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Designer Profile: Omar Gandhi

Designer Profile: Omar Gandhi

The Canadian architect who made his mark interpreting the Maritime vernacular extends his view to Toronto, and beyond.

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13 hours ago

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The Aga Khan Shortlist Exemplifies Social Architecture

The Aga Khan Shortlist Exemplifies Social Architecture

The shortlist for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, which includes a floating school in Nigeria, a series of micro-libraries in Kosovo, and an artist’s centre in Senegal, demonstrates how great design and social good go hand in hand.

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3 days ago

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A Preview of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

A Preview of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

The Venice Architecture Biennale kicks off next week. The world’s biggest and most important architectural exhibition aims to be expand architecture’s scope. But it may even call architecture to task for the abysmal conditions under which some buildings are made.

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7 days ago

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Montreal’s Beautiful New Soccer Pitch

Montreal’s Beautiful New Soccer Pitch

Designed by Saucier + Perrotte Architectes and HCMA, the Soccer Centre at the Saint-Michel Environmental Complex embraces its bucolic setting.

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9 days ago

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Winners of the 2016 OAA Awards Announced

Winners of the 2016 OAA Awards Announced

On Friday night, 21 projects and practitioners were honoured at the 2016 OAA Awards ceremony in Toronto. Capping off the Ontario Association of Architects’ 2016 conference, the event celebrated previously announced winners, as well as three top award recipients kept under wraps until the big night.

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10 days ago

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Canada’s Starchitect Invasion

Canada’s Starchitect Invasion

With buildings planned or underway by such luminaries as Kengo Kuma, Ole Scheeren and 3XN, the country’s architectural landscape gets a jolt of international energy.

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16 days ago

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In Sweden, a Bold Public Sauna Inaugurates a New Neighbourhood

In Sweden, a Bold Public Sauna Inaugurates a New Neighbourhood

Berlin firm Raumlabor designed the robot-like sauna for Gothenburg’s harbour redevelopment.

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18 days ago

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OMA’s Museum in Québec Takes Shape

OMA’s Museum in Québec Takes Shape

The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec has announced that it will open its new building, the Pierre Lassonde Pavilion, on June 24. Here’s a look at how the project is shaping up.

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28 days ago

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The Art-Filled Elma Hotel in Tel Aviv

The Art-Filled Elma Hotel in Tel Aviv

A former workers’ rest house overlooking the Mediterranean finds new life as a retreat saturated with culture.

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29 days ago

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A Dramatic Dinosaur Museum by Teeple Architects

A Dramatic Dinosaur Museum by Teeple Architects

Hugging the earth like a giant reptile, the Philip J. Currie Museum in the remote prairies of Alberta is devoted to dinosaurs, inside and out.

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April 26, 2016

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