Architecture

The Eiffel Tower Unveils First-Floor Revamp

The Eiffel Tower Unveils First-Floor Revamp

Paris firm Moatti Rivière refashions three pavilions, and adds interactive exhibits and sustainable features to improve the workings of the Eiffel Tower’s first floor without marring its iconic looks.

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8 days ago

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Liyuan Library by Li Xiaodong Wins Moriyama RAIC International Prize

Liyuan Library by Li Xiaodong Wins Moriyama RAIC International Prize

This past weekend, on Raymond Moriyama’s 85th birthday, the celebrated architect introduced the winner of the inaugural $100,000 prize established with hopes of elevating Canada’s — and the world’s — architectural aspirations.

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11 days ago

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Sneak Peek: Reimagining the Sukkah

Sneak Peek: Reimagining the Sukkah

Just in time for the Jewish festival of Sukkot, the finalists in an annual competition to reinterpret the Sukkah hut will go up next week at Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square.

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17 days ago

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The Standouts from the World Architecture Festival

The Standouts from the World Architecture Festival

Last week, over a three-day festival in Singapore, WAF announced the winners in its 28 categories, from completed projects to future visions, and awarded special prizes to seven spectacular structures, including the World Building of the Year.

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19 days ago

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A Community-Engaging Library in Southern California

A Community-Engaging Library in Southern California

The vibrant centrepiece of a new LEED-certified park in Santa Monica, the Pico Branch Library also represents a significant milestone in the regeneration of a low-income neighbourhood.

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22 days ago

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A Water Tower Renewed

A Water Tower Renewed

Zecc Architecten re-purposes a neglected water tower into a destination photo op

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24 days ago

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Reflections on the 9/11 Museum

Reflections on the 9/11 Museum

At Ground Zero, an asymmetric pavilion by Snøhetta serves as a graceful entrance for the new museum and the memorial site.

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25 days ago

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2014 North American Holcim Awards Winners

2014 North American Holcim Awards Winners

The winning North American projects in this competition for sustainable building showcase innovative ways to deal with flooding and new biologically based materials.

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September 24, 2014

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An Ultra-Modern Multi-Generational Home

An Ultra-Modern Multi-Generational Home

Bridging indoor and outdoor spaces and private and common zones, up-and-coming firm Höweler + Yoon creates a multi-generational home in Virginia with maximum appeal.

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September 23, 2014

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Project to Watch: Fort York Visitors Centre

Project to Watch: Fort York Visitors Centre

An iconic battleground of the War of 1812 finally gets the museum it deserves. But Toronto’s Fort York Visitors Centre – and its stunning weathered steel facade – needs a little help to live up to its fighting spirit.

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September 15, 2014

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