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8 Cool Parking Lots

8 Cool Parking Lots

Between the boxy profiles and relentless use of cement, parking garages are about as unsexy as you can get. But a selection of recent examples are proving otherwise. These cool parking lots and garages are taking the form to a whole new level.

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9 days ago

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This Paris Pop-Up Clothing Store Is Built Entirely of Paper

This Paris Pop-Up Clothing Store Is Built Entirely of Paper

A Paris pop-up store designed by Toronto’s Stacklab studio features a merchandise display system made from nothing more than ruffled paper.

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February 8, 2017

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With OMA’s Latest Library, X Marks the Spot

With OMA’s Latest Library, X Marks the Spot

The X-shaped Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville in Normandy offers panoramic views from its airy, column-free interior, making it an ideal public gathering space.

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February 1, 2017

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A Century-Old Streetcar Depot in Amsterdam is Reborn as a Hip Restaurant

A Century-Old Streetcar Depot in Amsterdam is Reborn as a Hip Restaurant

In Amsterdam-West, Kanarie Club pays tribute to its past life as a depot for repairing streetcars.

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January 12, 2017

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Designing (and Certifying) Healthy Buildings

Designing (and Certifying) Healthy Buildings

A new building standard focused on wellbeing is encouraging designers and architects to create healthier spaces for humans. At IIDEXCanada, Rick Fedrizzi, CEO of the International WELL Building Institute, shared the keys to a happier, more productive work environment.

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December 20, 2016

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Palestinian Museum Echoes the Landscape and Speaks to the Past

Palestinian Museum Echoes the Landscape and Speaks to the Past

Perched atop a hill in the West Bank and surrounded by gardens, the recently opened Palestinian Museum by Heneghan Peng Architects evokes the area’s agricultural traditions.

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December 9, 2016

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Beach Club in Luxembourg Adds Origami-Inspired Restaurant

Beach Club in Luxembourg Adds Origami-Inspired Restaurant

Located in the small town of Bridel, the Boos Beach Club Restaurant is a surprisingly modern addition to the original house.

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December 2, 2016

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La SHED Converts an Old Rectory Into a Contemporary Art Centre

La SHED Converts an Old Rectory Into a Contemporary Art Centre

The young architecture firm strikes a balance between old and new in its adaptation of a religious building into a fresh home for Le Livart.

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November 30, 2016

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