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April, 2017
Report: Building Information Modeling (BIM) Market Worth 7.64 Billion USD by 2022


The growth of the BIM market for industrial application is attributed to the fact that building information modeling provides digital prototyping analysis and simulation, thereby shortening the construction period while consistently improving productivity and reducing risks associated with construction projects in the industrial sector.

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April, 2017
Heritage panel approves most recent design for Somerset House in Ottawa


The latest renovation concept for the historic Somerset House received approval from the city’s heritage panel Thursday, but members walked away, again, with no indication of when the work would be done.

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April, 2017
A look at an incredible farming skyscraper could fight poverty and feed the world


Designers Pawel Lipiński and Mateusz Frankowski proposed the Mashambas Skyscraper for rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa as a means to bring a “green revolution” to impoverished small farmers.

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April, 2017
A Chinese developer is building a $100 billion project in Malaysia


The $100 billion metropolis, called Forest City, is being built by Chinese developer Country Garden. The developers bill it as 'a dream paradise for all mankind.'

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April, 2017
RAIC names recipient of the Innovation in Architecture Award


A luminous worship space designed and built with the creative use of computer modeling, measuring, and fabrication software, and custom glass, has won the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Innovation in Architecture Award for 2017.  

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March, 2017
Proposed downtown Burlington tower's height concerning nearby residents


In a near full room at the Art Gallery of Burlington, downtown residents had a chance Tuesday night to hear from the developer and city staff, and voice their own concerns or support for the application.

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March, 2017
Science Fiction or Reality? Architects design a skyscraper that is to be attached to an asteroid


Analemma Tower is a proposal for the world's tallest building ever. Harnessing the power of planetary design thinking, it taps into the desire for extreme height, seclusion and constant mobility.

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March, 2017
University of Calgary's newest residence buildings recognized for sustainable design and construction


For UCalgary's two newest residence buildings, low-emitting materials and a dedicated outdoor air system help provide excellent air quality year-round. 

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March, 2017
Setting a new benchmark in green construction


Baptised the “Paradigm” home, this custom built BONE Structure home is setting a new benchmark for green construction in Vancouver. Scoring a rating of 95 on the EnerGuide scale, Paradigm will serve as an industry leader for a future in which homes are built to last.   

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March, 2017
Ottawa sets preliminary timelines for new central library


A notice of planned procurement posted Friday on online tender site MERX sets out the timelines for a 'two-stage competitive process' to build the $168-million flagship branch on the eastern edge of LeBreton Flats.

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March, 2017
CitiesAlive®: 15th Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference - Awards of Excellence - Call for Submissions


This is the only awards program dedicated to innovative green roof and wall projects and is designed to celebrate the creative and technical advancements the industry continues to make. CitiesAlive Awards of Excellence also recognizes outstanding individual contributions to the industry in research, policy, and corporate leadership.

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March, 2017
Acton Ostry Architects Expands Leadership Team


Five leaders of the Vancouver-based practice will join principals Russell Acton and Mark Ostry in leading future growth of the firm. 

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March, 2017
Katherine Robinson joins Kasian's Calgary office as Principal


Kasian is pleased to announce that Katherine Robinson, Architect AAA, joined Kasian as Principal in our Calgary office effective March 13. In this role, Katherine will provide valuable insight and leadership to Kasian’s commercial and hospitality market sectors. She specializes in high-rise commercial and multi-family residential projects. 

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March, 2017
RAIC awards posthumous 2017 Gold Medal to Roger du Toit


Roger du Toit, FRAIC, established his practice in Toronto in 1975, now known as DTAH, He was not only a professional architect but also a certified landscape architect and planner. 

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March, 2017
RAIC announces 2017 Honorary Fellows


The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has selected one of the leading contemporary architects in the United States, as well an architect-couple who have raised awareness of Canadian architecture through publishing, to receive its 2017 Honorary Fellowships.

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