Insights

Great design can change the world, but how?

We explore answers to questions that haven’t been asked yet. Our thought leaders are guided by their curiosity to use design for the greater good.

Finding a way to measure community wellbeing

In 2018, DIALOG partnered with The Conference Board of Canada to demonstrate the link between design and community wellbeing through evidence-based research.

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Top 10 of 2023: Our Favourite Interiors Azure Magazine
Insights December 11, 2023
City of shadows The Globe and Mail
Insights December 6, 2023
Antonio Gomez-Palacio of DIALOG: Five Things You Need To Create A Highly Successful Career As An Architect Authority Magazine
Insights December 4, 2023
Diversified housing a key to unlocking Downtown Edmonton’s inertia, experts say Edmonton Examiner
Insights November 6, 2023
How building with wood is creating greener cities The Globe and Mail
Insights October 20, 2023
Op-Ed: Forest Architecture: Designing Actionable Climate Solutions Canadian Architect
Insights September 18, 2023
EllisDon, DIALOG experts layout key elements of hybrid timber floor system during seminar ConstructConnect
Insights September 15, 2023
Toronto’s hottest day of the year is supposed to happen this week. Is the city prepared to beat the heat? Toronto Star
Insights July 12, 2023
These massive steel arches will soon be a bridge for bears, elk, and other wildlife Fast Company
Insights, Project News June 6, 2023
Three student designs shine at the 2021-22 CISC Architectural Student Design Competition Bustler
Design Competition, Insights July 27, 2022
Podcast: Industrial real estate architecture Real Estate News Exchange
Insights June 10, 2022
What will it take to go beyond net-zero? Canadian Architect
Events, Insights June 9, 2022
Explainer: Coming into Effect in May, the Toronto Green Standard, V4 Urban Toronto
Insights March 24, 2022
Taking Sustainability to New Heights Civil + Structural Engineer Magazine
Insights, Project News February 1, 2022
DIALOG files for patent of hybrid timber floor system Canadian Architect
Insights December 7, 2021
The Solution: Nature-Positive Design by DIALOG’s Craig Applegath
Insights November 8, 2021
The Problem: A Planetary Emergency by DIALOG’s Craig Applegath
Insights November 8, 2021
How to build a zero-carbon skyscraper Fast Company
Insights, Project News November 24, 2020
Mass timber reaches for new heights to unlock zero-carbon cities Smart Cities Dive
Insights, Project News November 4, 2020
How Digital Products Can Help in the Fight Against Climate Change Business 2 Community
Insights, Project News November 4, 2020
DIALOG develops system to build 105-storey hybrid timber towers Construction Canada
Insights, Project News October 2, 2020
DIALOG pitches 105-storey net-zero, hybrid mass timber tower Sustainable Biz
Insights, Project News September 22, 2020
Student housing in the COVID-19 era building.ca
Insights August 21, 2020
Municipal World: “The Opportunity of Transit Urbanism”
Insights August 19, 2020
Reclaiming Calgary’s Downtown
Insights July 29, 2020
Designing with both eyes open Canadian Architect
Insights, Project News July 17, 2020
Women architects assemble for equality in their profession Journal of Commerce
Culture, Insights June 26, 2020