First-ever Passive House high-rise retrofit in Canada coming soon Image

First-ever Passive House high-rise retrofit in Canada coming soon

Hamilton will soon be home to Canada’s first-ever residential tower retrofit that meets Passive House standards, surpassing Ontario’s building code in energy efficiency by leaps and bounds. 

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Bata Shoe Factory transformed into a luxury rental building Image

Bata Shoe Factory transformed into a luxury rental building

The historic Bata Shoe Factory has been transformed from a mid-century industrial building into a luxurious contemporary “condo-inspired” rental residence, called Batawa Lofts. 

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Skyscraper concepts that limit our impact on the environment Image

Skyscraper concepts that limit our impact on the environment

One architectural design competition that we like to follow is eVolo Magazine’s annual Skyscraper Competition, which challenges designers, architects, and engineers around the world to approach vertical building design in an innovative way. 

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See why Brampton is one of the best places to live in Canada Image

See why Brampton is one of the best places to live in Canada

It’s the oldest line in the real estate handbook, “location, location, location.” But what matters most to you? The Best Places to Live: Canada Liveability Report by RE/MAX may help you decide. 

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The King Street Transit Pilot is now permanent! Image

The King Street Transit Pilot is now permanent!

It’s official - the King Street Transit Pilot is now permanent, and it makes so much sense. This is a major milestone for the City of Toronto.

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New shipping container market in Toronto now open! Image

New shipping container market in Toronto now open!

For years, we’ve had our eye on the mostly sold out Minto Westside site at Front and Bathurst in Toronto. Aside from it being one of the largest and most architecturally interesting condos in the city, it’s also surrounded by some intriguing parcels of la

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Ontario announces $28.5 billion transit plan for the Greater Toronto Area Image

Ontario announces $28.5 billion transit plan for the Greater Toronto Area

The provincial government announced new funding for new transit projects in the Greater Toronto Area, and it’s supposedly the largest investment ever to get new subways built. 

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OAA announces selections for the inaugural SHIFT Challenge Image

OAA announces selections for the inaugural SHIFT Challenge

The Ontario Association of Architects announced its selections for the inaugural SHIFT Challenge, which aims to encourage architects, engineers and designers to solve societal issues with their skills and expertise. 

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Toronto has the best public transit in Canada, but is the score high enough? Image

Toronto has the best public transit in Canada, but is the score high enough?

Toronto recently took the top spot on a transit score ranking, which compared major cities’ transit networks across Canada. The study was conducted by real estate brokerage, Redfin. 

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Golden Bee Homes wins Renovator of the Year at the BILD Renovation and Custom Home Awards! Image

Golden Bee Homes wins Renovator of the Year at the BILD Renovation and Custom Home Awards!

The Building Industry and Land Development Association recently announced the winners of its annual Renovation and Custom Home Awards. 

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