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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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Call for Presenters for OAA Continuing Education Sessions

The Ontario Association of Architects is a self-regulating, self-governing profession under the Architects Act. The association governs its members and regulates the practice of architecture in Ontario in order that the public interest may be served and protected.

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A look at nine famous architects who didn't possess an architecture degree

You might think that a shiny architecture degree is a requirement to be a successful architect; why else would you put yourself through so many years of architecture school? Thnk again.

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JMAA architecture selected to design new senior's lodge in Innisfail

The Parkland Foundation, which is responsible for the operation and administration of Innisfail’s Autumn Glen Lodge, recently announced in a media release the provincial government chose JMAA architecture from Red Deer to be the architect for the project.

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Lock-off suites touted as affordability fix in Vancouver

The units are being built with a studio or one-bedroom suite in the basement that homeowners can either rent out to help pay their mortgage, or use themselves.

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Passive housing is a very active way to combat climate change and cut costs

They are built with great attention to detail and rigorous design and construction principles, certified through an exacting quality assurance process.

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PCL Construction Management to design and build Calgary Cancer Centre

Premier Rachel Notley announced that PCL Construction Management had been awarded the contract to design and build the $1.4-billion facility that will be located at the Foothills Medical Centre.  

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How safe are old buildings? Lessons from the London tower fire tragedy

High-rise buildings like Grenfell are designed with fire safety in mind, with methods of isolating a blaze built in. Wednesday’s deadly event was highly unusual—but not unique.

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Building Design: How looking at a building can trigger headaches, seizures

With monotonous straight lines as far as the eye can see, there's nowhere pleasant to rest your gaze. It may seem a superficial problem, but our research has found that looking at urban landscapes may actually give you a headache.

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7 Big Benefits of BIM

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a challenge to fully grasp for a surprisingly simple reason: At its core, it’s a form of systems thinking.

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A look at eight architecture and construction trends for the next 30 years

Super-tall and mega-tall buildings are trending toward becoming mini-cities that include residential space, shopping, restaurants, theaters and offices. 

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A look at a new modular building system called blökalöks

blökalöks is a simple, modular system of structurally sound, fully insulated 'blöks' that interlock to create sheds, tiny homes, residential additions, and other semi-permanent or permanent structures.

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Hurontario LRT Design-Build Shortlist announced

The shortlisted teams all consist of over a dozen firms, tasked with design, construction, operation & maintenance, and financing.

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America's first all-wood high-rise building approved for construction

Timber is becoming an increasingly attractive construction material thanks to advances in wood-binding technologies. This week, city officials in Portland, Oregon, approved a construction permit for the United States’ first all-wood high-rise.

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A look at the world's tallest hybrid timber structure project for Vancouver

New images have been released of Shigeru Ban's Terrace House, a 19-storey residential tower for Vancouver that will boast a pioneering hybrid structure of wood, concrete and steel.

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How 3D printing and clever computers could revolutionize the construction industry

Powerful computers allow designers to envisage structures that squeeze more out of the compromise between utility, aesthetics and cost. And 3D printing can help turn those complicated, intricate designs into reality.

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