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Last Chance to Vote on 2018 OAA People’s Choice Award

Last Chance to Vote on 2018 OAA People’s Choice Award
April 20, 2018 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The April 25th deadline is just around the corner to cast your vote on the 2018 Ontario Architects Association (OAA) People’s Choice Award. For a few more days, votes will be accepted to determine ... read more

Toronto Site Reimagined in 2018 ULI Hines Student Competition

April 9, 2018 3:42 pm | by Monika Rau | Comments
Since 2002, the annual ULI Hines Student Competition has challenged students—over 8,000 of them now—to reimagine development ideas in urban spaces across North America. The highly coveted student ... read more

Moriyama & Teshima + Acton Ostry Win "The Arbour" Competition

The Arbour, George Brow College, Toronto, by Moriyama & Teshima + Acton Ostry
April 3, 2018 1:04 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Moriyama & Teshima Architects of Toronto + Acton Ostry Architects of Vancouver are the winners of a competition to design George Brown College's tall wood structure, to be called The ... read more

Revised Plans for 'Scrivener Court' Appear Before DRP

Scrivener Court, Summerhill, Yonge, Diamond Corp, Tricon Capital, COBE
March 29, 2018 2:20 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
About halfway up the hill between Bloor Street and St Clair Avenue on Yonge Street, the tall limestone clocktower of Toronto’s flagship Summerhill LCBO stands over Scrivener Square, marking the ... read more

George Brown Interior Design Program Grows with Collaborations

George Brown Interior Design, part of School of Architectural Studies, Toronto
March 27, 2018 10:02 am | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
From retail to fashion, restaurants to office spaces—students at George Brown College’s Interior Design Technology Program in the School of Architectural Studies (SAS) are contributing fresh ideas ... read more

Finalists Selected for "The Arbour" at George Brown College

The Arbour, George Brown College, Waterfront Campus, Toronto
March 22, 2018 3:21 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Last summer, we covered George Brown College's plan to construct a tall wood building at the Toronto institution's Waterfront Campus. Today, images have been released for the four ... read more

George Brown College Pushing Sustainable Building Research

111 Russett Avenue after the retrofit, image courtesy of George Brown College
March 16, 2018 2:48 pm | by Nathan Petryshyn | Comments
The past several years have seen George Brown College faculty and students working towards building a sustainable future—from product research to entire retrofits of Toronto’s solid masonry ... read more

Scoop 2 on St Clair Reappears at Toronto's Design Review Panel

Scoop 2, St Clair West, Osler, Ford, SMV Architects, Graywood Developments
March 5, 2018 1:04 pm | by Jorge Quesada | Comments
‘Scoop 2’, is the marketing name for a 12 storey mixed-use condo development at 1779-1791 St Clair Avenue West in Toronto. The proposal was first brought before the Design Review Panel last May, ... read more