After getting more than 20,000 nominations for the best personalities, groups and businesses across the city, NOW Magazine has posted the final contenders to be named "Toronto's best" - and we've made the shortlist for Best Design Firm!
Think we're the best? You can cast your vote for Architects Luc Bouliane on the Reader's Choice website.
Be sure to check out the other 180 categories while you're there, and share your love for "Toronto's best"!
With construction now complete, the geometric addition to the rear of Brooklyn House frames a dynamic outdoor oasis in Leslieville. Oversized sliding glass doors allow the kitchen to flow out into the backyard, creating the ideal summer entertainment space. Check out the full project here.
The construction for One Method's new digs is underway this week at Wellington and John streets. Occupying a 15,000 square foot raw space, previously used by the CBC for staging and warehousing, the One Method team will have lots of room to work and play. Construction slated for completion in fall 2016.
In case you were ever wondering what we all looked like. The robots do most of the work.
Construction starts in Toronto's famed CBC building this week, to make room for Bensimon Byrne's dynamic creative team. A sneak peek above of the their central space – nicknamed the Agora – and the 28 foot volumes that punch through the space where recording studios once filled the space. No small feat, this conversion of Philip Johnson's purpose-built concrete matrix will house over 250 people across various divisions of Bensimon Byrne. See more renderings here.
Come check out our host exhibit window installation at our offices on 1259 Dundas Street West. Julia Campbell-Such and Carey Jernigan's installation for the Toronto Design Offsite Festival will be up until January 24th. It runs 24 hours every day this week and is on Design Lines Top 100 list for the festival.
Come and join us for 7 days of wonderful and thought-provoking design exhibitions throughout some of Toronto most creative neighbourhoods — starting January 18th and running to the 24th.
Architects LB is proud to support the Toronto Design Offsite Festival through our own year-round volunteerism, and playing host to Julia Campbell-Such and Carey Jernigan's special exhibit entitled "Pattern for Gartshore and Gowie".
Are you looking to volunteer for the festival in 2017? Email Natasha Lebel, Chair, at natasha @ todesignoffsite.com or visit the festival's website for more information on volunteerism.
Read about the challenges and opportunities captured in the redevelopment of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in an article by Don Wall in the Daily Commercial News, a site featuring national construction news. The article discusses both the importance of the building in Canadian history as well as the critical roles of the consulting team in seeing the project through to a successful completion of a climate-controlled century-old building along the Atlantic Ocean.. See the renovated Museum here.