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The 9 Most Controversial Buildings of All Time

It is now just over a year since the unveiling of Zaha Hadid’s Al-Wakrah Stadium in Doha, Qatar, and in the intervening twelve months, it seems like the building has never been out of the news. Most recently, remarks made by Hadid concerning the deaths of construction workers under Qatar’s questionable working conditions created a media firestorm of legal proportions. Hadid’s stadium has been widely mocked [...]

By |December 18th, 2014|Industry|0 Comments

Case Study – The Fairview (90 Woodridge)

Alliance helped Ferguslea achieve environmental sustainability for a 1960s building Ferguslea Properties Limited owns and operates Accora Village, a private residential rental community in Ottawa, Ontario. In 2011, Ferguslea announced a $40 million investment in the community, primarily targeted at renewal and revitalization. The community consists of 10 high-rise apartment buildings, and 986 garden and [...]

By |December 11th, 2014|Industry|0 Comments

North America’s largest shipping container-based hotel opens in Ontario

CALGARY—A brand new Days Inn hotel in Sioux Lookout, Ont., has officially opened, making it the largest shipping container-based hotel in North America, according to the company behind the project. Ladacor Ltd. said the hotel used 120 repurposed shipping containers as its modular core thanks to the company’s Advanced Modular System. “In the case of [...]

By |December 10th, 2014|Industry|0 Comments