Architecture

Architect Profile: PARA-Project

Architect Profile: PARA-Project

Headed by OMA alumni Jon Lott, PARA-Project is making a name for itself by rethinking conventional building typologies.

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3 days ago

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Montreal’s Dramatic New Library

Montreal’s Dramatic New Library

With a bold roofline that slices through the interior, the Bibliothèque du Boisé, situated just outside the city core, establishes a modern landmark that merges indoors and out.

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6 days ago

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A Beautiful Public Washroom in an Edmonton Park

A Beautiful Public Washroom in an Edmonton Park

This mirrored pavilion in Edmonton’s Borden Park, by gh3 of Toronto, turns the call of nature into an art excursion.

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11 days ago

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A Jaw-Dropping Business Faculty in Santiago

A Jaw-Dropping Business Faculty in Santiago

Two distinctive towers – punctuated by voids and rising from a landscaped plinth – establish a unique architectural identity in this scheme by Rafael Hevia, Rodrigo Duque Motta, and Gabriela Manzi.

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13 days ago

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Copenhagen’s Elevated Bike Bridge

Copenhagen’s Elevated Bike Bridge

Snaking its way into the heart of the cycling-friendly city, Dissing + Weitling’s piece of infrastructure is also a vibrant new landmark.

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19 days ago

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Renzo Piano’s Out-Of-The-Box Architecture

Renzo Piano’s Out-Of-The-Box Architecture

His new home for the Pathé Foundation, squeezed into a courtyard between buildings, takes the shape of a dynamic parasite in an aluminum coil.

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20 days ago

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A Blood-Red Clinic in Poland

A Blood-Red Clinic in Poland

Crimson ceramic panels and tiles line FAAB Architektura’s blood centre in Raciborz both inside and out, hinting at the structure’s sanguinary functions.

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24 days ago

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Edmonton’s Smart New Library

Edmonton’s Smart New Library

The Highlands Branch Library in Edmonton, designed by Copenhagen-based Schmidt Hammer Lassen, welcomes visitors with an inviting facade that’s open to the neighbourhood in all directions.

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27 days ago

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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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October 17, 2014

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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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October 14, 2014

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