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Significant 2012 Canadian building projects recognized
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Canadian Architect magazine has recognized significant building projects in the design stage across Canada with its 2012 awards of excellence. Awards are given for architectural design excellence. Jurors considered response to the program, site, geographical and social context, and evaluated physical organization, structure, materials and environmental features. More

Four architects receive Order of Canada
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Four Canadian architects have been appointed Members of the Order of Canada, Governor General David Johnston recently announced. The Order of Canada recognizes a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to community and service to the nation. The 2012 appointees include two Companions (C.C.), 33 Officers (O.C.) and 56 Members (C.M.). Brigitte Shim and A. Howard Sutcliffe of Toronto have been appointed "for their contributions as architects designing sophisticated structures that represent the best in Canadian design to the world." More

Formations en construction écologique pour les professionnels de Québec
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L'organisme Écohabitation donnera deux formations, au centre de l'environnement Frédéric Back, à Québec. Elles sont destinées aux professionnels du milieu de la construction résidentielle qui sont, de plus en plus fréquemment, appelés à réaliser des habitations écologiques. Les deux formations seront dispensées par Alain Hamel, constructeur écologique implanté à Lac-Kenogami et professionnel agréé LEED. More

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Winnipeg's Inuit art gallery planners hone their visions
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The WAG's Inuit art task force will work not only with WAG staff, but also with Michael Maltzan on this project. His architectural team was chosen in November from a pool of more than 60 firms keen to design Winnipeg's new cultural landmark. "(It's) really just in the beginnings of design, which is always a very exciting time for me... the point in a project where the conversations are all about the possible," Maltzan said. More

OCPM - « L'avenir du Vieux-Montréal »
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Le comité exécutif de la Ville de Montréal a mandaté l’Office de consultation publique de Montréal pour qu’il tienne une consultation publique relative au projet Perspective 2017 – Plan de protection et de mise en valeur du Vieux-Montréal. La valeur patrimoniale du quartier du Vieux-Montréal a été reconnue en 1964 lorsque le gouvernement du Québec lui a attribué le statut légal d'arrondissement historique. En 1995, son périmètre s'est vu agrandi pour couvrir l'ensemble de la ville autrefois fortifiée, incluant le Vieux-Port et une partie des anciens faubourgs. Depuis l'adoption de la Loi sur le patrimoine culturel en octobre 2012, « l'arrondissement historique du Vieux-Montréal » a été rebaptisé « site patrimonial de Montréal ». More

Winnipeg airport among world's most stylish
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The one-year-old terminal building at Richardson International Airport has been recognized as much more than a just people mover. The $585 million project has been recognized by The Telegraph, a U.K.-based newspaper, as one of the world's "most stylish" airports. In praising the Winnipeg terminal, The Telegraph cited that it was designed by world-renowned architect Cesar Pelli, that it was certified for its environmental friendliness and notable for its ultra-modern look and energy efficiency. More

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Lemay associés architectes - « Lauréat d'un important concours international en Algérie de 2.4 milliards de dollars »
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Au terme d'une compétition d'envergure mondiale, LEMAY, l'une des plus importantes firmes de services de conception au Canada, vient de marquer l'histoire de l'industrie québécoise en remportant, récemment, la palme d'un concours international lancé par l'Agence de gestion et de régulation foncière urbaine de la Wilaya de Constantine en Algérie, soit un projet majeur de l'ordre de 2.4 milliards de dollars. More

NYC fosters green buildings with zone green
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Last year, New York City adopted Zone Green, which amends the city's zoning regulations to foster green buildings. For this effort, the city's planning department is receiving the 2013 award for Excellence in Environmental Planning from the American Planning Association. The award honors actions that create greener communities, improving environmental quality and reducing the impact of development on the natural environment. More

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