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10 Architectural Desserts for the Holidays

10 Architectural Desserts for the Holidays

When architecture and dessert-making come together, the results are especially sweet. In time for the holidays, here are 10 architecture-inspired treats sure to tempt your palate.

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2 days ago

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2014 in Review: Top 10 Newsmakers

2014 in Review: Top 10 Newsmakers

Frank Gehry’s middle-finger salute, Herman Miller’s shopping spree, Shigeru Ban’s big year – these are just a few of the 10 most memorable moments in the year of architecture and design.

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3 days ago

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Architecture on Film: Cathedrals of Culture

Architecture on Film: Cathedrals of Culture

Robert Redford aims his lens at Louis Kahn’s Salk Institute and Wim Wenders films inside the Berlin Philharmonie in this series of six documentaries that explores iconic buildings, showing at Toronto’s TIFF Lightbox from December 19.

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3 days ago

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Great Gifts: Architecture and Design Books

Great Gifts: Architecture and Design Books

Books make perennially great gifts for everyone on your list. Here are five beautifully fashioned architecture and design books to appeal to readers young and old.

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9 days ago

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Designer Books: Happy City, Briefly and Konstantin Grcic

Designer Books: Happy City, Briefly and Konstantin Grcic

A book on city (and suburb) building, a film on how Frank Gehry and Yves Béhar handle design briefs, and a monograph on German designer Konstantin Grcic.

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11 days ago

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Designer Playlist: Jürgen Mayer H

Designer Playlist: Jürgen Mayer H

The Berlin architect, who has captured the world’s imagination with such buildings as the Border Checkpoint in Georgia and the Metropol Parasol in Spain, shares his favourite book, website, film and podcast.

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13 days ago

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The Selfie As Monumental Art Project

The Selfie As Monumental Art Project

French street artist JR captured hundreds of faces for an installation that carpeted the Panthéon in Paris.

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16 days ago

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Toronto’s RAW Design Lights Up Montreal

Toronto’s RAW Design Lights Up Montreal

Beginning on December 10, the Luminothérapie winter festival will animate Place des Festivals with two vibrant interactive installations. Here’s a sneak peek at the main attraction, by RAW Design.

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17 days ago

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Designer Books: Finnish Style Gets Its Due

Designer Books: Finnish Style Gets Its Due

Two recent titles, Aalto and Out of the Blue, engage us once more with the core elements of Finnish culture, and reacquaint us country’s reputation for quality, function and design.

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17 days ago

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Miami Madness: What to Hit at Design Miami and Beyond

Miami Madness: What to Hit at Design Miami and Beyond

On until December 7, Design Miami celebrates its 10th anniversary with an extravagant show – featuring new work by Studio Job, Naihan Li and more – while the city fills with events, parties and exhibits.

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18 days ago

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