transform Toronto's downtown east side. The building, designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, will be the new home of Canada's national newspaper and anchor the emerging St. Lawrence neighbourhood as a hub of urban activity and corporate offices.
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Pavillon Paul Lafleur par bisson | associés
Kollectif
Oeuvrant dans les domaines de la formation, de la création et de la diffusion des arts, l'Académie musicale du Domaine Forget, située à St-Irénée sur une vaste propriété historique, se devait de requalifier son service d'hébergement. C'est afin de surpasser les demandes d'une clientèle exigeante que le projet des nouvelles résidences étudiantes — Pavillon Paul Lafleur a vu le jour.
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Le nouveau pont Champlain devancé?
Journal Métro
La détérioration du pont Champlain s'accélère, ce qui pourrait forcer le gouvernement Harper à revoir son échéancier afin de livrer la nouvelle structure avant 2021. Un rapport d'experts reçu le 26 septembre a non seulement incité Ottawa à agir de la sorte, mais à entreprendre des travaux d'urgence sur plusieurs poutres extérieures de l'ouvrage, qui relie la Rive-Sud à Montréal.
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How much will it cost to start my own architecture firm?
Arch Daily
Starting your own firm is a daunting task, especially if you're not completely sure of what you're getting yourself into. Author Mark LePage, founder of Entrepreneur Architect knows this firsthand. This guide, originally published on Entrepreneur Architect, discusses the financial implications of starting your own firm and acts as a guide through the challenge, leading you to success.
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Bureau du design — 6 ans après la désignation Ville UNESCO de design: en actions et en chiffres!
Kollectif
Le Bureau du design de la Ville de Montréal, en collaboration avec la Chaire UNESCO en paysage et environnement de l'Université de Montréal, vient de publier le bilan Chantier Montréal Ville UNESCO de design : en actions et en chiffres. Ce document fait état des retombées concrètes des actions menées en matière de design et d'architecture par la Ville de Montréal et ses partenaires depuis la désignation de la métropole à titre de Ville UNESCO de design en 2006.
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Carlos Ventin was known for his restoration-architecture projects
London Free Press
Expert at breathing new life into old buildings including the Old Town Hall, Aylmer, and St. Thomas city hall, architect Carlos Ventin left his mark across southwestern Ontario and around the globe. One of Canada's best-known restoration architects, who worked on projects such as the 19th-century Oxford County Jail in Woodstock, the old teachers' college building in London's Wortley Village and even the Ontario legislature, the Argentina native had died.
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Jeune critique en architecture pour la Maison de l'Architecture du Québec
Le Courrier de l'Architecte
La Maison de l'architecture du Québec (MAQ) lance la troisième édition de son concours annuel 'Jeune critique MAQ en architecture'. Les étudiants et jeunes auteurs âgés de moins de 35 ans de toutes disciplines pertinentes (journalisme, communication, histoire de l'art, architecture, design, etc.) intéressés sont invités à s'inscrire.
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Heritage masonry excellence recognized in Kingston by panel
Daily Commercial News
Five heritage buildings have been cited by a panel of industry experts as some of the finest examples of masonry construction and design in the Kingston area. "Kingston is the quintessential example of a city defined by its building material," says Jack Prazeres, president of MasonryWorx, the provincial trade association of brick, block and stone masonry professionals, in a statement.

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Halifax project banks on heritage
The Chronicle Herald
An ambitious development will transform a downtown Halifax block. "We just think it's time to redevelop these buildings," said Wolfgang Thiel, president of Robin Halifax Holdings Ltd., the family-owned company that owns Royal Bank Tower and the block on which it stands. The planned 500,000-square-foot, twin-tower development, called 22nd Commerce Square, will span the area bounded by Granville, George, Hollis and Duke streets.

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Moore Studio / Omar Gandhi Architect
Arch Daily
The home is built on a recently purchased piece of land amidst a dense forest in the small town of Hubbard's, NS, approximately 45 minutes south of the city of Halifax. The 1,500-square-foot house is designed to be left exceedingly raw, providing open spaces and allowing plenty of natural daylight to penetrate the interior. The objective was to provide a platform for their artistic aspirations to flourish once again, while also providing a quiet setting for the couple to enjoy the surrounding landscape with their dogs, free of the stress of the city.

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Premier: Ontario infrastructure needs further investment
Daily Commercial News
Increased investment is the cure to the province's ailing infrastructure, according to Ontario's Premier. "I'm 60 years old and my elbows are creaking, well so are some of those bridges and roads," said Premier Kathleen Wynne, in front of a large crowd of LIUNA (Labourers' International Union of North America) Local 183 members.
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The origami house that was picked to feature in U.S. show Extreme Homes
Belfast Telegraph
Architect Jane Burnside's unique property just outside the quiet village of Kells is the only building in Northern Ireland selected to feature on the programme due for broadcast later this year. A film crew from London will spend two days shooting in the award-winning residence for the show which reaches a global audience of 80 million via Homes And Gardens TV.
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