Transformative Projects

The Bombardier Centre for Aerospace and Aviation (Plant #1, 65 Carl Hall Road)

Toronto, Ontario

This reuse project sensitively integrates old and new structures and re-uses original materials in meaningful ways – providing a continuity…

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Holy Blossom Temple

Toronto, Ontario

This exciting revitalization project created a unified spiritual campus and an inspiring model for other places of faith. Since 1938,…

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Hodge Premises

Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador

A modest but impactful project, this hotel conversion features careful work by the owners to balance continuity with transformation. Built…

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Queen Elizabeth II Planetarium

Edmonton, Alberta

This transformative restoration is a tribute to the City of Edmonton’s commitment to retain and adaptively reuse its historic resources,…

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The Shipyards

North Vancouver, British Columbia

This impressive redevelopment of a waterfront site retained its industrial character, balanced with the new functions of a much-needed waterfront…

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Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

This project is a compelling intertwining of archaeological resource protection, the reclamation of indigenous culture and the restoration of an…

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Green Family Forge

Trinity, Newfoundland & Labrador

Built by the Green family during the last decade of the 19th century, the Green Family Forge remained open until…

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Montgomery’s Inn Museum Restoration

Toronto, Ontario

A bustling museum in the suburb of Etobicoke, this historic former inn underwent a major restoration to position it as…

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Westinghouse HQ

Hamilton, Ontario

Constructed in 1917, the Canadian Westinghouse Company Headquarters was sold in the late 1980s and remained empty for decades until…

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B2 Lofts

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Inspired by the region’s centuries-old tradition of shipbuilding, the B2 Lofts is a mixed-use, urban infill development in the heart…

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Burrard Bridge Rehabilitation and Restoration Project

Vancouver, British Columbia

While historic engineering works are often neglected, this project demonstrates that community support and enlightened municipal officials can meet modern…

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Senate of Canada Building

Ottawa, Ontario

Originally Ottawa’s central train station and then a government conference centre, this downtown landmark has been transformed to house the…

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WE Global Learning Centre (GLC)

Toronto, ON

The WE Global Learning Centre (GLC) project involved the complete rehabilitation of a century-old building to serve as a state-of-the-art…

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Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Renewal Initiative

Vancouver, BC

As the single largest Public Private Partnership (P3) social housing project in North America, the Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Renewal…

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The New Petrie Building

Guelph, ON

The unique ornamented metal façade of the Petrie Building has been an iconic presence in downtown Guelph since 1882. One…

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Kentville Library

Kentville, NS

The sanctuary of the former United Church of St. Paul and St. Stephen on Main Street, Kentville NS, was revitalized…

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The Grand Theatre

Indian Head, SK

The Grand Theatre is a community-owned, volunteer-run enterprise and multi-entertainment facility and a gathering place for people of all ages…

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360 Saint-Jacques

Montréal, QC

Located in the heart of Old Montréal, 360 Saint Jacques was established as the Royal Bank of Canada headquarters in…

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cSPACE King Edward

Calgary, AB

Built in 1912, the former King Edward School was closed in 2001 by the Calgary Board of Education. Left vacant…

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Casey House

Toronto, ON

Commissioned by William R. Johnston, and built in 1875 by prominent local architectural firm, Langley, Langley & Burke, the Casey…

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Bowness Park

Calgary, AB

Since opening in 1912, Bowness Park has been one of Calgary’s most popular park destinations. Approximately 30 hectares in area…

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Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum

East Gwillimbury, Ontario

The Sharon Temple is a spectacular structure that has seen over 100 years of sustainable evolution. The structure was built…

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Kingsbridge Centre Project

near Goderich, Ontario

When a 110-year old Catholic church in a rural Ontario community was closed and scheduled to be demolished in 2012,…

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Chapleau Hub

Chapleau, Ontario

As congregations continue to shrink, the question of what to do with old church buildings becomes increasingly pressing. Such a…

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Cambridge Old Post Office and Idea Exchange

Cambridge, Ontario

Until 2012, Cambridge’s 1885 masonry post office, listed as a National Historic Site and located on the bank of the…

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Cheltenham Badlands Visitor Infrastructure Project

Caledon, Ontario

The distinctive geological and cultural landscape of the Cheltenham Badlands has seen a significant increase in popularity in recent years….

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The Academy

Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

When the Annapolis Royal Regional Academy, a beloved 1939 Beaux-Arts school building, was threatened with demolition in 2013, a group…

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St. Michael’s Cathedral Conservation

Toronto, Ontario

The seven-year rehabilitation of the St. Michael’s Cathedral, completed in September 2017, took great pains to respect the integrity of…

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Sambro Island Lighthouse

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Sambro Island Lighthouse began operations in 1760 and it has been in continuous operation since, making it the oldest lighthouse…

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Galpern (Porter) Building

Winnipeg, Manitoba

The rehabilitation of the Porter/Galpern building stands out as a shining example of the capacity of historic buildings to adapt…

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Auberge Chesley’s Inn

Cornwall, Ontario

This impressive 1814 Georgian residence, once an important stop for many travelers to Upper Canada and later the first building…

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