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Capitalizing on Heritage / Awarding Conservation: Materials, Craftsmanship and Construction

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...part of the award-winning team for the National Trust for Canada Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Award of Excellence in Adaptive Use/Rehabilitation for the heritage conservation of Eva’s Phoenix, in a supporting role for LGA Architects. The building is a new facility that is transforming the lives of Toronto’s homeless youth in the west-end of the city. Conference website: http://www.apti.org/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=2017conference&category=2017 Annual Conference...

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Green Arts Barns Recieves $3 Million

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...Green Arts Barns to redevelop the historic Wychwood TTC streetcar repair barns, in the St. Clair and Bathurst neighbourhood into a 61,000 sq ft multi-tenant arts and environmental centre run by and for the community. ERA is pleased to be involved in the development of this project. For more information please visit www.torontoartscape.on.ca Image courtesy of Joe Lobko Architect Inc....

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The Broadview Hotel: Everything Old is New Again

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...the building while constructing an addition and ensuring it continued to house street-related commercial uses as a restaurant, cafe, hotel and rooftop terrace. The project supports the collaborative commitment and investment of time, energy, visioning and financial resources of ERA Architects and Streetcar Developments in fostering ‘culturally rich and livable communities’ in the downtown core. Link to project profile: https://www.eraarch.ca/project/the-broadview-hotel/...

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Rediscovering the Beauty of Our Old Homes

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In the National Post series, What Lies Beneath, ERA Associate Scott Weir uncovers the authentic details of Toronto’s residential architecture. Check out our publications page to view the entire series. http://www.era.on.ca/about/publications/...

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What’s new at ERA…

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Check out our May newsletter at the link below to find out more about the new and exciting things happening at ERA. http://www.era.on.ca/graphics/articles/pdf/article_23.pdf...

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TORONTO the GOOD

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It’s that time of year again for the annual Toronto the Good party presented by ERA Architects, Spacing Magazine, ‘murmur’, and the Toronto Society of Architects! Keep May 15th open in your calendars for another great night of celebration. For details go to http://www.torontothegood.org/ We have good reason to celebrate as ERA has announced the creation of 5 new Associate...

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Tower Renewal

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...presented their ideas for the renewal and environmental upgrade of Toronto’s neglected suburban high-rise neighbourhoods to Toronto’s executive council committee. They demonstrated how re-imagining these buildings, along with the unused open space around them, can considerably improve the social, economic and environmental sustainability of our city and region. Check out the Globe and Mail article on their presentation at: http://www.era.on.ca/graphics/articles/pdf/article_20.pdf...

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Diverse Recognition for ERA for Achievement in the Realms of Architectural Conservancy and Urban Design

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...Diamond Schmitt Architects on the project. Our role was to provide advice in regards to heritage and conservation issues and to assist in the development of a conservation approach for the proposed rehabilitation and interventions. Project team members include: Michael McClelland, Edwin Rowse, and Victoria Angel. For more information on the ACO Award wins: http://www.arconserv.ca/news_events/show.cfm?id=458 For more information on the...

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Growing Pains: An Evergreen Cityworks and The Globe and Mail Documentary on Urban Growth

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-VWGaakiHg ‘As our population continues to grow, how will the region accommodate both present and future needs?’ This is the question that Growing Pains asks after summarizing how urban growth in the greater horseshoe evolved over the past half century and in light of the prospect of another two million residents arriving in the region over the next 20 years....

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A hospital with heart that embraces its patients celebrates its grand reopening

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...the architects considered how to manifest unifying themes from the AIDS movement such as ‘embrace’ and ‘quilt’ by working the design concept from the inside out. At its heart, the redevelopment of Casey House was a community-inspired and driven initiative, with stakeholders recognizing the importance of their generous contributions. Link to Globe and mail article: https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/architecture/torontos-new-casey-house-building-shows-the-medicinal-power-of-light-beauty-anddignity/article36767563/?ref=http://www.theglobeandmail.com& Photos by ERA Architects...

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Wallpaper Review

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The Concrete Toronto Book has made it to the Wallpaper website. Please see below for the link to the full http://www.wallpaper.com/architecture/book-concrete-toronto/2118...

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Ballenford

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“Book store facing final chapter” Article by Christopher Hume The Toronto Star http://www.thestar.com/article/408973...

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