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January 14, 2019

Housing Affordability in Growing Urban Areas
This post is part of our winter 2019 blOAAg series, Housing Affordability: Built-Form Case Studies. The following is an...
Image Credit: SvN Architects + Planners Inc. | Housing Affordability in Growing Urban Areas (OAA Report, 2019)
Architectural Credit: n/a

November 26, 2018

Mentorship Profile: Tegan Maccari on Andrea Spencer
This post is part of our fall 2018 blOAAg series, Amazing Mentorship Stories. Mentorship Profile: Tegan Maccari on...
Image Credit: Tegan Maccari (left), Andrea Spencer (right)
Architectural Credit: n/a

November 22, 2018

Mentorship Profile: Ilija Todorovic on Jelena Savic-Brkic
This post is part of our fall 2018 blOAAg series, Amazing Mentorship Stories. Mentorship Profile: Ilija Todorovic on Jelena...
Image Credit: Jelena Savic-Brkic (left), Ilija Todorovic (right)
Architectural Credit: n/a

November 20, 2018

Mentorship Profile: Paul Dowsett on Carson Woods
This post is part of our fall 2018 blOAAg series, Amazing Mentorship Stories.   Mentorship Profile: Paul Dowsett on...
Image Credit: Carson Woods (left), Paul Dowsett (right)
Architectural Credit: n/a

November 16, 2018

Mentorship Profile: Steve Socha on Paul Dowsett (Part 2)
This post is part of our fall 2018 blOAAg series, Amazing Mentorship Stories.   Mentorship Profile: Steve Socha on...
Image Credit: Steve Socha (left), Paul Dowsett (right)
Architectural Credit: n/a

November 09, 2018

Mentorship Profile: Steve Socha on Paul Dowsett (Part 1)
This post is part of our fall 2018 blOAAg series, Amazing Mentorship Stories. Mentorship Profile: Steve Socha on Paul Dowsett...
Image Credit: Steve Socha (left), Paul Dowsett (right)
Architectural Credit: n/a

November 01, 2018

Mentorship Profile: ZiCheng Xu on Sybil Wa
This post is part of our fall 2018 blOAAg series, Amazing Mentorship Stories. Mentorship Profile: ZiCheng Xu on Sybil Wa   ...
Image Credit: Sybil Wa (left), Zi Cheng Xu (right)
Architectural Credit: n/a

October 29, 2018

Up Here/CMYG: a Special Project by the Northern Ontario Society of Architects
CMYG by Northern Ontario Society of Architects (NOSA) CMYG is an exploration in additive and subtractive colour theory; more simply stated as...
Image Credit: Various
Architectural Credit: Various, see project collaborators credits below.

October 01, 2018

Église St-Joseph d’Orléans
Location: Orléans, Ottawa, Ontario Date of Completion: 1922 Architect: Canon Georges Bouillon Nominated by: Marie-France Lalonde,...
Image Credit: Image courtesy of John G. Cooke & Associates
Architectural Credit: Canon Georges Bouillon
MacLaren Art Centre
Location: Barrie, OntarioDate of Completion: 2001 (Incorporates 1915–17 Carnegie Library by Chapman & McGriffin)Architect: Hariri...
Image Credit: Volker Secling
Architectural Credit: Hariri Pontarini Architects
Pigott Building
Location: Hamilton, Ontario Date of Completion: 1929 Architect: Prack & Prack Date of Rehabilitation: 1998 Nominated by: Andrea Horwath,...
Image Credit: Toronto Star Archives, 1947, tspa_0106479f
Architectural Credit: Prack & Prack
Sharp Centre for Design, OCAD University
Location: Toronto, OntarioDate of Completion: 2008Architect: Alsop Architects Ltd. in joint venture with Robbie/Young + Wright Architects. IBI...
Image Credit: Shai Gil, provided by OCAD University
Architectural Credit: Alsop Architects Ltd. in joint venture with Robbie/Young + Wright Architects
Whalen Building
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario Date of Completion: 1913 Architect: Brown and Vallance Nominated by: Michael Gravelle, MPP (Thunder Bay...
Image Credit: James Whalen Collection. A0039. Lakehead University Archives.
Architectural Credit: Brown and Vallance
Petrie Building
Location: Guelph, OntarioDate of Completion: 1882Architect: John DayDate of Rehabilitation: 2015–2018Heritage Architect: Allan Killin...
Image Credit: ©Hans Zegerius; www.GuelphRealEstatePhotographer.com
Architectural Credit: John Day
Andrews Building, UTSC
Location: Scarborough, Toronto, OntarioDate of Completion: 1964 Architect: John Andrews Architect and Page and Steele Nominated by:...
Image Credit: University of Toronto Scarborough Library, UTSC Archives Legacy Collection, Photographs - Box 1 (File 3).
Architectural Credit: John Andrews Architect and Page and Steele
Claude Watson School for the Arts
Location: North York, Toronto, Ontario Date of Completion: 2008 Architect: Kohn Shnier Architects Nominated by: Stan Cho, MPP (Willowdale) Built...
Image Credit: All images and drawings courtesy of Kohn Shnier Architects
Architectural Credit: Kohn Shnier Architects

September 20, 2018

Collection of Sketches, Part 2
The following collection of sketches were submitted by various OAA members as part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer...
Image Credit: Various
Architectural Credit: Various

September 19, 2018

Collection of Sketches, Part 1
The following collection of sketches were submitted by various OAA members as part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer Sketches:...
Image Credit: Various
Architectural Credit: Various

September 18, 2018

Design Process through Sketching
Drawings by Andrew Muffitt Architect, OAA, BES, BArch, LEED AP, Partner at Kohn Partnership Architects Inc. This post is part of our summer...
Image Credit: Andrew Muffitt
Architectural Credit: Kohn Partnership Architects Inc.

September 13, 2018

A Wonderful way to Dream
Sketches and text by Rick Galezowski   Architect, OAA, MRAIC  This post is part of our summer 2018...
Image Credit: Rick Galezowski
Architectural Credit: Rick Galezowski

September 11, 2018

The Spark is always in the First Sketch!
Sketches and text by Issam (Sam) A. ShukorArchitect, OAA, AIBC, AAAThis post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer...
Image Credit: Sketches by Issam A. Shukor
Architectural Credit: Issam A. Shukor

September 07, 2018

Much Richer than Photographs
Drawings and text by Douglas Lawrence Architect, OAA  This post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer Sketches: Capturing...
Image Credit: Sketches by Douglas Lawrence
Architectural Credit: Various

September 05, 2018

Study Sketches
Sketches and text by Joseph Hung Architect, OAA This post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer Sketches: Capturing the Essence...
Image Credit: Sketches by Joseph Hung
Architectural Credit: Joseph Hung

September 04, 2018

Sketch Design
Sketches and text by Gary Erickson Architect, OAA, PMP LEED AP This post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg...
Image Credit: Gary Erickson
Architectural Credit: Gary Erickson & Various

August 31, 2018

Ink and Inspiration
Drawings by Peter Turner Architect, OAA, AANB, AAPEI, NSAA, AAA, AIBC, FRAIC, LEED AP, RPP, OPPI Founding partner at Turner...
Image Credit: Peter Turner
Architectural Credit: Turner Fleischer Architects Inc.

August 29, 2018

The Line I Draw
Sketches and text by Paul Backewich Architect, OAA, AIBC, MRAIC This post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer...
Image Credit: Paul Backewich
Architectural Credit: Paul Backewich

August 27, 2018

Daily Sketches
Sketches by Mohsen Salar Karimi, Intern Architect This post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer Sketches: Capturing...
Image Credit: Mohsen Salar Karimi
Architectural Credit: Various

August 24, 2018

Sketch Everywhere
Sketches and text by Grant MacEachernArchitect, OAAThis post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer Sketches: Capturing the Essence...
Image Credit: Grant MacEachern
Architectural Credit: Grant MacEachern

August 22, 2018

A Walk Along Chicago's Riverfront
Sketches and text by Lawrence Kavanagh  Architect, OAA This post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer Sketches:...
Image Credit: Sketches by Lawrence Kavanagh
Architectural Credit: Various

August 20, 2018

A Train Ride through Rajasthan, India
Drawings and text by Andrew Lockhart Architect, M.Arch, OAA This post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer Sketches:...
Image Credit: Sketches by Andrew Lockhart
Architectural Credit: Various

August 17, 2018

Habitats along the Regent Canal, England
Drawings by Ronak Gandhi OAA Student Assoicate, Master of Architecture student at Carleton University This post is part of our summer...
Image Credit: Ronak Gandhi
Architectural Credit: Ronak Gandhi

August 15, 2018

From my Sketchbook
Sketches by Settimo Vilardi Architect, OAA, Principal at Archon Architects Inc. This post is part of our summer 2018...
Image Credit: Settimo Vilardi
Architectural Credit: Settimo Vilardi

August 13, 2018

Concept and Expression
Drawings and text by Howard Rideout, B.Arch., B.E.S., OAA, ASAI This post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer Sketches: Capturing...
Image Credit: Howard Rideout
Architectural Credit: Howard Rideout

August 09, 2018

ARtProject
Drawings and text by Deborah Levine Farrow Architect, OAA, FRAIC This post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer...
Image Credit: Drawings by Deborah Levine Farrow
Architectural Credit: Various

August 07, 2018

Pockets Hotel
Sketches and text by Xiao Wen Xu Intern Architect at architectsAlliance, Toronto, ON This post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series,...
Image Credit: Sketches by Xiao Wen Xu
Architectural Credit: Xiao Wen Xu

August 01, 2018

Spirit of Rivendell
Sketch and text by Ken H. Snell, Architect (retired)  This post is part of our summer 2018 blOAAg series, Summer Sketches: Capturing...
Image Credit: Ken H. Snell
Architectural Credit: Ken H. Snell

March 29, 2018

Wellington Building Rehabilitation
Location: Ottawa, ON Architect: NORR Architects & Engineers Limited (Architect); Heritage Conservation Architect: Architecture EVOQ inc. Date...
Image Credit: doublespace photography
Architectural Credit: NORR Architects & Engineers Limited (Architect); Heritage Conservation Architect: Architecture EVOQ inc. (formerly FGMDA)
UBC Aquatics Centre
Location: Vancouver, BC Architect: MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects Ltd. (MJMA) & Acton Ostry Architects Inc. Date of Completion: 2016...
Image Credit: Ema Peter
Architectural Credit: MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects Ltd. (MJMA) & Acton Ostry Architects Inc.

March 28, 2018

Student Learning Centre, Ryerson University
Location: Toronto, ON Architects: Executive Architect: Zeidler Partnership Architects; Design: Snøhetta Date of Completion: 2015 OAA...
Image Credit: doublespace photography
Architectural Credit: Executive Architect: Zeidler Partnership Architects; Design: Snøhetta
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