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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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12 days ago

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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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5 Brilliant Proposals for Toronto’s New Ferry Terminal

5 Brilliant Proposals for Toronto’s New Ferry Terminal

The teams competing to redesign Toronto’s Jack Layton Ferry Terminal – featuring West 8, Will Alsop, Diller Scofidio+Renfro and nARCHITECTS – have unveiled their concepts. One thing’s for sure: the ferry dock will be reborn as an architectural showstopper.

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March 17, 2015

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AZ Awards 2015: Deadline Extended

AZ Awards 2015: Deadline Extended

Due to popular demand, the AZ Awards submissions deadline has been extended to 12PM on February 25, 2015.

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February 19, 2015

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5 Ingenious Award-Winning Designs

5 Ingenious Award-Winning Designs

From a wearable tech device that tracks your moods to a poetic memorial for victims of terrorism, these five award-winning products and projects mix ingenuity with humanity.

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October 23, 2014

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Sneak Peek: Reimagining the Sukkah

Sneak Peek: Reimagining the Sukkah

Just in time for the Jewish festival of Sukkot, the finalists in an annual competition to reinterpret the Sukkah hut will go up next week at Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square.

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October 8, 2014

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2014 North American Holcim Awards Winners

2014 North American Holcim Awards Winners

The winning North American projects in this competition for sustainable building showcase innovative ways to deal with flooding and new biologically based materials.

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September 24, 2014

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Would You Ride This City Bicycle?

Would You Ride This City Bicycle?

Five leading design studios have partnered with five bicycle craftspeople to envision the ultimate urban mode of transportation. Their concepts are now open to a public vote, with the winning prototype destined for production.

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July 31, 2014

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