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June 20, 2019

TSA at Pride!
Held yearly since 1981, Toronto’s Pride parade was born as a march seeking to give a voice to the LGBTQ2 community in its fight for...
Image Credit: Toronto Society of Architects
Architectural Credit: Toronto Society of Architects
 
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April 30, 2019

SHIFT 2019 Infrastructure/Architecture Challenge: Urban Energy Shift
Urban Energy Shift Zachary Colbert | Carleton University Azrieli School of Architecture and UrbanismAntonio Gioventu | Condominium...
Image Credit: Zachary Colbert, Shelby Hagerman, James Nguyen, Jasmine Sykes and Connor Tamborro
Architectural Credit: Zachary Colbert, Shelby Hagerman, James Nguyen, Jasmine Sykes and Connor Tamborro
 
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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.
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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.
 
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