Art Gallery of Ontario Transformation

By Crispin Howes Format: PowerPoint – Video Length: One Hour – Dowloadable Handout: Yes – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Transformation AGO is the recently completed renovation of the Art Gallery of Ontario by Frank Gehry. Crispin Howes discusses the technology used to design and build this complex structure.

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Bergen in a Wood Construction Fever

By Rune Abrahamsen – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Handout: Yes – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – This presentation examines Treet a 14 storey timber apartment building in Norway which is scheduled to be built during 2014. The building will be one of the tallest timber buildings in the world.

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Eden Project – The Core

By Ulrich Dangel – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Handout: No – Credit: AIA, Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – The Education Centre also known as The Core, is a support facility of the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. This building incorporates unique design elements in its’ wood construction.

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Global Lessons from Local Forests

By Alan D Paradis – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: Yes. Through the example of the Biomass Power Plant at Hotchkiss School this presentation highlights distinctive and sustainable infrastructure.

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