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“Humane Architecture” Project in Toronto Helps Break the Cycle of Youth Homelessness

“Humane Architecture” Project in Toronto Helps Break the Cycle of Youth Homelessness

Local firm LGA Architectural Partners has created a haven that gives teenagers a real chance at getting off the street.

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20 days ago

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The White-On-White Designs That Ruled Milan

The White-On-White Designs That Ruled Milan

Milan Design Week is a cacophony of colours, shapes, textures and patterns. In the midst of so much visual lustre and lavishness, some of the strongest installations left their mark by going entirely white.

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April 21, 2017

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Where to See the Biggest Stars at Milan Design Week 2017

Where to See the Biggest Stars at Milan Design Week 2017

One of the great pleasures of Milan Design Week is meeting the designers who make the stuff we love so much. Here’s where to spot some of them this week.

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April 3, 2017

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Masterworks: David Adjaye and the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Masterworks: David Adjaye and the National Museum of African American History and Culture

The completion of David Adjaye’s most ambitious project to date has the British architect poised to reach a new level of greatness.

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April 2, 2017

Section: Architecture

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What You Need to Know About 2017 Pritzker Prize Winner RCR Arquitectes

What You Need to Know About 2017 Pritzker Prize Winner RCR Arquitectes

Six reasons why the most prestigious architecture award in the world has gone to RCR Arquitectes, a little-known Spanish firm.

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March 3, 2017

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A Facade with Special Effects at Calgary’s New Engineering School

A Facade with Special Effects at Calgary’s New Engineering School

The Schulich School of Engineering is the University of Calgary’s latest addition. Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, it features an impressive sensor-embedded glass wall that responds to light.

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February 28, 2017

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Nendo Shows Us How to Store Sake in Style

Nendo Shows Us How to Store Sake in Style

Like good wine, sake benefits from proper climate conditions. Tokyo studio Nendo has recently proposed a sleek refrigeration system for storing Japan’s top beverage of choice in style.

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February 7, 2017

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Inside Ron Arad’s Stunning Watergate Hotel Renovation

Inside Ron Arad’s Stunning Watergate Hotel Renovation

A major renovation of the Watergate Hotel has brought the legendary Washington address back to its former glory.

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January 2, 2017

Section: Interiors

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An Affordable Hermès Pop-Up Opens in Seattle

An Affordable Hermès Pop-Up Opens in Seattle

The venerable French fashion house is attracting a younger following with pop-up stores devoted to its more affordable accessories. One of the latest to open is inside Seattle’s Nordstrom.

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December 12, 2016

Section: Interiors

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A Prison Restaurant Opens in Italy

A Prison Restaurant Opens in Italy

One of Turin’s largest prisons is using design as a tool for social good – by improving the decor of an in-house restaurant and inviting in the public. The hope is to create a positive path toward rehabilitation.

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December 7, 2016

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