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Call for submissions: RAIC 2020 Awards

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) invites submissions for the Emerging Architectural Practice Award, the Architectural Firm Award, the Prix du XXe Siècle, and the Emerging Architect Award. The RAIC is also calling for…

OAA Announces SHIFT 2019 Event

On Wednesday, November 6 members of the architecture profession—from emerging students to experienced practitioners will present thought-provoking projects as part of the OAA’s inaugural SHIFT Challenge program.The SHIFT Architecture…

René Menkès (1932-2019)

Renowned Canadian architect, René Menkès, passed away on October 7th in Montréal, at the age of 87. A striking figure in modern, national, international and contemporary architecture, René Menkès was a respected and admired man. We owe him…

Toon Dreessen: What It’s Worth

Arnaud Marthouret: Why is the current procurement of professional services model a problem?Toon Dreessen: I think it is a problem we have this illusion that what we buy we have to equate with getting best value and there's this belief…

The Opeongo Pavilion

Occupying 230-square-metres of Parc du Mont-Orford’s scenic landscape — amid lakes, mountains, and forests — is the modernized Opeongo Pavilion.The name, Opeongo, derives from the Anishnaabe word opeauwingauk (sandy narrows); it…
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