The life and death of Peter Dickinson and The Inn on the Park

Peter Dickinson was dying when he designed the Inn on the Park. From a bed in Mount Sinai hospital, his body weakened from cancer... Read More

Book Review: Manual of Section

Authors: Paul Lewis, Marc Tsurumaki, David J. Lewis (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Drawings and different types of visual... Read More

Cruisers and Voyageurs: Parc Brébeuf

History is palpable in the National Capital Region, and in Parc Brebeuf, beneath the official narrative, is a story you won’t... Read More

Toronto’s Summerville pool is a slice of the Mediterranean

It’s easy to overlook the Donald D. Summerville Olympic Pools. Despite its sturdy presence on Lake Shore Boulevard East, the... Read More

No Room on the Plaque: The Cecil Burgess Residence

Edmonton’s built heritage only goes back to the late nineteenth century. This generally makes the interpretation of a building simple... Read More

Video Vancouver: West End 66

West End 66 (excerpts), B&W, 1966 by scottvbc West End 66 was produced for the CBUT ( CBC Vancouver) program Camera West. This... Read More

The Toronto Park Pavilion needs your love

It’s hard not to love the Park Pavilion. Designed in 1958 by British-born architect Alan Crossley and consulting engineer... Read More

Video Vancouver: Better Governance Model for Cities

Canadian cities were established 150 years ago with a very simple structure. Returning to established principles of good government... Read More

Touring Downtown Vancouver

The Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC) is a professional self-regulatory body for the architectural community, that... Read More

40 in the shade: Toronto’s worst heatwave

For an excruciating week in July, 1936, Toronto, the province, and much of Canada burned. An unprecedented and deadly continent-wide... Read More