The University College of the North's new LEED Gold-targeting campus considers the local climate of Thompson, Manitoba, in its design.
As LEED certification increasingly matters to tenants’ employees, sound environmental stewardship has moved from a nice-to-do to a must-do for many companies.
Aitken Place Park, a new 3,000-square-metre park planned for the Toronto waterfront, will be designed by landscape architecture firms Thomas Balsey Associates and Scott Torrance Landscape Architect Inc. The companies, based out of New York and Toronto respectively, were selected to collaborate on the project by Waterfront Toronto.
To subsume or not to subsume. That was the question presented by the project brief for the expansion and renovation of University of Toronto Mississauga’s
Since the introduction of legislation, like the Ontario Building Code’s SB-10 supplementary standard for large buildings and the B.C. Clean Energy Act, what once was
The City of Markam has joined a growing list of municipalities that have adopted bird-friendly building guidelines for new construction.
The economic and environmental benefits of urban parks are many. But as demand for land rises, cities must be creative when building new spaces.
The College of New Caledonia's West Fraser Technical Centre in British Columbia debunks the notion that design must be sacrificed for functionality.
Bird-building collisions cause more than a million deaths each year in Toronto. But properties can take simple steps to help keep migratory birds safe.
Livings walls are growing in popularity due to the benefits they bring to indoor environments.
Designers have a significant role in providing design solutions that address terms and conditions of green leases.
The USGBC has introduced an ergonomics pilot credit that promotes the creation of spaces and buildings that support occupant health and performance and have lower operational costs.
The new Surrey City Centre Library is not only a striking architectural landmark; it serves as a civic anchor for the city’s changing downtown core.