The Reach Guesthouse combines Passive House performance with classic beauty

Article by Lloyd Alter originally posted on on August 6, 2018 Architect Jonathan Kearns shows that you can have it all. When Americans loyal to the Crown moved north after the American Revolution, many settled in Prince Edward County, projecting into Lake Ontario just about 20 miles...


Passive House Design: A Frontline Perspective

Passive House Design: A Frontline Perspective By: Jonathan Kearns Originally Published in Canadian Architect, February 26, 2018 Ever since the first OPEC oil crisis of the early 1970s, I have been fascinated by the concept of the “urban farmhouse”—an urban yet off-grid, self-sufficient entity. In...


Kearns Mancini wins Governor General's Medal in Architecture

"The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts today announced the recipients of the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. The biennial awards celebrate outstanding design in recently completed projects by Canadian architects. The 12 projects represent...


How Canadians are constructing North America's biggest green buildings

Emily Chung · CBC News · Posted: Dec 11, 2017 5:00 AM ET Across Canada, green buildings are scaling up, including a university residence for 750 students and two highrise towers. 'The heat is already inside' New challenges arise when you scale up to even bigger buildings, like the University of...


Fort York named one of the top 10 Toronto Buildings

BlogTo has named Fort York as one of the top ten Toronto Buildings from the last 5 years. The stunning building officially opened in September 2014 and is the result of a partnership between Kearns Mancini Architects and Patkau Architects. Considered the ‘birthplace of Toronto,’ the Fort is home to...


Kearns Mancini and Heneghan Peng selected as Architects of the Canadian Canoe Museum

We are proud to announce that Kearns Mancini Architects, with Heneghan Peng Architects, have been selected to design the Canadian Canoe Museum! In the museum's press-release , Lisa Rochon, Chair of the Canadian Canoe Museum Selection Committee, commented: Ultimately, the jury awarded the heneghan...


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