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This is the Best Building in the World, According to RIBA

This is the Best Building in the World, According to RIBA

A new university campus by Grafton Architects in Lima, Peru has won RIBA’s inaugural global architecture prize.

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16 days ago

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Canadian Lighting Competition Awards Designs From Around the World

Canadian Lighting Competition Awards Designs From Around the World

The three winning designs of LAMP 2016 will light up Vancouver’s Jan Kath showroom until November 6.

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November 3, 2016

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Artist Lilly Otasevic’s Winning Furniture Concept Reimagines Coffee Breaks

Artist Lilly Otasevic’s Winning Furniture Concept Reimagines Coffee Breaks

A Toronto designer’s curvaceous, low-lying bench has been crowned the winner of Grand Cru/ation, a design competition and collaboration between Toronto’s Design Exchange and Nespresso.

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November 3, 2016

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A Trekking Cabin in Iceland’s Rugged Backcountry

A Trekking Cabin in Iceland’s Rugged Backcountry

Two University of Toronto architecture grads have won top prize for an international competition that will see remote trekking cabins installed across Iceland’s boreal landscape, providing basic shelter for those hiking across the country of fire and ice.

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October 25, 2016

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Newport Street Gallery Wins the 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize

Newport Street Gallery Wins the 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize

The Royal Institute of British Architects has awarded the 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize to the Newport Street Gallery by Caruso St John Architects.

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October 6, 2016

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A Look at the 2016 Fuller Challenge Semifinalists

A Look at the 2016 Fuller Challenge Semifinalists

The annual program honours international projects that offer up win-win solutions to some of the most complex problems we face, from deforestation to disease.

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August 4, 2016

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7 Canadian Projects Nominated For World Architecture Festival Awards

7 Canadian Projects Nominated For World Architecture Festival Awards

The 2016 shortlist for the world’s largest architectural awards program features seven Canadian projects, including a museum park in Toronto and a modern residence in Regina.

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July 12, 2016

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IDS Vancouver 2016: Apply to Take Part in Prototype

IDS Vancouver 2016: Apply to Take Part in Prototype

Prototype, the annual design competition that showcases emerging designers, returns to IDSWest in Vancouver in September. Apply by May 15th for a chance to exhibit.

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April 19, 2016

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Dry Futures Competition Confronts California’s Drought Head-On

Dry Futures Competition Confronts California’s Drought Head-On

The winning concepts propose ways to reduce water use, replenish the region’s vanishing water table, and even create beautiful oases that restore the urban environment.

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September 18, 2015

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What Can YOU Do About California’s Drought?

What Can YOU Do About California’s Drought?

Archinect has announced Dry Futures, an international competition seeking design ideas, both pragmatic and speculative, to help solve one of the most pressing issues of the century: water shortage.

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August 7, 2015

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