In the News: 77 Wade on Think Wood

Think Wood is an initiative that unites those with a passion in wood and the forests they come from. Their goal is to educate about the use of wood in buildings. To that end, they’ve published an in-depth look at 77 Wade. Check out the full story here.

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In the News: St. Joseph’s Hospital Development – Novae Res Urbis

Not ones to shy away from a challenge, we used a hospital typology to design a mid-rise condo that compliments the 1922 patient wing we’re converting into purpose-built rental. Rob Jowett explores the St. Joseph’s Hospital Development in this Novae Res Urbis article.   Read the full article here.   Next Steps: Want to learn…

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In the News: 77 Wade – Pushing the Limits of Mass-Timber

We’ve gained a lot of experience with 77 Wade – some of the most valuable was guiding the project through the Alternative Solution Process with the City. We’re proud to be advancing the understanding of tall-timber potential in Toronto and will continue to push the envelope for our clients and their projects. In this article,…

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In the News: East City Condos on Treehugger

Jargon watch: “Hipsturbia” by Lloyd Alter on Treehugger – January 31, 2020 What does it take to become hipsturbia? Read how East City Condos are providing young families and aging boomers with hip-factor in Peterborough. Read here.

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BNKC Newsletter – February 2020

    We’ve jumped head-first into the new decade feeling inspired and ready to take on the year. Without delay, here’s a peek into what’s on our minds these days. Project Feature Bringing Density to Danforth Avenue 2720 Danforth Avenue is a smartly-designed, purpose-built rental building in an area of Toronto that is only now…

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People: Natalia Bakaeva

This January, DesignTO mounted inspiring exhibits in the city’s many nooks and crannies. BNKC architect, Natalia Bakaeva, who is one-half of design collective Interspatial, participated with an installation at 55 St. Clair West. Inverted Valleys explores the topography of Toronto’s ravine system. It inhabits underused spaces in the city, encouraging viewers to consider the importance of…

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Design Writings: Purposefully Designed Purpose-Built Rental

Toronto is going through a significant transition in its thinking towards housing. Till now, the City has largely focused on one of only two typologies when it comes to the development of its housing stock: condos and low-rise developments – both focused on ownership. As housing prices slip further from reach, it’s clear this approach…

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BNKC Newsletter – November 2019

  Hot off the heels of our last publication, BNKC is eager to introduce new projects and thoughts on design approaches. We invite your engagement with the following segments. PROJECT FEATURE An Introduction to 15 Chisholm Ave.Image: Rendering for Chisholm Avenue by BNKC Architects 15 Chisholm Avenue is a 6-storey, residential, purpose-built rental building situated…

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BNKC Newsletter – October 2019

Welcome to the October edition of the BNKC newsletter. As expected, the fall season is off to a busy start, with many new initiatives on the go. We have compiled a selection of highlights to share. AWARD-WORTHY Two More Projects Are Recognized for Heritage Restoration and Neighborhood Renewal Image: The Walper Hotel (Photo by Michael…

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BNKC Newsletter – September 2019

Welcome to the September edition of the BNKC newsletter! It’s hard to believe that the summer is almost over. The season has flown by and we look forward to a busy fall. There are feel-good stories to share, read on below…. FEATURE The Bishop Strachan School Transformation Project Short-listed for Heritage Toronto Award BNKC is…

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