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Reusing/Recycling Historic Buildings

 When buildings are no longer useful for their original purposes, there are four main methods for reusing these buildings to reduce waste. The Ecology Action Centre, a non-profit ecological...

Five Cities Leading the Way in Urban...

In an era of urbanization, Singapore, Houston and Medellín, Colombia, are among those redefining what cities can be ... The Wall Street Journal - Story by Michael Totty, Image by John S....

Excellence in Adaptive Reuse

The Affinity Campus in Saskatoon today represents new purpose for the former Wilson Elementary School. The project was an excellent example of adapting an historic landmark to reuse while...

Remediation efforts clear way for...

As the first licensed airfield in Canada, Edmonton City Centre Airport was a point of pride for the city when it opened in 1929. By the time it officially closed for good in 2013, it had become a...

What is it about good music and old...

VIctoria (Tavern) ready to kick up her heels again on Fridai SoHo’s hallowed watering hole will be rocking again this Friday. Almost three years after it shut down, the Victoria Tavern —...

Recycled, repurposed and renovated:...

Twenty million tonnes of waste are sent to Canadian landfill sites each year; one-third of that comes from the construction, renovation and demolition industries. But with many existing landfill...

Almost a goner!

The historic landmark known as ‘Polish Church’By Lenore Swystun 2014REDBERRY LAKE - Amidst the beautiful landscape of rolling agricultural fields and Redberry Lake, an area 80 km...

Ukrainian Village searches for one last...

The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village (UCHV) is seeking a pre-1930s granary from east-central Alberta to complete its collection of historic buildings and structures for their farmstead...

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