2014 London Festival of Architecture Explores the Theme of “Capital”

The 2014 London Festival of Architecture opened this week, with over 200 events running throughout the city in the month of June. This year’s theme is “Capital”, an intentionally ambiguous theme which allows an exploration of the culture, people, economy and built environment of London. Some of the key topics to be interrogated will be the housing crisis afflicting London and the recent boom in the construction of tall buildings…more

The Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities

Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Healthcare Facility Planning and Design for Better Care

The Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities invites you to learn from the ‘C-Suite’ hospital leadership team (owners, operators and clinical leaders) and experts in the healthcare facility sector (architects, engineers, constructors and project managers) to discuss: how evidence based design works in practice; how Integrated Facility Design (IFD) improves pre-construction planning; strategies when standards conflict with clinical needs; Partnerships BC and their regulated role in the procurement process; and how post occupancy data can inform future projects. The conference includes a tour of the Jim Pattison Out Patient Care and Surgery Centre in Surrey, B.C. on June 24, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sessions and conference reception take place on June 25, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre, 4331 Dominion St, Burnaby, BC. Visit the registration page for more information, or contact Rita Mezei at ritamezei@cchf.net, or (416) 278-3611.

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