News & Events for Toronto


One of Toronto’s most innovative projects–The Arbour at George Brown College–has recently been awarded GOLD at the World Architecture News (WAN) Awards in the Category of ‘Future Projects – Education’. Integral Group worked closely with Moriyama & Teshima Architects and Acton Ostry Architects to deliver the award-winning project. Each year, the WAN Awards welcomes entries from architecture practices from across the globe. All work entered… Read more⇒


Passive House Canada is hosting the 2019 Passive House Canada Conference at the University of Toronto Scarborough in Toronto, ON on October 17-18, 2019. Passive House Canada sets a global standard benchmark against which high-performance and energy-efficient buildings can be measured up against. The Passive House Canada Conference serves as a platform for sharing, advocating and advancing the high-performance building agenda. It provides attendees with… Read more⇒


A diverse and inclusive employee community is fundamental to Integral Group’s resiliency as a firm. Becoming a parent is a life-changing event, and it essential to our success to support our employees through this important transition. In our ongoing commitment to equity and diversity within our group, and to provide a family-friendly workplace, Integral Group is pleased to announce that a firm-wide Paid Parental Leave… Read more⇒


One of Toronto’s most revolutionary developments – The Arbour – has recently been awarded the Best in Concepts: Unbuilt Buildings Award from the AZ Awards 2019. Otherwise known as George Brown College’s new School of Technology and Canada’s first Tall Wood Research Institute, The Arbour impressed with its low-carbon building model and cross-laminated timber design. Integral Group worked alongside Moriyama & Teshima Architects and Acton… Read more⇒


Integral Group is excited to announce that Rachel Lieberman has been recently promoted to principal. Since joining the firm in 2012, Rachel quickly distinguished herself in the field of building performance and optimization, delivering building commissioning services for projects of all sizes and complexity, culminating her appointment to co-lead of the Toronto performance engineering team. From embedding herself in Integral Group initiatives such as the… Read more⇒


MIPIM/The Architectural Review has revealed the winners of the Future Project Awards 2019 at their prize giving ceremony held in Cannes, France during March. The Future Project Awards recognize architectural excellence demonstrated in design- or construction-phase projects from all over the world. Sixteen categories were awarded this year, and winning projects were located across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, South America and North America. Among… Read more⇒


Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is hosting the Accelerating to Zero Summit in six cities across Canada throughout 2019, including Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Halifax, Calgary and Winnipeg. The Summit will feature a number of events and educational seminars centred on the policies, technologies and initiatives required to achieve zero carbon buildings, and ultimately help Canada meet its aggressive carbon footprint goals. Integral Group is a… Read more⇒


The new Okanagan College Trades Complex has achieved LEED Platinum certification, the highest level of the CaGBC LEED rating system. This is Okanagan College’s second LEED certified building, following the LEED Platinum certification of it’s Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence in 2015, situated on the Penticton campus. Okanagan College represents 2 out of 14 LEED Platinum post-secondary buildings in the whole of Canada. The renewal… Read more⇒


The Canadian Architect has announced its 51st Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence. Out of the 190 submissions received by Canadian Architect, seven projects received Awards of Excellence, four projects received Awards of Merit, two projects received Student Awards of Excellence, and this year's program also included one Photo Award of Excellence. Architectural firms and students responsible for design proposals that reflected elements of innovation, social… Read more⇒


She joins Integral Group’s Senior Management Team providing leadership in delivering our commitments to people and planet.  We are delighted to announce the appointment of Megan White as Integral Group’s Chief Sustainability Officer. This new role embodies our commitment to growing our business sustainably - protecting our planet and improving the wellbeing of both our staff and the communities we serve. As CSO Megan will… Read more⇒