That is the question posed by Second Wave of Modernism III: Leading with Landscape, one of the foremost conferences in contemporary landscape design and urban planning, kicking off with a party tonight in Toronto.
For many years, Brian Mackay-Lyons has been restoring rustic cottages as vacation rentals in the seaside destination of Shobac. Now, the renowned architect has revived a decrepit 1830 school building as a simple, modern retreat.
J. Meejin Yoon, working with her colleagues and students at MIT, has designed a monument to Officer Sean Collier, a victim of the Boston marathon bombers, in massive granite blocks with sweeping curves.
It’s what’s inside that counts. Starting May 23, Doors Open Toronto grants two days of free access to the city’s most impressive architecture, including buildings that are usually off-limits. Here are five must-sees.
Benjamin Dillenburger is a parametric designer and architect conjuring intricate and fantastical 3-D printed interiors and buildings. He’s part of Azure’s chosen five: Toronto firms that are climbing to new heights.