In the heart of the University of British Columbia campus in Vancouver stands this institution that addresses the story of the indigenous children who for more…
A small lakeside cabin in northern Ontario is conceived as a hedonistic setting for a three-way sentimental relationship to be lived to the full and in close connection with the outdoors. The enclosure’s stainless steel sheets and military stamp sugg
Critical of intensive practices, a family long engaged in raising livestock makes organic cheese in an environment that improves the quality of life of the animals and blends into the landscape. Deviating from the picture of an opaque industrial
The extension of the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec sits amid the other three existing institutional buildings creating a complex on the edge of the park. The project tries to establish new relationships between the green areas and the adjac
With 80 floors and 306 in height, the tower is a clearly articulated building that differentiates the commercial units at lower levels from the apartments above. The structural frame is expressed on the facade, becoming a distinctive addition to the
Sidewalk Labs – a subordinate company of Alphabet, the American multinational conglomerate whose major subsidiary is Google, has developed Sidewalk Toronto, a mixed-use community in the capital of the Canadian province of Ontario which seeks be a mod
Calgary has developed along the lines of other large North American cities: a dense compact downtown dominated by corporate towers and an extensive low-density periphery of suburban homes. Such a configuration is conducive to using cars and generates
The project further develops the idea of ‘Vancouverism,’ a local policy that aims to generate a dense and balanced urban fabric in the center, foster civic activity in the public realm, and preserve views, from the city, of its natural surroundings.
Founded in 2003 by Bassel, Firas, and Rami Atallah, SSENSE is a Canada-based online fashion platform and clothing e-tailer with a global presence, serving more than 100 countries worldwide. Its online platform curates a selection of over 400 fashion
Close to the Le Massif de Charlevoix ski range, on a mountain of Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, a municipality in the province of Quebec, are the new accommodations that the Canadian architectural practice of Olivier Bourgeois and Régis Lechasseur ha
In Calgary, where half the population uses libraries, this new one of more than 22,000 square meters rises as part of the urban and cultural regeneration of the city center.
Located in the Botanical Garden of Montreal and surrounded by a double glass facade covered with climbing roses, the new building houses a large multifunctional room with an open-plan floor that, together with the hall, makes a total of 760m²... [+]
The project provides an immersive experience for visitors with a tour through nine biotopes, following a sequence of spaces that are connected by ramps, filled with vegetation, possible paths, amazing scenarios, and dramatic light entries... [+]
Convinced of the importance of engaging the community from the outset, the design for the city’s new library building was completed after two years of conversations with the local community. The new facility, built over an existing Light Rail Train l
Images of the final design for the Vancouver Art Gallery – which will be the first Canadian work of the Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron – have been unveiled. The structure maintains the stacked form of the original project, presented in 2015, but t
Located in a transitional area between the Central Business District of skyscrapers to the east and the low-rise residential neighborhoods in the northwest, King Toronto is a mixed-use building surrounding a plaza which seeks to become a new public p
The extension of the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec sits amid the other three existing buildings, already belonging to the institution, and that make up a complex on the edge of the park. The project tries to establish new relationships betw
Located between a major commercial district and Ryerson University, the learning center plays the double role of satisfying the academic needs of the campus and of improving the urban quality of Yonge Street and its surroundings, one of the busiest a
The new Centre for the Performing Arts at Queen’s University in Kingston is located on the northeastern coast of Lake Ontario, and takes the historic Morton Brewery site as point of departure for the new design. Here, Snøhetta worked closely with Que
The Beijing-based German architect has presented the design for his first work outside Asia, an apartment tower on one of the main avenues of Vancouver. This skyscraper at 1500 West Georgia is conceived as a series of boxes stacked on top of one anot
Camouflaged by a thick layer of snow, the only exterior signs of the existence of this shelter, built with corrugated sheet tubes made in a workshop and then towed, are the colorful openings, inspired in the portable holes of Looney Tunes cartoons.
A rope bridge and monkey bars connect the twin vertical structures of this playhouse for children. Built entirely out of spruce-pine-fir parts measuring 5 x 7.5 centimeters, the overall size of 2.4 x 2.4 meters makes the ensemble transportable by tru
While the stacking accomplished in these two high-rises helps to densify the neighborhood through residential uses, their wiggly shapes make them a visual landmark in the city.
A work of the firm led by Bjarke Ingles, the Canadian skyscraper formed by a mixed-use podium base and a slender residential tower 150 meters tall has been declared the winner in the Best Tall Building Worldwide section of the latest series of awards
London-based Heatherwick Studio has shared design plans for a pair of “curvaceous, light-filled” residential towers jointly commissioned by Bosa Properties and Kingswood Properties for Vancouver’s West End neighborhood. Details on the arboreal-inspir
The first building of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron in Toronto – to be caried out in collaboration with the local firm Quadrangle – will also, when completed, be the city’s tallest, and perhaps the first Canadian sequel of the ‘supertall’ fever
The prairie town of Andrew is no stranger to loss, but when its last grain elevator was slated for demolition, the community fought to win a stay of execution. For nearly a century, a wooden tower has loomed over the prairie town of Andrew in western
The huge technological multinationals wield power of the soft kind, not with violence but through a silent, albeit extremely profitable wheeling and dealing with our digital footprints. This power for the time being meets with little resistance, prot
La torre y el zócalo de usos mixtos proyectados por la oficina de Bjarke Ingels pretende ser una continuación apropiada a la corta aunque exitosa historia urbanística de Vancouver (Canadá). La intervención ocupa la entrada a la ciudad desde el Puente
La II Guerra Mundial fue un periodo de barbarie en el que, sin embargo, se desarrollaron innovaciones aprovechadas por la arquitectura posterior; una muestra en el CCA de Montreal recupera este singular periodo.
En Canadá, colosales proyectos híbridos de alta densidad ubicados en los centros urbanos contrastan con pequeños pabellones insertos en entornos naturales privilegiados.
El Centro Canadiense de Arquitectura de Montreal muestra hasta octubre la exposición itinerante ‘Iannis Xenakis: Compositor, Arquitecto, Visionario’, que explora la importancia del dibujo en los trabajos del polifacético artista de origen griego. Dur
La oficina de Rem Koolhaas ha ganado el concurso para la ampliación del Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Quebec (MNBAQ). La propuesta del estudio holandés, diseñada por el propio Koolhaas y el socio de OMA Shohei Shigematsu, ha sido la seleccionada
Cuando Arthur Erickson nació en Vancouver en 1924, la ciudad acababa de cumplir 38 años. Inmerso en un entorno natural con densos bosques de abetos casi milenarios, cedros de treinta metros de alto y una rica floresta, rodeado de ríos y el océano Pac
The catalog is entitled Natural History, but the work of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron presents itself in Montreal like nature without history. Unlike the accelerated time of general history, the slow time of the natural world composes a still
Montreal, primavera de 2002. La ciudad sufre grandes alteraciones meteorológicas, con unas subidas de temperatura desconocidas para estas fechas. El planeta se calienta, dicen todos por aquí, y hay una especie de ansia apocalíptica en el modo frenéti
Frank Gehry is easygoing, generous, cordial. At 68, this Californian is America’s most admired architect, but no one who saw him amid the intense bustle of his Bilbao construction site would notice his stardom. The casual clothes and distracted appro
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