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60,000 Paper Cut-Outs Form a Forest of Numbers in Tokyo

60,000 Paper Cut-Outs Form a Forest of Numbers in Tokyo

For the 10th anniversary of the National Art Center of Tokyo, architect and aeritst Emmanuelle Moureaux installed Forest of Numbers – a huge rainbow-hued artwork that celebrated the future, not the past.

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5 hours ago

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A 3-in-1 Apartment in Budapest Solves a Space Shortage

A 3-in-1 Apartment in Budapest Solves a Space Shortage

Batlab Architects has turned a 110-square-metre apartment into three colour-blocked studios that maximize space.

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4 days ago

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Artists Turn Toronto Lifeguard Towers into Follies for Winter Stations 2017

Artists Turn Toronto Lifeguard Towers into Follies for Winter Stations 2017

Now on view in the city’s east end, Winter Stations 2017 brings a series of art installations to the chilly shoreline.

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6 days ago

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i29 Interior Architects Covers a Restaurant in Hexagon Tiles

i29 Interior Architects Covers a Restaurant in Hexagon Tiles

Dutch firm i29 Interior Architects has created a bold interior for The Kitchen, a new restaurant within an upscale department store in the Netherlands.

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18 days ago

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Vacation Architecture: A Low-Tech Lakeside Retreat in Australia

Vacation Architecture: A Low-Tech Lakeside Retreat in Australia

Balnarring Retreat by Branch Studio Architects is a one-room sanctuary with an aesthetic that embodies the concept of slowing down.

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18 days ago

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‘Contemporary Persians’ Exhibition Challenges Western Perceptions of Iran

‘Contemporary Persians’ Exhibition Challenges Western Perceptions of Iran

‘Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians,’ a collection of post-revolution works by Iranian artists, confronts issues of gender, religion, politics, and the West’s characterization of Iranians.

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20 days ago

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Studio Libeskind, Architects for Society Speak Out Against Trump’s Travel Ban

Studio Libeskind, Architects for Society Speak Out Against Trump’s Travel Ban

Architect Daniel Libeskind calls President Donald Trump’s ban of immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries “an affront to our freedom and core values.” Plus, how Architects for Society is responding.

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27 days ago

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Instead of Trump’s Wall, a Treehouse on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Instead of Trump’s Wall, a Treehouse on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Overlooking a steel wall separating Tijuana and San Diego, Japanese art collective Chim Pom has constructed a timely installation – a treehouse they call “U.S.A Visitor Center.”

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27 days ago

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A Tiny Soap Shop with Big Impact in Lisbon

A Tiny Soap Shop with Big Impact in Lisbon

For Claus Porto, a Portuguese brand with a 130-year history of creating hand-crafted soaps, João Mendes Ribeiro architects has devised a minimalist flagship store that lets the products (and their beautiful packaging) speak for themselves.

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January 25, 2017

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Quadrangle Architects Reimagines the CN Tower as a Condo Tower

Quadrangle Architects Reimagines the CN Tower as a Condo Tower

Toronto’s CN Tower is no longer the world’s tallest freestanding structure. To breathe new life into the landmark, a local firm has devised a solution: hang modular, timber-framed condo units from its sides.

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January 24, 2017

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