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A New Play Centre in Sydney Ditches Kids Design Clichés

A New Play Centre in Sydney Ditches Kids Design Clichés

Avoiding the garish colours and plastic toys typical of a children’s centre, Frost*collective and PAL Design try out a simplified design concept at NUBO.

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16 days ago

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8 Buildings to Look Forward to in 2017

8 Buildings to Look Forward to in 2017

This year is destined to be a spectacular one for architecture. Dozens of impressive buildings are nearing completion, from Jean Nouvel’s Louvre in Abu Dhabi to the Amazon Biospheres in Seattle. Here are the ones we’ve got our eye on.

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January 30, 2017

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This is the Best Building in the World, According to RIBA

This is the Best Building in the World, According to RIBA

A new university campus by Grafton Architects in Lima, Peru has won RIBA’s inaugural global architecture prize.

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November 24, 2016

Section: Architecture

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A Modern Student Residence on a Former Amsterdam Shipyard

A Modern Student Residence on a Former Amsterdam Shipyard

Moke Architecten has completed a mixed-use educational building at NDSM, a redevelopment of Amsterdam’s largest shipyard into a creative hub.

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November 22, 2016

Section: Architecture

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Architecture Students Imagine Housing Solutions for L.A.’s Homeless

Architecture Students Imagine Housing Solutions for L.A.’s Homeless

Tasked with devising shelters for those living on the street, University of Southern California students ask themselves: what is the architect’s role in solving homelessness?

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November 15, 2016

Section: Curiosity

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York U’s Imaginative Engineering Building Reaches for the Clouds

York U’s Imaginative Engineering Building Reaches for the Clouds

The stately yet whimsical Bergeron Centre, a new building at the Toronto school by ZAS Architects, gets top marks for its distinctive design concept and flexible learning spaces.

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February 23, 2016

Section: Architecture

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From Field to Fork, A Culinary School That Satisfies

From Field to Fork, A Culinary School That Satisfies

The Centre for Food at Durham College, an hour east of Toronto, is both a hospitality hub and an educational institute where students grow fresh produce and dream up new recipes.

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October 27, 2015

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The Student Dorm Gets a Sweet Makeover in Berlin

The Student Dorm Gets a Sweet Makeover in Berlin

In both its mingling areas and private rooms, the G27 student residence in an old German industrial complex – redesigned by Macro Sea – delivers a lesson in clean, streamlined design.

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October 14, 2015

Section: Interiors

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10 Award-Winning Interiors in Toronto and Beyond

10 Award-Winning Interiors in Toronto and Beyond

With the top award going to Bortolotto for an optometry shop inspired by the shape of an eye, the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario has announced the 2015 ARIDO Awards. Here are 10 knockouts from the 21 winners.

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September 22, 2015

Section: Interiors

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A Vibrant University Residence in California

A Vibrant University Residence in California

A multi-level UCLA off-campus residence by Lorcan O’Herlihy gets top marks for its unique use of a hillside locale.

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September 17, 2015

Section: Architecture

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