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Canadian Canoe Museum a Lesson in Building with the Landscape

Canadian Canoe Museum a Lesson in Building with the Landscape

Snaking along a side of the Trent-Severn Canal in Peterborough, Ontario, the low-slung, green-roofed building by Heneghan Peng Architects, with Kearns Mancini Architects, will connect to the water.

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21 hours ago

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Next Generation of Cutting-Edge Architects

Next Generation of Cutting-Edge Architects

Today, the Architectural League of New York announced the recipients of the Emerging Voices Awards. Here’s a quick overview of the eight firms across North America – from Toronto to Mexico City – that are destined to become the next wave of A-listers.

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6 days ago

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When Designers Dine

When Designers Dine

In support of Casey House, a hospice for people living with AIDS, 12 of Toronto’s top creative firms built the most dreamy table settings imaginable, and then invited guests for a sit-down meal.

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14 days ago

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A Scotch Glass for Outer Space

A Scotch Glass for Outer Space

Open Space Agency and Ballantine’s craft the perfect vessel for toasting the future.

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19 days ago

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Designer Books: Liquid Spaces

Designer Books: Liquid Spaces

This colourful volume brings together a range of immersive installations that architects, designers and artists have dreamed up for every environment, from fashion runways to retail backdrops.

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20 days ago

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Designer Books & More, From Modern Ruin to Pop-Up City

Designer Books & More, From Modern Ruin to Pop-Up City

A documentary revisiting the 1964 New York State Pavilion, a compendium by Thomas Heatherwick and a collection of pop-up installations that explore the “flexibilisation” of urban environments.

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20 days ago

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Designer Playlist: Sebastian Herkner

Designer Playlist: Sebastian Herkner

Furniture and product designer Sebastian Herkner, who created the Das Haus installation at this week’s IMM Cologne, on where he finds inspiration.

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20 days ago

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Heimtextil’s Inspiring Textile Trends

Heimtextil’s Inspiring Textile Trends

With an overall theme of “Well-Being 4.0,” the trends exhibition at the Frankfurt fair curates colour palettes and textures into four motifs – Protect, Energize, Nourish and Enrich – displayed in eye-popping vignettes.

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26 days ago

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9 Enduring Product Designs by the Late Great Richard Sapper

9 Enduring Product Designs by the Late Great Richard Sapper

From the Tizio task light for Artemide to the Nena armchair for B&B Italia, here are some of the greatest hits by Richard Sapper, who died last month.

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January 8, 2016

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12 Architecture and Design Talks in 2016

12 Architecture and Design Talks in 2016

Where to catch riveting lectures by Zaha Hadid, Ma Yansong, Tom Dixon and other globe-trotting architects and designers in the new year and beyond.

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January 5, 2016

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