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Montreal’s Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel reopens

Following several years of planning and 12 months of work, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel has officially reopened and welcomed its first guests. Read full article. Sid Lee Architecture + Architecture49, architects in consortium, worked on the development of the project from...

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A49 Acknowledges Peter Emmett’s contribution to CSC

On behalf of A49, we would like to acknowledge Peter Emmett for his contribution to the CSC (Construction Specifications Canada). Peter just completed his one year term as National President.   CSC (Construction Specifications Canada) is a national multi-disciplinary,...

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Community Recreation Complex Project, Port Coquitlam

The City is planning a new Community Recreation Complex in the downtown area south of Wilson Avenue, between Mary Hill Road and Kingsway Avenue.  Following a competitive process, the City has selected Ventana Construction, a Burnaby-based general contractor and...

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La Presse newsroom wins Grands Prix du Design

The La Presse newsroom had been neglected since 2007. La Presse’s major shift to digital provided the impetus for a reinvention of this space. Spread over three levels, the vast newsroom features different interconnecting areas that can be used...

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CMHR featured in RIBA Journal

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is featured in the prestigious RIBA Journal. "Iconic is an over-used word – we are now largely immune to it. Watching a building that is touted as iconic from the start of construction,...

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Architecture49 Designs 35,000 Seat Cricket Stadium

The Canadian Premier League T20 has secured financing for the construction of a 35,000-seat world-class covered stadium for international cricket. Designed by Architecture49 and integrated engineering partner WSP Canada, the stadium will be the first purposed-built covered cricket facility in...

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Halifax Wins Lieutenant Governor Award

Our Halifax Office was awarded the 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Architecture – Award of Merit for the work they did on the new Charles P Allen High School project. About the project This 17,000m2 high school which accommodates...

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Mid-Term Accommodation Project LEED Certification

In April, our Security & Defence sector celebrated the LEED certification of the Mid-Term Accommodation Project in Ottawa, ON. This office building received LEED-NC v1.0 Gold certification with a total of 40 LEED points (39-51 points required for Gold).  The...

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Halifax Participates in CanStruction

Each year Feed Nova Scotia holds a food and fundraising event titled Canstruction. The event is a dynamic food and fundraising event, where teams come together to build incredible structures entirely out of canned food. At the end of it...

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