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WASTE AND RECYCLING EXPO CANADA / MUNICIPAL EQUIPMENT EXPO CANADA

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As Canada’s ONLY trade show serving the waste, recycling and public works markets, Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and the Municipal Equipment Expo Canada are pleased to announce their move to Niagara Falls for the 20th edition, October 25 – 26, 2017, hosted at Scotiabank Convention Centre.

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A look at Kinetic buildings for the 21st century

KINETIC buildings can reposition parts of their structure to change their appearance, to create different useable space or to respond to environmental conditions.

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BIM One concludes a strategic investment with WSP to speed the development and marketing of its innovative BIM Track® software solution

Virtual Construction and Technologies BIM One Inc. ('BIM One') is proud to announce the signing of a substantial financial investment with WSP Global Inc. ('WSP'), one of the world's leading engineering firms.

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Interview: The Venus Project plans to bring humanity to the next stage of social evolution

The project lays out a sustainable world civilization where technology and science are applied to redesigning our social system with the prime concern being to maximize quality of life rather than profit.


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Marriott hotels turn to prefab for more efficient construction

The prefab option appeals to Marriott primarily for economic reasons: When building dozens of structures a year, it has the potential to be cheaper and more efficient—especially since the buildings across Marriott’s brands follow essentially the same layout. 

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A look at the winners of the 2017 Alberta Steel Design Awards

The 2017 Alberta Steel Design Awards of Excellence showcased exceptional steel design for projects in 6 categories at the awards gala May 4th in Edmonton.

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Martensgroup Joins Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning

MartensGroup is led by Principal Sharon Martens and Senior Associates Kim Green and Douglas Niwa. The MartensGroup team will bring design leadership, innovation and technical expertise to serve our local and national clients.

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Government of Canada Celebrates Milestone for Tallest Wood Condo Building in North America

The tallest wood-constructed condominium in North America, project Origine includes a 12-storey wood structure on top of a one-storey concrete podium, and stores 2,065 tonnes of carbon in its wood. 

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1st Certified Passive House PLUS slated to start construction in Vancouver

The City of Vancouver is getting it's first building achieving the stringent Passive House PLUS standard combining highest energy efficiency and electric energy production in a progressive designed single family residence.

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A look at the Oslo Airport expansion which boasts world’s greenest terminal

As the world’s greenest airport terminal—it’s the first to receive the BREEAM Excellencesustainability rating—the expansion is chock full of sustainable features, including passive-house-level insulation, predominantly natural lighting, recycled building materials, and natural thermal energy sources.

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A look at the 24 Ugliest Skyscrapers in the World

As such, AD rounds up the 24 ugliest skyscrapers from around the world, ones that began with high intentions but eventually didn't quite meet the mark.

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A look at the proposed design for the Obama presidential center in Chicago

The museum, housing exhibition space as well as education and meeting rooms, will be the tallest of the three structures, reaching as high as 180 feet. It will be clad in a light-colored stone and will serve as a 'lantern' for the complex.

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Visit a 6,000 sq.ft.BONE Structure home which is 100% off the grid

All BONE Structure homes are designed and assembled using a patented steel construction technology inspired by the aerospace industry. 

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Strange but True: Architects want to put skyscrapers inside hollowed-out Giant Sequoia trees

Four South Korean architects say the Sequoia's massive size would make them perfect homes for skyscrapers. 

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Report: Building Information Modeling (BIM) Market Worth 7.64 Billion USD by 2022

The growth of the BIM market for industrial application is attributed to the fact that building information modeling provides digital prototyping analysis and simulation, thereby shortening the construction period while consistently improving productivity and reducing risks associated with construction projects in the industrial sector.

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Heritage panel approves most recent design for Somerset House in Ottawa

The latest renovation concept for the historic Somerset House received approval from the city’s heritage panel Thursday, but members walked away, again, with no indication of when the work would be done.

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