Back in Place

There is probably no city in North America more deserving of the moniker "city of steeples" than Montreal. Between the conquest of 1759 and the crystallization of the so-called "quiet revolution" in 1960 with the election of Jean Lesage's…

the road to 2010

Many of us know that the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will host the world's best athletes in some of the most breathtaking areas of British Columbia. But did you know that, along with the three pillars of Sport, Culture, and…

Edmonton mall gets bigger

EDMONTON - Montreal-based Ivanhoe Cambridge has begun a $108-million expansion and redevelopment of the Southgate Centre shopping mall in Edmonton. The project will add significant retail space to Southgate, most of which will be located in…

New Park at Lake Ontario

TORONTO -- Field Operations, a New York-based landscape architecture firm, has been commissioned by the Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation (TWRC) to design a new 500-acre park on the shore of Lake Ontario in Toronto. The project,…

Introducing the Saputo Stadium

MONTREAL -- The RIO, Montreal's Olympic park, together with Zinno-Zappitelli Architects and Broccolini Construction, both of Montreal, have announced plans for the Saputo Stadium, a new soccer stadium being developed for the Montreal Impact…

Diamond + Schmitt at Ryerson University

TORONTO -- Toronto-based Diamond + Schmitt will design a new $8-million gallery and research centre at Ryerson University in Toronto. Diamond + Schmitt's design, which was selected from 11 other bidders, will add new gallery, research,…

Bridgepoint Health to be redeveloped

TORONTO -- The Bridgepoint Health hospital in Toronto is being redeveloped by Edmonton-based Stantec Architecture and Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects (KPMB) of Toronto. The redevelopment plan calls for the building of a care and…

Richard Rogers: 2007 Pritzker Prize winner

LONDON, England -- Richard Rogers of the London-based firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has been chosen as the 2007 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. The formal ceremony will be held on June 4 in London where the 73-year-old…
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