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AHL Sens loving new digs

AHL Sens loving new digs

The Belleville Senators have no complaints about their new home. It’s first class all the way. The players being sent to the Ottawa Senators’ American Hockey League affiliate have a new dressing room, weight room, video theatre...

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Prairie Transformation (Canadian Architect)

Prairie Transformation (Canadian Architect)

Saskatoon, considered by many to be a charmingly scenic but sleepy 
community, was for most of its existence overshadowed by the country’s more glamorous urban centres. But times are changing for this prairie city of 270,000, with an economic...

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Prairie Modern (Frieze Magazine)

Prairie Modern (Frieze Magazine)

Saskatoon, the largest city in the vast prairie region of Saskatchewan, Canada, does not seem a likely stop on the international art world circuit. There are no direct flights from New York or Los Angeles. Yet it is now the...

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Holding up the beacon of modernity!

Holding up the beacon of modernity!

Montreals’ Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel has been reinvented in keeping with its mid-century vision of a perfect hotel and its grand international style… Working closely with owner Ivanhoé Cambridge and operator Fairmont Hotels, Sid Lee Architecture...

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Ground broken on MURS project

Ground broken on MURS project

WEST LINCOLN — When Chris Carter’s three-year-old daughter was running around on the playground in Smithville recently she made note of the 80 “exotic” birds — they were seagulls — scrounging for a meal around a big...

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Montreal’s Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel reopens

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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Rehabilitating the West Block

Rehabilitating the West Block

As a result of a fire that destroyed the Centre Block in 1916, the West Block is the oldest of the Parliament’s Buildings. The load-bearing masonry structure was built in three campaign periods, starting in 1859, and it was completed...

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Remai Modern Art Gallery opening Oct. 21

Remai Modern Art Gallery opening Oct. 21

After a long wait, Saskatchewan's newest art gallery is set to finally open its doors to the public this fall. The Remai Modern Art Gallery in Saskatoon will open Oct. 21. The first major main floor exhibit...

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A49 Acknowledges Peter Emmett’s contribution to CSC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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