In the News: Mass Timber – An Interview with BNKC Architects’ Jonathan King

Business innovation consultants, Innovia, interviewed Jonathan King for their recent series on issues of importance to the AEC industry. He shared his insights about cost considerations, the biggest barriers, and if biophilia is merely a buzzy wellness trend. Innovia asked some of the most interesting questions Jonathan’s been asked on the subject, and his answers…

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BNKC Newsletter – October 2020

    Project Update Groundbreaking at East City Condos       Construction has begun at East City Condos! The project team, including BNKC’s Jonathan King and developer TVM Group’s Amit Sofer, gathered for a small and safe celebration to officially break ground on the project located in Peterborough, Ontario.       The mid-rise project…

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People: Sajith Sabanadesan’s Inktober Inspiration

Every October, the Inktober Challenge encourages people to create 31 drawings in as many days. BNKC’s Sajith Sabanadesan is a talented member of our architectural and urban design team but he’s also a gifted artist. Saj’s Inktober creations demonstrate his whimsical sensibility as much as his technical expertise. We hope you enjoy this selection of his drawings…

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In the News: Globe and Mail – The Architourist

The Globe and Mail’s Dave LeBlanc, aka The Architourist, recently toured the St. Joseph’s Hospital Redevelopment site in Peterborough – an ambitious reclamation of a former hospital site by TVM Group. BNKC is working on several projects at the site including an adaptive reuse apartment building that used to be a patient wing and the…

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Parallels from the Past in Peterborough

Sometimes history eerily mirrors the present. Case in point, the St. Joseph’s Hospital Redevelopment project in Peterborough, ON – one of our favourite projects, not just because of the interesting adaptive reuse aspects of the site, or opportunities for new development like East City Condos, but also because of the history of the place. The…

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BNKC Newsletter – September 2020

  Project Update Gearing up for construction       East City Condos – part of the St. Joseph’s Hospital redevelopment project in Peterborough – has just submitted for building permits! We can’t wait to see this project come to life.       Sitting between the Trent Canal and the Otonabee River, the 9-storey…

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In the News: Round-the-clock need for triple-duty space

Adam Bisby, National Post, dives into how condo developers are responding to the work-from-home demand. BNKC Associate, Vaughn Miller, shared his thoughts on the issue. “It’s not really a viable option for most people to buy more space. So we’re seeing lots of second-bedroom offices with Murphy beds in them, sliding room dividers and more…

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BNKC Newsletter – Summer 2020

  Project Update Hoarding Reveal at 77 Wade       Colourful construction hoarding is now up at 77 Wade Ave. You can keep up with the latest project news at our website and follow the project on Instagram @junctionaccordingtowade.       In addition to renders showing the building, the hoarding features the work of…

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In the News: National Post – Filling a void on The Danforth

“On the Map” profiles new developments. In this issue, journalist Matthew Hague speaks with our client, Katalyst Real Estate, to learn more about 2720 Danforth Ave. “When three lots came available a few years ago – a tumbledown furniture store spanning two storefronts pins a small clothing shop at Danforth and Dawes – he snapped…

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Project Spotlight: 77 Wade Avenue

77 Wade Avenue will be Canada’s tallest timber office building when it’s complete. Let’s take a closer look at how BNKC’s design is raising the bar for future commercial tall-wood structures.       Buzz Worthy! Follow 77 Wade on social media @junctionaccordingtowade and download the 77 Wade app to virtually walk through the project…

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