Many carriers are overcautious when it comes to mass timber construction, leaving insureds with a case of sticker shock. But as the sustainable building material’s popularity grows, some insurers are leading the way with better guidelines and more tailored coverage.
The libraries of tomorrow will look nothing like the libraries of yore. Nova Scotians have already stepped into this future with their beloved Halifax Central Library, a state-of-the-art building that has changed the lives of the city’s residents, and the face of the city itself.
Focusing on issues such as race and class, RISD grad and MIT scholar Malcolm John Rio aims to make his mark on architecture from the lecture hall.
EDIT, Toronto’s first design biennial opens this week, bringing an interactive expo to a former factory space in the city’s east end. Here is a sneak peek at some of the highlights to look for.
At EDIT, Toronto’s first design biennale, Azure presents a stellar lineup of international architecture, design and urbanism speakers including Carlo Ratti, Daan Roosegaarde, Moritz Waldemeyer and Odile Decq.
A new exit for the Paris Catacombs, designed by local firm Yoonseux Architects, uses a softly lit outdoor enclosure to ease the transition from the dark tunnels to the city streets.
The recent opening of Trillium Park, in Toronto, brings new green space to the city and marks a promising start to the revitalization of Ontario Place.