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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...

The top buildings that shaped culture in 2017 (Wallpaper Magazine)

The top buildings that shaped culture in 2017 (Wallpaper Magazine)

The year of 2017 brought many new architectural offerings. Here, we celebrate the best examples of the smartest new builds, canniest restorations and smoothest extensions that are upgrading...

Soaking up the arts in Saskatoon: the ‘Paris of the Prairies’

Soaking up the arts in Saskatoon: the ‘Paris of the Prairies’

A new chapter in Saskatoon’s art history is slated to begin Oct. 21 with the opening of the Remai Modern, a museum of modern and contemporary art with a...

Bilbao on the prairie: why does tiny Saskatoon need an $85m art gallery? (the Guardian)

Bilbao on the prairie: why does tiny Saskatoon need an $85m art gallery? (the Guardian)

This isn’t just a gallery, it’s an act of making a city,” says Bruce Kuwabara, founding partner of KPMB Architects, at the opening of the...

Remai Modern art museum is a stack of metal and glass blocks in the Canadian Prairies (Dezeen)

Remai Modern art museum is a stack of metal and glass blocks in the Canadian Prairies (Dezeen)

Toronto-based KPMB Architects has built a riverside art museum in Saskatoon, which is designed in response to the flat plains that surround the Canadian city. The 126,000-square-foot (approximately 11,705...

At the arrowhead of art itself (Globe and Mail)

At the arrowhead of art itself (Globe and Mail)

The security guard, with her back to the entrance of the brand-new Remai Modern, was enjoying the view inside – in between disappointing would-be visitors with the news that the...

Gregory Burke: Establishing a vision for a world-class gallery

Gregory Burke: Establishing a vision for a world-class gallery

Gregory Burke saw a unique opportunity in Saskatoon. Hired in 2013 as CEO of the Mendel Art Gallery, Burke’s true challenge was leading the transition to the new Remai...

Soaking up the arts in Saskatoon: the ‘Paris of the Prairies’

Soaking up the arts in Saskatoon: the ‘Paris of the Prairies’

A new chapter in Saskatoon’s art history is slated to begin Oct. 21 with the opening of the Remai Modern, a museum of modern and contemporary art with a...

Canada’s Coolest New Art Museum Isn’t in Toronto (Surface)

Canada’s Coolest New Art Museum Isn’t in Toronto (Surface)

The new Remai Modern Art Gallery may be the most impressive arts venue you’ve never heard of, thanks to its location in Saskatoon, a thriving—if overlooked...

If Art Lovers Can Find Bilbao, Why Not Saskatoon? (The Wall Street Journal)

If Art Lovers Can Find Bilbao, Why Not Saskatoon? (The Wall Street Journal)

Settled among the wheat fields and mineral mines of the Canadian plains, the city of Saskatoon is hardly a hotbed for contemporary art. Yet having watched art lovers descend on...

Presentation: True North Square

Presentation: True North Square

Located in the heart of downtown, True North Square is the largest private mixed-use development in Winnipeg’s history combining office, hotel, residential, retail, parking, and a central plaza....

Greenspace plan in place in Brandon

Greenspace plan in place in Brandon

Did you know September is Landscape Architecture Month in Manitoba? Every year, the Manitoba Association of Landscape Architects compiles a growing list of events around Winnipeg to celebrate landscape architecture...

The Remai Modern Art Gallery - Saskatoon makes room for modern art (Nuvo)

The Remai Modern Art Gallery - Saskatoon makes room for modern art (Nuvo)

Since June 2013, a modernist structure has been under construction on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon’s River Landing neighbourhood. Its low, flat topography mimics the...

True North Square - video update

True North Square - video update

Redefining the Heart of the City! See the latest update to True North square. Watch video here. ...

Remai Modern, Saskatoon’s New $85-Million Art Museum

Remai Modern, Saskatoon’s New $85-Million Art Museum

The scent inside the Mendel Art Gallery’s basement is a cocktail of paints, varnishes, metals and woods – intoxicating, though not unpleasant – but I’m only...

Assiniboine Park’s Diversity Gardens gains government support

Assiniboine Park’s Diversity Gardens gains government support

All three levels of government are set to support the $75M Diversity Gardens at Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg. Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced that the federal...

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...

Canadian Museum for Human Rights wins prestigious Chicago Atheneum International Architecture Award

Canadian Museum for Human Rights wins prestigious Chicago Atheneum International Architecture Award

Congratulations to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for winning an International Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture...

University College of the North Thompson achieves LEED Gold

University College of the North Thompson achieves LEED Gold

Congratulations to University College of the North for achieving LEED Gold Certification on April 20, 2016.  The new Thompson campus sets the standard in Northern Manitoba for leading edge energy efficient...

Park upgrades raise the bar: Redevelopment gives city another must-visit site

Park upgrades raise the bar: Redevelopment gives city another must-visit site

You would be hard-pressed to find a North American city the size of Winnipeg blessed with a similar number of high-quality cultural organizations and amenities. The Canadian Museum for Human...

Victoria Linklater Memorial School is the featured project of the week in Real Cedar

Victoria Linklater Memorial School is the featured project of the week in Real Cedar

Every school’s got a hot spot where the cool kids like to hang out. Usually, it’s a partially concealed nook where teachers rarely venture. But at...

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...

Architecture49’s Scott Stirton and Graham Murfitt among Canadian architects to be named 2015 Fellows

Architecture49’s Scott Stirton and Graham Murfitt among Canadian architects to be named 2015 Fellows

We are very proud to announce that Scott Stirton, CEO from our Winnipeg office, and Graham Murfitt from our Ottawa office will be named 2015 Fellows. The...

Architecture49 Celebrates the Opening of Canada’s Newest Museum

Architecture49 Celebrates the Opening of Canada’s Newest Museum

The designers and builders of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) are among those celebrating Canada’s newest achievement, the grand opening of Canada’s new...

JC Wilt Infectious Diseases Laboratory LEED Certification

JC Wilt Infectious Diseases Laboratory LEED Certification

In May, our Science and Technology sector celebrated the LEED Certification of the JC Wilt Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory in Winnipeg, MB.  This laboratory renovation project received LEED-NC v1.0...

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...