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5 (More) Playful Installations – Off The Beaten Path

5 (More) Playful Installations – Off The Beaten Path

On Monday, we rounded up five exhuberant must-experience summer installations from around the world. Here, we follow up with five more that are just as fabulous, if a little more under the radar.

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8 days ago

5 Playful Installations Around the World

5 Playful Installations Around the World

Energizing outdoor spaces in New York, Edmonton, Groningen and other cities, these colourful architectural pavilions – some summer-long, others permanent – bring out the kid in everyone.

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12 days ago

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The End of Sitting

The End of Sitting

The experimental Dutch studio RAAAF presents an artful concept for thinking on your feet.

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16 days ago

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Watch It: Candy Stripe Variety Hour

Watch It: Candy Stripe Variety Hour

Part of a video series by New York’s Storefront for Art and Architecture, Candy Stripe Variety Hour is a mash-up of architectural images and wry commentary by Jimenez Lai.

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17 days ago

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Designer Playlist: Ronan Bouroullec

Designer Playlist: Ronan Bouroullec

The French designer, who creates some of the most beautiful contemporary furniture in the world with his brother Erwan, lets us in on his likes.

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17 days ago

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Designer Books: Material Alchemy, Mexico City, Life of Work

Designer Books: Material Alchemy, Mexico City, Life of Work

These three titles explore what goes into making new materials, how to visually map Mexico City’s complex terrain, and what can make the office environment much more engaging.

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17 days ago

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The Wacky Water-Purifying Art Installation at MoMA PS1

The Wacky Water-Purifying Art Installation at MoMA PS1

COSMO is a moveable party “artifact” that cleans up to 3,000 gallons over a four-day cycle. And the oddball installation is lighting up the summer-long music series at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City.

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18 days ago

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Experiments in Micro-Architecture

Experiments in Micro-Architecture

An exhibition by the Boston Society of Architects highlights the unique role of installations to a studio’s growth, with site-specific works by IK Studio, NADAAA and others.

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28 days ago

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Designer Profile: Leong Leong

Designer Profile: Leong Leong

Dominic and Christopher Leong operate in that sweet spot between experimentation and commercial contracts – a formula that is earning international attention.

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July 2, 2015

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Canada’s Monumental Controversies

Canada’s Monumental Controversies

The past few weeks have not been good for Canadian monuments. Two projects have been called out by the architecture community for being too big, too negative and just plain hideous. What’s going on?

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July 1, 2015

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