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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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23 hours ago

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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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4 days ago

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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 Location: Toronto, Ontario Firm: MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects, Toronto Beyond its condo-strewn skyline, one of Toronto’s most impressive recent transformations is taking place in Regent Park,…

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4 days ago

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A New Culture Hub in the Netherlands

A New Culture Hub in the Netherlands

Designed by Neutelings Riedijk Architects, this striking building, crowned with three cantilevered structures, unites the city library, regional archives, an arts school and an exhibition space in one setting.

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August 13, 2014

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6 WAF Nominees You Need To Know About

6 WAF Nominees You Need To Know About

The World Architecture Festival’s shortlist for 2014 is replete with mind-blowing and imaginative projects, and multiple nominations for firms – including Sanjay Puri Architects, Tabanlioglu Architects, and 5468796 – that are not the usual suspects.

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July 28, 2014

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What We Can Learn from Three Summer Pavilions

What We Can Learn from Three Summer Pavilions

Buildings grown from crops, fashioned after beetles and made for pure folly – the pavilions at MoMA PS1 in New York, London’s Serpentine Gallery, and the University of Stuttgart exemplify architectural derring-do.

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July 15, 2014

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Destination: Stonehenge Visitor Centre, in Wiltshire, U.K.

Destination: Stonehenge Visitor Centre, in Wiltshire, U.K.

One of the world’s oldest monuments finally gets a visitor centre. Designed by Australia’s Denton Corker Marshall, it’s light on the land, small in scale and wholly modern.

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June 17, 2014

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All Geared Up for the World Cup

All Geared Up for the World Cup

Running June 12 to July 13, the FIFA World Cup in Brazil kicks it up with über-high-tech soccer apparel by Adidas, Nike and Puma.

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June 12, 2014

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Top 10 Exhibits at the Venice Biennale

Top 10 Exhibits at the Venice Biennale

On June 7, the 15th edition of the international architecture exhibition opened with 66 countries participating in the event. Here are 10 standout exhibits on view in Venice until November 23, 2014.

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June 10, 2014

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The Busy Life of Daniel Libeskind

The Busy Life of Daniel Libeskind

Last month, the New York architect’s proposed monument to the victims and survivors of the Holocaust got the green light in Ottawa. It is one of many impressive projects – and products – his firm has been rolling out over the past few months.

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June 6, 2014

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