Letter From Canada

By Alex Bozikovic, Wallpaper
August 23, 2013

It is difficult to reduce Canadian architecture to a singular theme: the country’s great size and variety mean that its designs are shaped by regional climates and cultures from the cold North Atlantic to the the lush Pacific coast. This has led to great work – from that of Arthur Erickson on the west coast to Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple on the East today – that is firmly in dialogue with the landscape and rural vernaculars. But Canadians are mostly – and increasingly – urban people; today architects across the country are coping with the challenges of urban centres that are quickly growing larger and denser. More …

Call for Submissions: Sea Change: Architecture on the Crest A Digital Exhibition

The AIBC invites submissions for its upcoming exhibition entitled Sea Change: Architecture on the Crest. This entirely digital exhibition will build upon the theme of the 2013 Conference. Entry is open to all AIBC- and AIA-registered Architects and Intern Architects. Students enrolled in post-secondary architectural programs are also invited to participate.

Deadline for submissions is September 13, 2013 at 12 noon. More info here…