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Rating Rudofsky

The Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal is home to the first retrospective examining the life and work of Bernard Rudofsky (1905-1988) - the…

Coffee to Go

Founded in 2003 by Jason Shatilla and Carla El-Samra, Montreal-based Surface3 is devoted to "creating memorable experiences that generate positive…

Toronto Wallpapered

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary last year, Wallpaper - the design and travel magazine that tracks what is globally cool - published 20 city guides.…

Perfectly Frank

The Interior Designers of Canada have awarded its highest honour to Frank Delfino - Teknion's senior vice president and president of Canadian and international…

Pure gold

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada recently announced Mario Saia as the recipient of the RAIC Gold Medal for 2007. Saia earned his degree in…

Green Groupe

The Greenguard Environmental Institute recently awarded Quebec furniture company Groupe Lacasse two certifications. Groupe Lacasse's freestanding laminate case…

The emerging Michaela MacLeod

University of Waterloo architecture graduate Michaela MacLeod is the winner of the Canada Council for the Arts Prix de Rome in Architecture for Emerging…

Cities of the future

The vital roles that cities play in the economic, social, and cultural lives of societies is the focus of Ourtopias, the DX National Design Conference, at…

From ROM to ROM

From May to September each year, the Royal Ontario Museum's ROMwalk program celebrates Toronto's unique architecture and rich history. Tour leaders from the…

Springing forward

Text and photos by David LaskerBombay Sapphire Designer Glass CompetitionMore than 175 entries poured into the sixth annual Bombay Sapphire Designer Glass…

Urban renewal

Not so long ago, architecture had a significant role to play in Canadian banking. Many community branch offices held pride of place on important street corners…

City dwellers

Solving space problems on a grand scale is an urban planner's predilection, so who plans for planners? During a recent tour of Urban Strategies' new Toronto…