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    28
    March
    2016

    Building Resilience: Practical Guidelines for the Rehabilitation of Buildings in Canada Officially Launches

    The Federal / Provincial / Territorial Collaboration on Historic Places in Canada Working Group has released Building Resilience: Practical Guidelines for the Rehabilitation of Buildings in Canada. Co-authored by Mark Thompson Brandt and Chris Warden of MTBA Associates Inc., Building Resilienceis a comprehensive and sustainable building toolkit that presents practical illustrated guidance and real life […]

    18
    April
    2015
    Bata Library

    Trent looking for feedback on its new student centre

    As part of developing the design for a new student centre, Trent University has posted three different design approaches, prepared by Teeple Architects, to there web site here .  The options are as follows (from the Trent University web site): Design A is a two-storey building that stretches the of the site from the Bata Library to the […]

    21
    February
    2013
    Butler House approach

    Butler House, Hog’s Back Pavilions & Vincent Massey Pavillions Receive Awards

    Two Modernist structures in the City of Ottawa recently garnered awards for rehabilitation work recently undertaken including the Butler House, which received an Award of Excellence,  Hog’s Back Park Pavilions, which received an Award of Merit and Vincent Massey Park Pavilions, which received an Award of Merit.  Both cases illustrate an evolving appreciation for structures and […]

    18
    May
    2012

    docomomo canada ontario register now online

    One of the central roles of docomomo organizations is to highlight works of modernism within their jurisdiction. To that end we have uploaded all register entries within Ontario to date. In total there are 14 entries (2 of which have been lost since they were added to the register). These entries were part of previous […]

    2
    January
    2012

    docomomo canada ontario launches beta web site

    Well it has been some time since docomomo canada Ontario last had a web site, but we are finally back on the web. There is not much content currently, but we are hoping to add content periodically over the coming months to eventually create one of the more full featured sites devoted to Modernist architecture […]

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