More stories about ONTARIO

  • The Future for Education

    It's time for architecture to get out of the studio and into the larger world we should serve.

  • USGBC Accepting Proposals for Greenbuild 2011 Sessions

    USGBC is now accepting session proposals for several events, including Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Toronto in October 2011.

  • team ontario/bc's north house

  • super save

    Three neglected buildings are rediscovered, repaired, and reused as residential.

  • food for thought

    Toronto-based Teeple Architects is interested in architecture that not only occupies its environment, but is a full-fledged extension of it. The 60 Richmond Street East Housing Co-operative project is an application of the principle.

  • ontario 301, washington, d.c.

    When it came time to liberate her dark, disorienting apartment in a Beaux-Arts building, this client—a psychiatrist—prescribed an orderly, austere environment, perhaps as an antidote to the daily hazards of her practice.

  • embedded architecture

    It seems that countries known for their vast natural landscapes produce architects with an extraordinary sensitivity to site. Think Australia's Glenn Murcutt, whose buildings sit lightly on their fragile ecosystems. Or Brian MacKay-Lyons, FAIA, who's known for plainspoken materials and forms that...

  • movable beast

    Toronto-based Sustain Design Studio first envisioned the miniHome as an off-the-grid house, but building code and zoning constraints ushered the firm in a different direction.

  • georgian bay retreat, cedar ridge, ontario, canada

    The uncomplicated form and plan of this bay-front home in Ontario won the judges' admiration. The home's layout is organized along a circulation spine that parallels the austere, cedar-covered front facade.