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January 03, 2017

ARCHIPELAGO: Collaborative Installation for UpHere 2016
Vineetha Sivathasan
How do people interact with and inhabit a space? The buildings that we use every day and that make-up our cities suggest unique answers to...
Image Credit: Mark Baechler
Architectural Credit: Northern Ontario Society of Architects
-Northern Ontario Society of Architects (NOSA)

December 23, 2016

Spotlight on OAA Awards – Sustainable Design Excellence Award
Vineetha Sivathasan
2015 Sustainable Design Excellence Award WinnerName: Vale Living with Lakes CentreLocation: Sudbury, ONArchitectural...
Image Credit: Tom Arban
Architectural Credit: J.L. Richards & Associates Limited, Consulting Engineers & Architects in association with Perkins + Will Canada Inc.

February 08, 2016

South End Public Library (2012)
Joel Leon
As cherished civic landmarks, the demolition of libraries is always a polemic issue. More often than not, the demolition is justified by...
Image Credit: Andrew Knapp
Architectural Credit: Yallowega Bélanger Salach Architecture
-Yallowega Bélanger Salach Architecture

August 27, 2015

The Garden of Unearthly Delights
Joel Leon
In mid-August, the Northern Ontario Society of Architects (NOSA) joined the festivities of Up Fest in Sudbury, Ontario. The three day long...
Image Credit: Northern Ontario Society of Architects
Architectural Credit: Northern Ontario Society of Architects
-Northern Ontario Society of Architects