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…

New Wind Farm in Ontario

RIPLEY, Ontario -- The Canadian division of Spain-based sustainable development company Acciona and energy company Suncor Energy Products of Calgary have announced the start of construction on their $176-million, 76-megawatt (MW) wind power…

Illuminating Architecture

Paris is called the City of Light for the flair with which most of its historic monuments and many of its architectural gems are illuminated externally after dark.Then there is Vancouver, which isn't Paris, but in its own unassuming yet…

Preventing The Next Caledonia

The unfortunate truth is that land rights disputes between First Nations and non-natives pre-date the founding of Canada. Since 1867, the responsibility for managing First Nations land rights was held by the Crown, and since then a…

At Play In The Park

Maimonides Park, first developed in the 1960s when Cte Saint Luc was a rapidly developing suburb of Montreal, is characterized by two distinct spatial realities: located adjacent to the sprawling Cte Saint Luc railyards, the park is an…
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