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Diamond Schmitt Architects Uses Innovative LED Light System to Transform Toronto Theatre

Diamond Schmitt Architects Uses Innovative LED Light System to Transform Toronto Theatre

The local firm has turned the original 1,800-seat Toronto Centre for the Arts into two distinct venues with a state-of-the-art design feature.

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13 days ago

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Metaform Architects Creates a Futuristic Housing Complex in Luxembourg

Metaform Architects Creates a Futuristic Housing Complex in Luxembourg

In Luxembourg City, local firm Metaform Architects gives new meaning to the urban row house with unique geometries and metal cladding.

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17 days ago

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A Simple Hillside Chapel in Austria

A Simple Hillside Chapel in Austria

In the hills of southern Lower Austria, the recently completed Kapelle Salgenreute is a powerful and modern homage to the original it was designed to replace.

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24 days ago

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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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March 16, 2017

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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

Section: Interiors

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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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