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August 16, 2016

Mink Islands Cottage (1996)
Georgian Bay’s eastern shoreline – characterized by distinctive granite outcrops, windswept eastern white pines, and the notorious...
Image Credit: Michael Miller
Architectural Credit: Michael Miller Architect Inc.
-Michael Miller Architect.
 
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July 31, 2016

Reed’s Bay House (2014)
Straddling the Canada-US border where the Saint Lawrence River emerges from Lake Ontario, the Thousands Islands is an ecologically and...
Image Credit: Shai Gil
Architectural Credit: Superkül Inc.
-Superkül Inc.
 
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July 19, 2016

Muskoka Boathouse (1999)
Among Ontario’s millions of acres of forests and tens of thousands of lakes, no expanse has become more closely associated to cottages...
Image Credit: James Dow
Architectural Credit: Shim-Sutcliffe Architects inc.
-Shim-Sutcliffe Architects inc.
 
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June 30, 2016

Castle Frank (1794-1829)
Few building types are as intrinsically knit into Ontario's cultural identity as the cottage, the wilderness retreat of thousands of Ontarians...
Image Credit: Castle Frank, a house created by Governor Simcoe near York, Upper Canada, 1796, Elizabeth Simcoe - sketches, Simcoe family fonds, F 47-11-1-0-231, Archives of Ontario
Architectural Credit: n/a
 
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June 03, 2016

Architectural Photography Tips: Doublespace Photography
Summer is Doors Open season in Ontario, a series of unique events where communities across the province celebrate their built heritage by opening...
Image Credit: Doublespace Photography
Architectural Credit: Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, York University, ZAS Architects Inc.
-Doublespace Photography
 
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June 02, 2016

Architectural Photography Tips: Michael Muraz
Summer is Doors Open season in Ontario, a series of unique events where communities across the province celebrate their built heritage -...
Image Credit: Walking on Piano Keys - Michael Muraz
Architectural Credit: Aga Khan Museum - Moriyama & Teshima Architects in association with Maki and Associates
-Michael Muraz
 
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May 27, 2016

Architectural Photography Tips: A-Frame Studio
With longer days and warmer weather, summer is a perfect time to explore Ontario’s architectural treasures, and Doors Open Ontario provides...
Image Credit: A-Frame / Ben Rahn
Architectural Credit: Richard Ivey Building, Ivey School of Business, Western University, London, ON, Hariri Pontarini Architects
-A-Frame Studio
 
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May 07, 2016

Architectural Photography Tips: Scott Norsworthy
Every year from April to October, as part of Doors Open Ontario, communities across the province celebrate their built heritage - both historic...
Image Credit: Scott Norsworthy
Architectural Credit: PanAm BMX Track, Kleinfeldt Mychajlowycz Architects Inc.
-Scott Norsworthy
 
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April 25, 2016

OAA Now Tracking Us!
The OAA doesn't trust architects to show up for continuing education sessions. "NEW: This year the OAA is implementing a new process to...
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Architectural Credit:
-OAA New Policy to Track Architects
 
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March 24, 2016

TPL Scarborough Civic Centre Branch (2015)
  Location: Toronto, ON Architects: LGA Architectural Partners Inc. and Phillip H. Carter, Architect in joint ventureDate of...
Image Credit: Ben Rahn / A-Frame
Architectural Credit: LGA Architectural Partners Inc. and Phillip H. Carter, Architect in joint venture
-LGA Architectural Partners Inc. and Phillip H. Carter, Architect in joint venture
 
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March 23, 2016

Waterdown Library and Civic Centre (2015)
Location: Hamilton, ON Architects: Rounthwaite Dick & Hadley Architects Inc Date of completion: 2015 OAA Awards 2016 Design...
Image Credit: Tom Arban
Architectural Credit: Rounthwaite Dick & Hadley Architects Inc.
-Rounthwaite Dick & Hadley Architects Inc.
 
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March 22, 2016

The Mississauga Public Library Project (2011)
Location: Mississauga, ONArchitects: Rounthwaite Dick & Hadley Architects Inc. (RDH Architects)Date of completion: 2011OAA Awards...
Image Credit: Exterior view of Lakeview Library. Tom Arban
Architectural Credit: Rounthwaite Dick & Hadley Architects Inc.
-Rounthwaite Dick & Hadley Architects Inc.
 
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March 21, 2016

Surrey Operations Centre (2015)
Location: Surrey, British ColumbiaArchitects:Taylor Kurtz Architecture + Design Inc. & Rounthwaite Dick & Hadley Architects Inc...
Image Credit: Ema Peter
Architectural Credit: Taylor Kurtz Architecture + Design Inc. & Rounthwaite Dick & Hadley Architects Inc. (Design Architect)
-Taylor Kurtz Architecture + Design Inc. & Rounthwaite Dick & Hadley Architects Inc. (Design Architect)
 
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March 18, 2016

Skygarden House (2015)
Location: Toronto, ON Architects: Dubbeldam Architecture + Design Date of completion: 2015OAA Awards 2016 Design Excellence WinnerSituated on...
Image Credit: Shai Gil
Architectural Credit: Dubbeldam Architecture + Design
-Dubbeldam Architecture + Design
 
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March 17, 2016

Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre (2015)
Location: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BCArchitects: KPMB Architects & HCMA Architecture + Design  in joint...
Image Credit: Nic Lehoux
Architectural Credit: KPMB Architects & HCMA Architecture + Design in joint venture
-KPMB Architects & HCMA Architecture + Design in joint venture
 
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March 16, 2016

Richard Ivey Building (2014)
Location: Ivey Business School, Western University, London, ONArchitects: Hariri Pontarini ArchitectsDate of completion: 2014OAA Awards...
Image Credit: Ben Rahn / A-Frame
Architectural Credit: Hariri Pontarini Architects
-Hariri Pontarini Architects
 
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March 15, 2016

Redstone Winery (2015)
Location: Beamsville, ONArchitects: Sweeny Sterling Finlayson &Co. Architects Inc. (now Sweeny &Co. Architects Inc.) Partners in...
Image Credit: doublespace
Architectural Credit: Sweeny Sterling Finlayson &Co. Architects Inc. (now Sweeny &Co. Architects Inc.) Partners in Charge: Dermot Sweeny and Mary Jane Finlayson
-Sweeny Sterling Finlayson &Co. Architects Inc. (now Sweeny &Co. Architects Inc.)
 
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March 14, 2016

Prince Arthur’s Landing (2012)
Location: Thunder Bay, ON Architects: Brook McIlroy ArchitectsDate of completion: 2012OAA Awards 2016 Design Excellence WinnerThunder Bay is home...
Image Credit: Brook McIlroy Architects
Architectural Credit: Brook McIlroy Architects
-Brook McIlroy Architects
 
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