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Traditionally, the OAA marks the occasion with a reception at Queen’s Park for Members of Provincial Parliament to reveal the year’s Queen’s Park Picks. However, in light of COVID-19 and in the interest of public safety, we've brought the 2020 Queen's Park Picks online for a fully virtual experience. The full series, spanning five years is also featured on the BLOAAG using the link below.
In this post of our fall blOAAg series “Renovation + Relocation”, we’re sharing a throw-back story on our first office space in down town Toronto provided by DTAH, the architects and designers of the...
In this post of our fall blOAAg series “Renovation + Relocation”, emerging firm, North Office Architects shared their restaurant renovation story with us.Location: Toronto, ONArchitect...
In this post of our blOAAg Fall Series, “Renovation + Relocation”, we are treated with a story on a renovation/re-purposing project recently completed in Toronto.
The OAA Headquarters’ year-long renovation and construction is beginning this fall and blOAAg wants to share stories from architects about renovation and relocation projects to coincide with the...
Location: Mississauga, ONArchitects: Rounthwaite Dick & Hadley Architects Inc. (RDH Architects)Date of completion: 2011OAA Awards 2016 Design Excellence FinalistSpread across three different...
Location: Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BCArchitects: Diamond Schmitt Architects; Stantec Architecture, Associate ArchitectDate of completion: 2014OAA Awards 2016 Design Excellence...
Within the Toronto Public Library system, considered to be the busiest urban library system in the world, no library is bigger than the Toronto Reference Library. Completed in 1977 and designed by...
“Not only has the building never looked better; many hope it will be a harbinger of the good things to come to a part of town where that has been rare.”
Christopher Hume, Architecture...
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Shift 2021 Resiliency Architecture Challenge
The theme for the second 2021 SHIFT Challenge is Resiliency/Architecture.
BLOAAG - Queen's Park Picks
In light of COVID-19 and in the interest of public safety, we've brought the 2020 Queen's Park Picks online for a fully virtual experience.