Healthcare Design’s Architectural Showcase competition brings a comprehensive compilation of state-of-the art architectural and interior design projects from firms that have achieved outstanding and innovative design solutions in healthcare environments around the globe. In this annual program, only a few projects are selected by the Healthcare Design jury to receive a prestigious Citation [...]
In “A Prototype in Afghanistan,” appearing in the Spring issue of Hospital Build & Infrastructure magazine, Deb Sheehan, Market Leader for Cannon Design’s healthcare practice, tells the story of the scalable prototype hospitals that Deb’s team developed for the International Organization for Migration and the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID)—helping to provide healthcare access [...]
Upon returning to Shanghai from my holidays in the US, I was greeted by a nice surprise. We had received a trophy from the Hong Kong Design Center awarding us the bronze prize at the Design for Asia Award for our poster design for the exhibition (un)Made in China. It’s safe – modest even – to say [...]
I was able to visit the CJ Corporation, CJ Only One R&D Center in late November and it’s exciting to see the great progress on the project. Below are two photos showing how far we’ve come in the past 2.5 months since I last visited. What once was just a huge hole in the ground [...]
Fred A. Bernstein of Architectural Record recently connected with Cannon Design’s Mike Tunkey to talk about the highly regarded and publicized UnMade in China exhibit he curated. The exhibit recognizes bold projects for Chinese clients from several firms that were never built. The exhibit opened in Shanghai’s ide@s Gallery in April and has been seen [...]
We are pleased to announce that the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) and Fort St. John Hospital and Peace Villa have been honored with Gold and Silver medals, respectively, from the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) in their Annual Awards Program for Innovation and Excellence in P3. Winning the Gold Award for [...]
The CJ Corporation, CJ Only One R&D Center is currently being built in Korea. The world-class research and development headquarters repositions the company’s operations into a new interdisciplinary format that will increase efficiency, enhance innovation and accelerate speed to market. Conceived as “The Only One,” this unique 1.2 million sf building consolidates CJ Corporation’s previously disparate [...]
I recently visited the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center site and took the below construction update photos. It’s exciting to see the progress on this significant project. Take a look at the photos and feel free to comment below.
This photo was snapped by one of our employees in Shanghai. Several people in Shanghai bike to work – one of the most sustainable and enjoyable ways to enjoy the city. More and more of the employees in Shanghai have been biking to work over the past months. How many people in our other offices [...]
Dezeen is giving away ten copies of (un)Made in China, a book developed by Cannon Design that features projects from western architects that ran into trouble for various reasons in China, which was published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name the firm’s Shanghai office developed. The 12 projects in the book include [...]
Dezeen Magazine featured the (un)Made in China exhibition and its inclusion in Beijing Design Week on their website this week. The blog post introduces the exhibition which looks at designs proposed over the past decade by international architects that failed for reasons such as superstitious clients, the language barrier and cultural differences. There are several [...]
With a conference theme entitled, “Towards World Class Healthcare,” what better project to present at the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society’s (CHES) Annual Conference than the Centre Hospitalier de l’Universite de Montreal (“CHUM”)—a project that represents both the largest single healthcare development underway in Canada and the largest public/private partnership (P3) project in North America. Last [...]
Fiona Anderson of the Vancouver Sun recently published an article focused on business opportunities for Canadian firms and companies in Russia. The article opens with and focuses on Cannon Design’s Robert Johnston and his efforts to work with the Sochi Organizing Committee on the 2016 Olympic Speed Skating Oval. While Johnston had strong early conversations [...]
Thirty years of unprecedented growth have transformed China’s built environment and given the country a reputation as a land of opportunity for architects. While much attention—and some criticism—has focused on major completed works, little is known about projects that disappear, fizzle out, or sit abandoned. It is remarkable so little has been said about these [...]
Susan Welker, AIA - 18 May 2013
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Yen Cao - 15 May 2013
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Don Wesley - 14 May 2013
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Bob Farwell - 13 May 2013
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