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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Zaha Hadid first woman to receive Royal Gold Medal for architecture

Zaha Hadid first woman to receive Royal Gold Medal for architecture

The world’s most famous woman architect, and one of its most controversial, has received Britain’s highest award for architecture, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Royal Gold Medal. Zaha Hadid received the honour in London, the first woman ever to get the medal, which has been given annually since 1848. The medal is awarded… Continue Reading

Tridel releases floor plans for chic new Parfait condos

Tridel releases floor plans for chic new Parfait condos

Tridel has released floor plans for two suites at its brand new Parfait boutique condominiums in North York. The newest and final addition to the hugely successful Atria community on Sheppard Avenue east of the 404, Parfait is being called “the cherry on top.” The sweet fruit and food imagery pervades the “deliciously priced, delectably… Continue Reading

Winning design for Canadian building trades monument revealed

Winning design for Canadian building trades monument revealed

A veteran Nova Scotia sculptor and an award-winning architect from the same province have been selected to design a new monument to Canada’s building trades. Architect Brian MacKay-Lyons, co-founder of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects and sculptor John Greer won the design competition, which attracted submissions from forty design teams. The Canadian Building Trades Monument will be… Continue Reading

Greener retail better for customer health, wellbeing, and profit: report

Greener retail better for customer health, wellbeing, and profit: report

Retailers could attract more customers, sell more goods and make more money if they made their stores “greener,” according to a report from the World Green Building Council (WGBC). The report, Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Retail: The Impact of Green Buildings on People and Profit, is a companion study to an earlier WGBC report… Continue Reading

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