Thursday, April 26, 2018

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12-storey residential building in Esquimalt to be built with timber modules

A 12-storey, 83-unit prefabricated residential building at Constance Avenue and Admirals Road was given the green light by Esquimalt council after a public hearing this week. The Corvette Landing project will be the second-highest tall-timber...

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Recreation and Culture centre presented at Weyburn city council meeting

The City of Weyburn gave a presentation on the new Recreation and Culture Centre to be built in Jubilee Park and connected to the new elementary school building. The design has two floors with a combination of art facilities and sports facilities...

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Women’s shelter in St. Thomas wins award for innovative design

Violence Against Women Services Elgin County (VAWSEC) opened its new emergency shelter in 2016 on Princess Avenue in St. Thomas after provincial funding and $1.2 million in community donations made it happen. The innovative design for Women’s...

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Ontario Investing in Mass Timber Construction

Ontario is investing in research, education and construction of tall wood buildings so more wood products can be used in new homes and taller buildings through the new Mass Timber Program. This program is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action...

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$12.5-million donation from Peter and Diana Thomson launches $100-million Heart of the East Campaign to transform community healthcare in East Toronto

TORONTO, April 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), Toronto East Health Network marked a major milestone in its history by breaking ground on the Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre and redevelopment of the hospital...

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Acton Ostry Architects announce three new associates

We are pleased to announce Milos Begovic, Mark Simpson and Nathaniel Straathof as associates of Acton Ostry Architects. The new associates join principals Russell Acton and Mark Ostry; associate principals, Alan Davies and Alex Percy; and,...

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Sustainable Technology trends In Canadian real estate

Real estate is an industry that is continually fuelled by innovation in its applications and technologies. The housing market has been an avid adopter of the latest trends in design and architecture, while meeting the changing needs and demands of...

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Don Smith Commercial Building Awards honour old and new showcase buildings

A modern net-zero development, a warehouse redeveloped for a tech company and a historic courthouse were recognize in the 2017 Don Smith Commercial Building Awards. The reception and awards, held every two years, recognize the top commercial,...

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evolv1 sets a new benchmark for green building innovation with Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building – Design certification

April 23, 2018 (WATERLOO, ON) – The Cora Group has announced that it has been awarded Zero Carbon Building - Design certification by the Canada Green Building Council® (CaGBC) for evolv1. A new commercial multi-tenant office building now in...

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