The Toronto Construction Association awarded Vanbot’s Construction Corporation the 2007 “Best of the Best” award for Project Achievement in the completion of Renaissance ROM.
As part of the project team, ERA Architects received a Certificate of Excellence from the Toronto Construction Association for contributions to the project.
“Book store facing final chapter”
Article by Christopher Hume
The Toronto Star
“It has been my attempt here to create an architecture that rises beyond its economic function and its structural necessity and creates space that people enjoy, yet has resolved all of the issues of content” – Eb Zeidler, about the Toronto Eaton Centre in Canadian Architect, November, 1979.
Nominated by ERA Architects Inc., the Toronto Eaton Centre by Zeidler Partnership Architects & Bregman + Hamann Architects for the 2008 OAA Landmark Award.
On Saturday, March 22nd at 10:30 am, ERA Architects Inc. will participate in a public forum to discuss restoration and design opportunities for the Revue Theatre. All are welcome to partake in this discussion, which will be held inside the theatre.
The Revue Theatre is located at 400 Roncesvalles Avenue in Toronto, Ontario.
The Concrete Toronto Book has made it to the Wallpaper website.
Please see below for the link to the full
February 27, 2008 –
Thursday March 6
7pm – 9pm
City of Toronto Archives
255 Spadina Road
Stephen Otto and Michael McClelland
The Importance of Archives
Historian Stephen Otto will address the challenges that archives face while trying to stay ahead of the collecting curve with respect to architectural records, and will suggest some strategies for acquiring the best of the best. Michael McClelland of ERA Architects will explore how academic and popular interest in building types and materials changes over time, and how important it is for archives to support primary research in these new and different areas.
* Admission to the series is free, but pre-registration is required for the lecture. Please contact Paul Sharkey at email@example.com
for tickets or information.
In December of 2007 ERA completed the terracotta restoration of 299 Queen Street West, the home of Canada’s MuchMusic.
Undertaken in four phases over five years, the project included new structural steel work, repair of the terracotta tiles, and the installation of new precast elements.
ERA is pleased to announce that Phase 1 of the exterior restoration work at Cambridge City Hall has been completed. We had the pleasure of restoring the tower and the slate roof. The highlights of the restoration work were the installation of the missing original concealed gutter on the main roof, the reintroduction of the two toned slate shingles on the upper tower roof and the refreshing of the four clock faces.
Thank you to Diamond + Schmitt Architects Inc., Clifford Restoration Ltd., Heather and Little Ltd. and Centrum Renovation and Repair Inc. for a job well done.
November 23, 2007 – 6:00 – 9:00pm