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New report calls for action to prepare for future challenges faced by built environment profession

What challenges does the built environment profession face in coming years – both for itself and in relation to the broader world? What actions can it take to address these challenges and prepare as best as possible for the future? A new...
Apr 24, 2015 11:23AM


Expert on Innovative Affordable Home Ownership Initiatives at the 47th National Congress on Housing

Architect Drew Sinclair will speak on Innovative Affordable Home Ownership Initiatives at the 47th National Congress on Housing & Homelessness in Winnipeg.
Apr 23, 2015 2:04PM


Greater Toronto office and industrial markets show continued marketplace strength during Q1-2015

The Colliers International Q1-2015 Report for the country’s largest marketplace shows continuing strength in downtown Toronto’s office market and continued demand for warehouse and distribution space to support growing Canadian...
Apr 23, 2015 11:41AM


Breithaupt Block recognized as Office Development of the Year

Set to become the home of Google’s newest and largest office in Canada, The Breithaupt Block designed by Robertson Simmons architects inc. (RSai) was recognized this past week as Office Development of the Year at the NAIOP Real Estate...
Apr 22, 2015 12:00PM


WEB EXCLUSIVE: Scientists urge G20 to rethink $80 trillion infrastructure plan to avoid 'doubling down on a dangerous vision'

A proposal by Bent Flyvbjerg, BT Professor and Chair of Major Programme Management at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, that could, if implemented, halt the 90 per cent failure rate of industrial infrastructure projects, is at...
Apr 22, 2015 9:29AM


Community-owned green energy projects helping to drive new business across the GTA

According to a new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), there was a 31 per cent jump in renewable energy sector investment across Canada in 2014 with $8 billion spent on developing green energy projects. Locally, community...
Apr 21, 2015 11:58AM


CCA welcomes the announcement of a Federal Public Transit Fund in Budget 2015

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) applauds the announcement in today’s federal budget of additional funding for infrastructure. This new Public Transit Fund will provide Canadian cities with greater flexibility and...
Apr 21, 2015 11:46AM


Top engineering projects honoured at the Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards Gala

Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) held its 2015 Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards Gala on April 18th at the International Centre. CEO’s premier event of the year recognized 12 engineering firms that have applied outstanding...
Apr 20, 2015 2:35PM


Nominate a neighbourhood space in need of a colour infusion

In celebration of its 250th store opening in Canada, retail brand Delux Paints is offering its products to Canadian communities -- if you know of a non-profit organization with space that could use a colour lift, Dulux Paints is looking for...
Apr 20, 2015 11:25AM


Sustainable design improving communities: top prizes for public space, social integration and resilient infrastructure

The winners of the 4th Global Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction have been decided, with trophies and US$350,000 prize money going to projects in Colombia, Sri Lanka and the USA. All three prizes recognize architectural interventions...
Apr 20, 2015 10:30AM


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