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Moroso Makes a Table for Marina Abramović

Moroso Makes a Table for Marina Abramović

Daniel Libeskind’s limited edition table-and-chair for the Italian brand is inspired by Counting the Rice, Marina Abramović’s endurance performance project where participants sort grains of rice from lentils for six hours straight.

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4 days ago

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The Eiffel Tower Unveils First-Floor Revamp

The Eiffel Tower Unveils First-Floor Revamp

Paris firm Moatti Rivière refashions three pavilions, and adds interactive exhibits and sustainable features to improve the workings of the Eiffel Tower’s first floor without marring its iconic looks.

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8 days ago

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Liyuan Library by Li Xiaodong Wins Moriyama RAIC International Prize

Liyuan Library by Li Xiaodong Wins Moriyama RAIC International Prize

This past weekend, on Raymond Moriyama’s 85th birthday, the celebrated architect introduced the winner of the inaugural $100,000 prize established with hopes of elevating Canada’s — and the world’s — architectural aspirations.

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11 days ago

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A Community-Engaging Library in Southern California

A Community-Engaging Library in Southern California

The vibrant centrepiece of a new LEED-certified park in Santa Monica, the Pico Branch Library also represents a significant milestone in the regeneration of a low-income neighbourhood.

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22 days ago

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A Water Tower Renewed

A Water Tower Renewed

Zecc Architecten re-purposes a neglected water tower into a destination photo op

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24 days ago

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A Vibrant Chapel Conversion in the Netherlands

A Vibrant Chapel Conversion in the Netherlands

Rotterdam firm MVRDV used towering crimson shelves to turn a converted chapel into a memorable grand entrance and gift shop for the Stedelijk Museum’s Schiedam outpost.

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29 days ago

Section: Interiors

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Project to Watch: Fort York Visitors Centre

Project to Watch: Fort York Visitors Centre

An iconic battleground of the War of 1812 finally gets the museum it deserves. But Toronto’s Fort York Visitors Centre – and its stunning weathered steel facade – needs a little help to live up to its fighting spirit.

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September 15, 2014

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The Art Installation that Took Over Coachella

The Art Installation that Took Over Coachella

Reflection Field, which artist Phillip K. Smith III erected at Coachella in April, transformed the music festival into a visual spectacle.

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September 12, 2014

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2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Architecture > 1,000 Square Metres

2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Architecture > 1,000 Square Metres

Regent Park Aquatic centre, and Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, both in Toronto; Valencia Waste Treatment Plant; Elena Garro Cultural Centre, Mexico City; WMS Boathouse, Chicago; and Community Rowing Boathouse, Boston.

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September 12, 2014

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2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Architecture < 1,000 Square Metres

2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Architecture < 1,000 Square Metres

The Screen in Dichen Valley, China, by Li Xiaodong Atelier; Ecohawks Research Facility in Lawrence, Kansas, by Studio 804; and Assiniboine Park Washrooms in Winnipeg, by Peter Sampson Architecture Studio.

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September 5, 2014

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