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Designing Symbols of Identity for the Refugee Olympic Team

Designing Symbols of Identity for the Refugee Olympic Team

The Refugee Nation, a non-profit group of creatives in New York, enlisted the creativity and experiences of Syrian refugees to write an anthem and design a flag for the first-ever refugee Olympic team.

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9 days ago

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2016 AZ Awards Winner: Best Architecture, Under 1,000 Square Metres

2016 AZ Awards Winner: Best Architecture, Under 1,000 Square Metres

The striking Wong Dai Sin Temple is a modern place of worship for congregants of ancient religions and philosophies.

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10 days ago

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2016 AZ Awards Winner: Best Architecture, Over 1,000 Square Metres

2016 AZ Awards Winner: Best Architecture, Over 1,000 Square Metres

More than 10 kilometres of braided Portuguese shipping rope swathe the Vegas Altas Congress Centre and Auditorium, an impressive complex in southern Spain.

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18 days ago

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Álvaro Siza Brings the Alhambra to Toronto

Álvaro Siza Brings the Alhambra to Toronto

We spoke to acclaimed architect Álvaro Siza about his Visitor Centre, soon to be added to the site of the historic Alhambra in Granada, Spain, and the Toronto exhibition that chronicles its progress.

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July 26, 2016

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Bologna’s Shoah Memorial Pays Tribute to Holocaust Victims

Bologna’s Shoah Memorial Pays Tribute to Holocaust Victims

Designed by SET Architects, the Shoah Memorial in Bologna uses austere materials, towering form and simple construction to encourage quiet contemplation and commemoration of the victims of the Holocaust.

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July 13, 2016

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Exploring Switch House, Tate Modern’s Ambitious Addition

Exploring Switch House, Tate Modern’s Ambitious Addition

London’s modern art gallery reveals its long-awaited expansion, designed by Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron.

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June 16, 2016

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Fuksas Ramps Up a Riverside Park in Tbilisi

Fuksas Ramps Up a Riverside Park in Tbilisi

An eye-catching music hall and exhibition space in Tbilisi, Georgia, from Rome architecture duo Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, connects Rike Park to the old city using some very unconventional moves.

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June 15, 2016

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Olafur Eliasson Brings a Waterfall to the Palace of Versailles

Olafur Eliasson Brings a Waterfall to the Palace of Versailles

The installation is one of several that the Danish-Icelandic artist has erected in the gardens of the French landmark and inside its grand chateau as part of a summer exhibit.

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June 14, 2016

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Luminato and Partisans Revive the Hearn

Luminato and Partisans Revive the Hearn

The cavernous Hearn Generating Station gets electrified by Toronto arts festival Luminato and local architects Partisans.

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June 13, 2016

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National Pavilions: Report from the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

National Pavilions: Report from the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

Highlights of the national exhibitions – including those from France, Japan and Australia – on display at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.

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June 13, 2016

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