GBCA’s recladding project (with RJC) at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library on the University of Toronto campus was included in a recent article on heritage in the U of T News. The project required a carefully thought-out intervention that would solve the building envelope issues without impacting the character-defining features of this 1970s Brutalist building. Read more here.

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This past Sunday (May 7, 2017), principal Chris Borgal was a guest on The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright.  The segment’s topic was: Is architectural facadism an abomination or a way to preserve the beauty of the past?

To hear the Sunday Edition podcasts, click here.

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On April 22, GBCA Associate Sharon Vattay took part in a one-day symposium celebrating Canada 150.  Organized by the Toronto Branch of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, the talks covered the cultural heritage at the time of Confederation and at the time of the Centennial of Confederation.  The presentations can be reviewed on the ACO Toronto website.

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