Architecture
Interview with Joy Charbonneau

Interview with Joy Charbonneau

With active roots planted in the pillars of architecture, design and art, Toronto-based Joy Charbonneau’s engagement extends vigorously throughout the local design community. By bringing together like-minded individuals in curated exhibitions, Joy demonstrates why Canadian artists and designers are resonating stronger than ever. Mason Journal had an opportunity to speak with Joy to learn how... continue reading
Interview with architect Todd Saunders: Fogo Island Arts Corporation studios

Interview with architect Todd Saunders: Fogo Island Arts Corporation studios

During a recent trip to Newfoundland, Mason had the chance to visit the Fogo Island Arts Corporation situated off the northern coast of Newfoundland. The stunning series of artist studios serve as the home to the foundation’s new Residency Program. Artists from around the world come to live in work in the area for several... continue reading
Interview with architect Todd Saunders: Fogo Island Arts Corporation studios

Interview with architect Todd Saunders: Fogo Island Arts Corporation studios

During a recent trip to Newfoundland, Mason had the chance to visit the Fogo Island Arts Corporation situated off the northern coast of Newfoundland. The stunning series of artist studios serve as the home to the foundation’s new Residency Program. Artists from around the world come to live in work in the area for several... continue reading
The Foundry Repurposed

The Foundry Repurposed

In keeping with this month’s theme of looking back at Canada’s industry, Mason Journal investigates how iconic buildings erected at the beginning of the 20th century for industrial purposes have become coveted interiors for showrooms, art galleries and residences. At Olga Korper Gallery, installation artist Lyla Rye pays homage to the repurposed 1890s foundry building... continue reading
Interview with Canadian Photographer Jesse Boles

Interview with Canadian Photographer Jesse Boles

The natural Canadian landscape has been dramatically altered in the past 150 years through constant and persistent progress by industry beginning from the Industrial Revolution to today.  Through this progress, the Industry has now in itself become the landscape. Toronto based photographer Jesse Boles examines these modern industrial sites and captures the new Canadian landscape. ... continue reading
The Oxbow Field Station

The Oxbow Field Station

On the fields of the University of Manitoba’s Point Lands in Winnipeg stands a solitary Canadian timber-framed field station.  Developed under the direction of professor Eduard Epp, nine architecture under/grad students from the University’s Faculty of Architecture have created a self-contained studio to provide facilities aimed to support creative work and research and acts as... continue reading
Interview with architectural photographer Kristopher Grunert

Interview with architectural photographer Kristopher Grunert

Kristopher Grunert brings a new perspective on architectural photography.  His personal fascination with unusual locations and atypical times is clearly evident in his work.  With a strong understanding of the architectural intent, Kristopher is able to coax a building to life creating an engaging dialogue between structure and viewer; even with the most inaccessible architecture.... continue reading