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Tan Duong, Architect March 4, 1972- February 14, 2024 Tan Duong died peacefully on February 14, 2024, at age 51, after 3 years of living with incurable cancer. Tan was surrounded by the love of...

Earlier this month, the OAA announced it would soon launch an anonymous, juried Landscape Design Competition for the ground of its Toronto Headquarters. (You can read the initial press release here...

Toronto, ON –The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) is poised to launch a landscape design competition for its headquarters. Among the goals is a furthering of the Association’s Renew +...

As both a practising architect and as the president of the governing Council of a provincial architecture regulator, I have been following the national housing design catalogue initiative with a lot...

As members of the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA), the RAIC is pleased to announce that their awards program that is open for submissions.   The 2024 CAA Award Programme aims to...

The OAA will be sponsoring two Intern Architects to attend the OAA Conference (May 22 to 24) in Niagara Falls and two Intern Architects to attend the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC...

A report from RBC says business funding for climate action needs to “rise exponentially” for the country to be on course for net-zero emissions by 2050. The RBC Climate Action Institute report says...

Submissions are now open for the 2024 edition of the North American Copper in Architecture Awards (NACIA). Presented by the Copper Development Association (CDA), the NACIA awards celebrate projects...

New research on the costs and strategies to retrofit existing office towers and schools to improve accessibility has been published by the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) and architecture and design firm...

Urban Minds invites you to become a volunteer Facilitator for their 1UP Toronto Conference happening on Sunday, March 24 from 10AM to 5PM. Facilitators will guide a group of 4 to 6 high school...

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