Architecture

Álvaro Siza Brings the Alhambra to Toronto

Álvaro Siza Brings the Alhambra to Toronto

We spoke to acclaimed architect Álvaro Siza about his Visitor Centre, soon to be added to the site of the historic Alhambra in Granada, Spain, and the Toronto exhibition that chronicles its progress.

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An All-Season Getaway on Go Home Bay

An All-Season Getaway on Go Home Bay

Ian MacDonald Architect’s all-season getaway in Ontario’s Georgian Bay is a hidden gem tucked deep in the wilderness.

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5 days ago

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Dubbeldam Architecture + Design Awarded the Prix de Rome

Dubbeldam Architecture + Design Awarded the Prix de Rome

The Canada Council for the Arts selects a Toronto practice known for its refined residential projects and commitment to sustainable design as this year’s recipient of the distinguished architecture award.

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6 days ago

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World’s Tallest Timber Tower Set to Rise in Vancouver

World’s Tallest Timber Tower Set to Rise in Vancouver

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban’s first Canadian project will be the tallest timber skyscraper in the world. Called Terrace House, it is part of a growing movement in building superstructures made of wood.

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8 days ago

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Bologna’s Shoah Memorial Pays Tribute to Holocaust Victims

Bologna’s Shoah Memorial Pays Tribute to Holocaust Victims

Designed by SET Architects, the Shoah Memorial in Bologna uses austere materials, towering form and simple construction to encourage quiet contemplation and commemoration of the victims of the Holocaust.

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14 days ago

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7 Canadian Projects Nominated For World Architecture Festival Awards

7 Canadian Projects Nominated For World Architecture Festival Awards

The 2016 shortlist for the world’s largest architectural awards program features seven Canadian projects, including a museum park in Toronto and a modern residence in Regina.

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15 days ago

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Hotel Carlota Offers Front Seats to the Best of Mexico City

Hotel Carlota Offers Front Seats to the Best of Mexico City

Overflowing with local culture, the renovated Hotel Carlota is a hidden gem just steps from the Mexican capital’s best attractions.

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21 days ago

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SCI-Arc Designs a Modern Home for Habitat For Humanity

SCI-Arc Designs a Modern Home for Habitat For Humanity

The Southern California Institute for Architecture thinks outside the box and creates a unique house in Los Angeles for an army veteran and his family.

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23 days ago

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10 Projects We’re Watching: Summer Edition

10 Projects We’re Watching: Summer Edition

From David Adjaye’s National Museum of African American History and Culture to Coop Himmelb(l)au’s museum of contemporary art in Shenzhen, here are the most exciting architecture projects worldwide that are now nearing completion.

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26 days ago

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SOM Elevates U.S. Air Force Academy to New Heights

SOM Elevates U.S. Air Force Academy to New Heights

The Center for Character & Leadership Development is the new heart of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, giving the historic campus a new forum that’s loaded with symbolism.

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27 days ago

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