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Álvaro Siza Brings the Alhambra to Toronto

Álvaro Siza Brings the Alhambra to Toronto

We spoke to acclaimed architect Álvaro Siza about his Visitor Centre, soon to be added to the site of the historic Alhambra in Granada, Spain, and the Toronto exhibition that chronicles its progress.

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2 days ago

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Toronto’s DesignAgency Creates a Sleek Hostel in Amsterdam

Toronto’s DesignAgency Creates a Sleek Hostel in Amsterdam

The Toronto design firm layered funky lighting, art and furnishings over a historic building in a trendy neighbourhood to create a lively interior for Generator Amsterdam.

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10 days ago

Section: Interiors

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SOM Elevates U.S. Air Force Academy to New Heights

SOM Elevates U.S. Air Force Academy to New Heights

The Center for Character & Leadership Development is the new heart of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, giving the historic campus a new forum that’s loaded with symbolism.

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28 days ago

Section: Architecture

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This Toronto Tower Incorporates Brick-and-Beam History

This Toronto Tower Incorporates Brick-and-Beam History

In a city of condos, Sweeny&Co preserves history by building over top rather than tearing down at Queen Richmond Centre West.

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June 20, 2016

Section: Architecture

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Fuksas Ramps Up a Riverside Park in Tbilisi

Fuksas Ramps Up a Riverside Park in Tbilisi

An eye-catching music hall and exhibition space in Tbilisi, Georgia, from Rome architecture duo Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, connects Rike Park to the old city using some very unconventional moves.

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June 15, 2016

Section: Architecture

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Herzog & de Meuron Expand Vitra Design Museum with Schaudepot

Herzog & de Meuron Expand Vitra Design Museum with Schaudepot

The Swiss architecture firm’s second building for the German furniture design campus is a lesson in understatement.

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June 2, 2016

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9 Wallcoverings Inspired By Minerals and Metals

9 Wallcoverings Inspired By Minerals and Metals

These earthy wallpapers, from NLXL, Graham & Brown, Zilmers and more, express the textures and hues of gold, copper and stone.

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June 1, 2016

Section: Design

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The Wonderful <em>Rooms</em>  at the Triennale di Milano

The Wonderful Rooms  at the Triennale di Milano

With Rooms: Novel Living Concepts, an exhibition of 11 contemporary spaces by three generations of Italian interior designers, the Triennale di Milano puts interior design at centre stage.

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May 17, 2016

Section: Interiors

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Chanel Does Eco-Chic

Chanel Does Eco-Chic

For the Spring/Summer 2016 couture collection, which was presented on an eco-minded runway show that transformed the Grand Palais into a verdant Zen garden, even the fabrics are inspired by nature.

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May 17, 2016

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5 Cardboard Designs Every Music Festival Needs

5 Cardboard Designs Every Music Festival Needs

Designers around the world have invented ways to supply virtually everything you’ll need to start your own outdoor festival – from tents to rest areas to the stages themselves – all using a cheap, recyclable material: cardboard.

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May 3, 2016

Section: Curiosity

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