Architecture

6 WAF Nominees You Need To Know About

6 WAF Nominees You Need To Know About

The World Architecture Festival’s shortlist for 2014 is replete with mind-blowing and imaginative projects, and multiple nominations for firms – including Sanjay Puri Architects, Tabanlioglu Architects, and 5468796 – that are not the usual suspects.

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A Low-Impact Getaway in Denmark

A Low-Impact Getaway in Denmark

Constructed by Facit Homes and Eentileen Arkitektur, this efficient vacation spot on a small, forested site in Copenhagen is easy on its surroundings – and its owners’ finances.

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A BIG Reveal at the National Building Museum

A BIG Reveal at the National Building Museum

This summer, the National Building Museum, in Washington, D.C., plays host to a whimsical installation from BIG’s Bjarke Ingels. A massive maze, over 18 by 18 metres wide, fills the historic institution’s Great Hall with a bit of unexpected fun.

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Portugal’s Cabins in the Pines

Portugal’s Cabins in the Pines

In a park where the country’s elite once came to take the waters, visitors can now sleep up in the trees thanks architect Luis Rebelo de Andrade.

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12 days ago

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A Breathtaking Retreat in Boulder

A Breathtaking Retreat in Boulder

This serene mountain retreat by THA Architecture offers stunning views of northern Colorado’s rolling valleys.

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15 days ago

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Weekend Getaway Home on the Ravine

Weekend Getaway Home on the Ravine

Set into its lush Ontario site, this environmentally conscious summer house by architect Tania Bortolotto marries artful lines with functional family living.

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21 days ago

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A Sweet Winery Building in France

A Sweet Winery Building in France

In lush Mondragon, H2O Architectes creates a charming three-pronged house for wine tasting.

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26 days ago

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In Big Sur, a House With Major Drama

In Big Sur, a House With Major Drama

Perched delicately atop a coastal bluff, this California vacation home by Fougeron Architecture boasts a complex form dictated by the sloping site and its stunning natural beauty.

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27 days ago

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5 Re-Imagined Landscapes by Claude Cormier

5 Re-Imagined Landscapes by Claude Cormier

We sat down with Montreal landscape architect Claude Cormier to look ahead at five public space projects that will transform three Ontario cities – Toronto, Ottawa and Kingston – for the better in the months to come.

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June 27, 2014

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10 Projects We’re Watching: Summer Edition

10 Projects We’re Watching: Summer Edition

These groundbreaking projects – by Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron and others – redefine every building type, from the opera house and the art museum, to the military academy and the residential tower.

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June 24, 2014

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