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The Aga Khan Shortlist Exemplifies Social Architecture

The Aga Khan Shortlist Exemplifies Social Architecture

The shortlist for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, which includes a floating school in Nigeria, a series of micro-libraries in Kosovo, and an artist’s centre in Senegal, demonstrates how great design and social good go hand in hand.

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5 days ago

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Winners of the 2016 OAA Awards Announced

Winners of the 2016 OAA Awards Announced

On Friday night, 21 projects and practitioners were honoured at the 2016 OAA Awards ceremony in Toronto. Capping off the Ontario Association of Architects’ 2016 conference, the event celebrated previously announced winners, as well as three top award recipients kept under wraps until the big night.

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12 days ago

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Canada’s Starchitect Invasion

Canada’s Starchitect Invasion

With buildings planned or underway by such luminaries as Kengo Kuma, Ole Scheeren and 3XN, the country’s architectural landscape gets a jolt of international energy.

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19 days ago

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In Sweden, a Bold Public Sauna Inaugurates a New Neighbourhood

In Sweden, a Bold Public Sauna Inaugurates a New Neighbourhood

Berlin firm Raumlabor designed the robot-like sauna for Gothenburg’s harbour redevelopment.

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20 days ago

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OMA’s Museum in Québec Takes Shape

OMA’s Museum in Québec Takes Shape

The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec has announced that it will open its new building, the Pierre Lassonde Pavilion, on June 24. Here’s a look at how the project is shaping up.

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April 28, 2016

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A Dramatic Dinosaur Museum by Teeple Architects

A Dramatic Dinosaur Museum by Teeple Architects

Hugging the earth like a giant reptile, the Philip J. Currie Museum in the remote prairies of Alberta is devoted to dinosaurs, inside and out.

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April 26, 2016

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Tiny Landmarks: Re-ainbow Community Centre in Vietnam

Tiny Landmarks: Re-ainbow Community Centre in Vietnam

This community hub by H&P Architects brings people together in the agricultural region of Duc Tho. It’s part of Tiny Landmarks, our look at six projects modest in size and budget but immeasurable in impact.

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April 22, 2016

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Tiny Landmarks: Cloud Seeding in Holon, Israel

Tiny Landmarks: Cloud Seeding in Holon, Israel

Animated by gusts of wind, this shade-maker by Modu Architecture lets visitors to Design Museum Holon relax under a dynamic canopy. It’s part of Tiny Landmarks, our look at six projects modest in size and budget but immeasurable in impact.

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April 19, 2016

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Tiny Landmarks: The Infinite Bridge in Denmark

Tiny Landmarks: The Infinite Bridge in Denmark

This delicate circular bridge designed by Gjøde & Povlsgaard Arkitekter in Aarhus, Denmark, brings beach goers to the water’s edge and beyond. It’s part of Tiny Landmarks, our look at six projects modest in size and budget but immeasurable in impact.

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April 12, 2016

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Chile’s Poetic Bahá’í Temple by Hariri Pontarini

Chile’s Poetic Bahá’í Temple by Hariri Pontarini

Designed to last for an eternity, the remarkable building is reaching completion. Architect Siamak Hariri discusses its creation and why a small temple in the Andes is the most important project of his career.

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April 8, 2016

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