Building Magazine


  • AAA’s biennial Banff Session returning in 2018

    December 12, 2017 by Building

    Every two years, the Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) hosts a conference that brings speakers from around the globe to share ideas, innovation and ingenuity. Taking place in the breathtaking remoteness of the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff Session offers an arena

  • Informa Exhibitions announces revamped trade show platforms

    December 6, 2017 by Building

    Informa has announced that it will restructure the format of its Canadian construction and design lineup to offer its audience unparalleled tradeshow experiences. The firm’s Global Exhibitions division, which operates 58 tradeshows in Canada alone, will transform both The Buildings Show (TBS)

  • Site Visit Design Exhibition

    One Bucket at a Time

    September 29, 2017 by Building

    5468796 Architecture [Canada] and Factor Eficiencia [México] with Studio NYL Structural Engineers [USA] present One Bucket at a Time, a public installation that weaves together thousands of common 5-gallon painters’ buckets to form two giant waves. Initially designed as a

  • OAA announces call for 2018 conference presenters

    August 16, 2017 by Building

    The Ontario Association of Architects is inviting individuals and organizations to submit proposals for Continuing Education sessions to be considered for the OAA’S 2018 Annual Conference: Bold by Design. Comprised of continuing education seminars, workshops, panel presentations, architectural tours, and social

  • Site Visit Design Exhibition

    EXMURO: Passages Insolites

    August 9, 2017 by Building

    Returning for its fourth edition, Passages Insolites (Unusual Passages) is back in downtown Quebec City, running until October 15th. Developed by EXMURO, and under the artistic direction of Vincent Roy, Passages Insolites 2017 walks off beaten trails to offer unusual,

  • La Vague

    June 30, 2017 by

    Inserted into five parking spaces facing 4301 St-Denis Street between Marie-Anne and Rachel, La Vague (The Wave) is 74 wooden frames that rotate in three degree intervals, suggesting the motion of a wave hitting the pavement. The seven shades of

  • Fairmont Pacific Rim to host exhibition on contemporary Japanese architecture

    January 18, 2017 by Building

    Fairmont Pacific Rim will play host to an exhibition that celebrates contemporary Japanese architecture, design and culture from January 27 to February 28, 2017. Japan Unlayered is designed to be a sensory experience that invites one to experience Japanese culture

  • News Exhibition

    World Design Summit announces Jan Gehl, Belinda Tato and Alejandro Aravena as keynote speakers for 2017

    January 12, 2017 by Building

    The World Design Summit Organization has announced its first keynote speakers, three major figures in the design world and, more specifically, of urban design and architecture. The World Design Summit – Montréal 2017 is an international gathering of diverse disciplines with a

  • News Exhibition

    Interactive “Loop” installation unveiled in Montreal’s Place des Festivals

    December 13, 2016 by Building

    This winter, the Quartier des Spectacles Partnership invites Montrealers and visitors to discover Loop, an original installation on the Place des Festivals, on the Quartier des Spectacles. The work, which will be presented from December 8 to January 29, consists of 13 giant

  • “Ice Breakers” exhibition to transform Toronto’s urban waterfront this January

    November 25, 2016 by Building

    Three-dimensional, faceted hands standing three metres high; glowing, modular boxes from Denmark; and oversized, camouflaged massing models will each mark Toronto’s Waterfront in January as part of a brand new public art exhibition entitled Ice Breakers. A collaboration between The

  • Site Visit Design Exhibition


    July 22, 2016 by Building

    Architect Jean Verville has won the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ competition for the development of Museum Avenue. This summer, his installation DANCE FLOOR offers a lively landscape animated by an exuberant trompe-l’oeil. With Verville’s proposal, the participants experiment movement—both

  • Jaume Plensa to design monumental artwork for Montreal

    June 9, 2016 by Building

    The Bonaventure gateway to downtown Montreal will be enhanced with a work of public art created by the internationally known artist Jaume Plensa. Montreal will receive this artwork for its 375th anniversary thanks to the contribution of two major patrons,