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10 Things to See At Clerkenwell Design Week 2016

10 Things to See At Clerkenwell Design Week 2016

Taking place in various venues spread across London’s Clerkenwell District, this three-day design and architecture extravaganza is replete with eye-popping must-sees. Here are our top 10, from a 3-D printed wheelchair to a Matryoshka-doll inspired pavilion.

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May 22, 2016

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A Preview of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

A Preview of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

The Venice Architecture Biennale kicks off next week. The world’s biggest and most important architectural exhibition aims to be expand architecture’s scope. But it may even call architecture to task for the abysmal conditions under which some buildings are made.

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May 19, 2016

Section: Architecture

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Culture Without Architecture or Design?

Culture Without Architecture or Design?

This week, the Government of Ontario outlined a plan to develop culture in the province – but architecture and design are conspicuously absent. The Ontario Association of Architects has responded with a petition – and we’ve got some thoughts of our own.

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May 10, 2016

Section: Design

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Will Bjarke Ingels Change the Architecture Game in Canada?

Will Bjarke Ingels Change the Architecture Game in Canada?

Copenhagen firm BIG now has three game-changing developments underway in Canada: a transformative mixed-use project in Toronto’s Fashion District, the Vancouver House high-rise and the Telus Sky Tower in Calgary.

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March 24, 2016

Section: Architecture

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<em>A Japanese Constellation</em>  Lights Up MoMA

A Japanese Constellation  Lights Up MoMA

In New York, the Museum of Modern Art spotlights three generations of architects – led by Toyo Ito and SANAA – whose influence reverberates around the world.

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March 17, 2016

Section: Architecture

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5 Amazing Projects by WilkinsonEyre

5 Amazing Projects by WilkinsonEyre

For decades, WilkinsonEyre has dramatically transformed urbanscapes and infrastructure from London to Singapore. Next week, principal Chris Wilkinson will be in Toronto to talk about his practice. Here are five must-see projects by the Stirling Prize-winning firm.

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March 15, 2016

Section: Architecture

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Santiago Calatrava’s WTC Transportation Hub Opens in New York

Santiago Calatrava’s WTC Transportation Hub Opens in New York

The long-awaited project has finally opened its doors to the public, and critics are divided – as can be expected, given the project’s outsized reputation and budget.

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March 4, 2016

Section: Architecture

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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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February 8, 2016

Section: Architecture

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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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February 3, 2016

Section: Curiosity

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Claesson Koivisto Rune Revitalizes a Stockholm Apartment Building

Claesson Koivisto Rune Revitalizes a Stockholm Apartment Building

The Swedish trio has used custom hardware and handmade Danish bricks in their plan to update a 1960’s residential complex.

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January 29, 2016

Section: Architecture

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