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MAD Creates a Little Playhouse in Japan

MAD Creates a Little Playhouse in Japan

For his first project in Japan, Ma Yansong of MAD Architects has converted a two-storey house into a kindergarten, and the results are as playful as you might expect from an architect who loves to challenge the status quo.

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4 days ago

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Have a (Canadian-Made) Seat at SFMOMA

Have a (Canadian-Made) Seat at SFMOMA

Ninety-five Planar benches, by Miguel Brovhn of Vancouver, have become an ideal prop for capturing Instagram moments in the newly expanded SFMOMA. Here’s how the burgeoning studio got the commission.

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17 days ago

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Transforming Life Jackets into Shelters for Syrian Refugees

Transforming Life Jackets into Shelters for Syrian Refugees

Tens of thousands of life jackets left on Greek shores by Syrian refugees have become a building material for one 15-year-old student who is determined to find ways to turn them into makeshift shelters.

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21 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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July 19, 2016

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Wintercheck Factory’s Inventive Take on Furniture

Wintercheck Factory’s Inventive Take on Furniture

Each chair and bench in the new Absolute Beige furniture line by Brooklyn studio Wintercheck Factory employs an unlikely material: slabs of industrial rubber.

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July 6, 2016

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An Ultra Futuristic Office For a Chinese Tech Company

An Ultra Futuristic Office For a Chinese Tech Company

Arboit Ltd Design and Architecture creates a celestial-inspired headquarters for a fast-growing communications company in China.

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July 1, 2016

Section: Interiors

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The Evidence Room at the Venice Biennale

The Evidence Room at the Venice Biennale

The Evidence Room, an exhibition at the Venice Biennale presented by Canadian scholar Robert Jan Van Pelt and the University of Waterloo, examines the role of architecture in the Holocaust.

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May 30, 2016

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NYCxDesign: What We Saw and Loved

NYCxDesign: What We Saw and Loved

North America’s biggest furniture and design event was chock-full of budding talents, local makers and major brands – at ICFF as well as at dozens of off-site exhibits located throughout the city. Here’s what caught our eye, from Greene Street to Brooklyn.

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May 24, 2016

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NYCxDesign: 10 Products to Check Out at ICFF

NYCxDesign: 10 Products to Check Out at ICFF

New York Design Week boasts dozens of must-see off-site launches and pop-up exhibitions. But the main event is ICFF, where 750-plus furniture and product brands fill Javits, the world’s busiest convention centre, from May 14 to 17. Here are 10 exhibitors worth taking a closer look at.

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May 12, 2016

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NYCxDesign: What Not to Miss

NYCxDesign: What Not to Miss

New York Design Week kicks off this weekend, with opening night parties on Friday and ICFF launching at the Javits Center on Saturday. Here are 10 best bets for making the most of NYCXDesign 2016.

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May 10, 2016

Section: Design