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Adapting To Homes In Transformation

That homes, design and overall lifestyles have experienced a dramatic change in the past two years are undeniable, but nuances about how the design community has adapted are a hot topic. While some people are returning to city living, the…

Corner Solutions for Any Kitchen

To create a highly functional, efficient kitchen, you need to use every square inch of the space intelligently and creatively, including those dreaded kitchen corners. Why? Because this will help capitalize on storage space. It’s one of the…

Design for Disassembly

Beyond salvage, Design for Disassembly (DfD/A) in BC and Canada’s building sector is growing. While pick-up has been gradual, some examples are helping lay the groundwork for the broader industry. By definition, DfD/A is the design of…

2022 Prairie Wood Design Awards Winners

“The winning projects go above and beyond in demonstrating design excellence and innovation in their use of wood as a building material,” says Rory Koska, Program Director of Wood WORKS! Alberta. “They are simply spectacular visually and…

Wood Works! Alberta 2022 Winners

Wood WORKS! Alberta recently announced the winners of the 2022 Prairie Wood Design Awards program. This prestigious group of leading architects, engineers, and project teams is being recognized for their contributions to advancing the use…

A Balance of Work and Play

In the world of office furniture, Artopex is an industry leader. Based in Granby, QC, they have grown significantly over their 40 years to become renowned throughout North America. A few months ago, they were named one of Canada’s Best…

Designing Zen Bathrooms

It’s important to note that after the kitchen, a well-renovated bathroom does the most to increase the value of a house. The kitchen is the heart of the home and where life happens, so encourage your customers to make the bathroom their…

Indigenous Skill Building

British Columbia’s construction sector is anticipated to grow significantly in the coming decade, making skills training for young people—the workforce of tomorrow—essential. To meet this need, Indigenous communities throughout the province…

Get a Handle on Cabinet Hardware 

Cabinet hardware is akin to jewelry on an outfit. It’s the finishing touch that elevates a room from so-so to stunning. This isn’t to say handle-free cabinets, drawers, and panelled appliances aren’t sleek. The look has its place in more…