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A modest village library outside of Beijing, China, designed by architect Li Xiaodong, has won the inaugural Moriyama RAIC International Prize. Raymond Moriyama, FRAIC, presented the $100,000 prize to Li before 350 guests at a gala and awards ceremony on October 11 at the new Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. Based in Beijing, Li also took home a crystal sculpture by Canadian designer Wei Yew. The intention of the biennial award is to celebrate a...  >>
Kudos to Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15! Canada’s exhibit at the 2014 Venice Biennale in Architecture was awarded a Special Mention by the Biennale Jury, marking the first time that Canada has won a prize at this prestigious international architecture event. Thanks to all the sponsors and donors who made this success for Canadian architecture possible!   >>
As we approach the year 2030, the challenge to build net zero energy becomes more technically challenging and complex, as well as more achievable. The amount of available wind, solar and tidal energy has always been abundant; the technology to harness renewable energy systems advances daily.   >>
The Governor General’s Medals in Architecture recognize outstanding achievement in recently built projects by Canadian architects.   >>