RAIC announces Bing Thom Architects Inc. as 2010 Architectural Firm
Founded in 1982 in Vancouver BC, Bing Thom Architects (BTA) has executed a wide spectrum of projects in North America and overseas,
Getting its houses in order
Any city is a collection of people in search of homes to house their ideas. The ideas vary in complexity according to need: giving shelter to families,
George Baird announced as recipient of the 2010 RAIC Gold Medal
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced George Baird, FRAIC, as the recipient of the 2010 RAIC Gold Medal.
When Buildings Fail
In 2005, just months after it opened, gym locker-sized pieces of glass started falling off Montreal’s shiny new Grande Bibliothèque, shattering on the street below.
Surrey, Vancouver’s “˜ugly sister,’ puts on a fresh face
It takes only 20 stops on the SkyTrain for the look of Vancouver to morph into that of Surrey. Heading east into the Fraser Valley,
Architecture to warm you in ‘Winterpeg’
Travellers visiting Winnipeg, Manitoba this winter will have the chance to see an innovative showcase featuring what the Canadian Tourism Commission describes as five ‘architectural marvels’.
Olympic Village receives top sustainability certification
The Olympic and Paralympic Village has received the highest certification for sustainable community development from the U.S. Green Building Council, announced Mayor Gregor Robertson Tuesday.
An Olympic accomplishment
To openly admire the Olympic Village is a risky business. Heaping praise on a large-scale development lacks the appropriate Canadian reticence.
Architectural firm earns accolades
A three-year-old Winnipeg firm is making waves in North American architecture circles after winning two prestigious awards in the last three months.