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A New Documentary Explores Toronto’s Most Exceptional Home

A New Documentary Explores Toronto’s Most Exceptional Home

A Q&A with filmmaker Joseph Clement, whose documentary Integral Man about Shim-Sutcliffe Architects’ award-winning Integral House – and the mathematical genius who commissioned it – premieres in Toronto this week.

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May 1, 2017

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Rem Koolhaas, Mythologized on the Big Screen

Rem Koolhaas, Mythologized on the Big Screen

Filmed, produced, directed and edited by Tomas Koolhaas over the course of four years, ‘Rem’ is a film about an architect more than it is a film about architecture.

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January 4, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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Le Corbusier and Eileen Gray on the Big Screen

Le Corbusier and Eileen Gray on the Big Screen

The tumultuous relationship between the Irish-born designer and the Swiss architect is explored in Mary McGuckian’s docudrama “The Price of Desire.”

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October 27, 2016

Section: Curiosity

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7 Imaginary Designs That Eventually Became Real

7 Imaginary Designs That Eventually Became Real

From self-lacing shoes to health-diagnosing tricorders, these seven sci-fi concepts that began as imaginary designs are now making their way into real life.

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October 11, 2016

Section: Curiosity

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10 Standouts at the Architecture & Design Film Festival

10 Standouts at the Architecture & Design Film Festival

From Stefan Sagmeister’s attempts to create a happy life to MASS Design Group’s efforts to engineer away an epidemic, the New York Architecture & Design Film Festival covers plenty of creative territory.

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September 26, 2016

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Designer Books & More, From ‘Ice Station’ to ‘On the Grid’

Designer Books & More, From ‘Ice Station’ to ‘On the Grid’

Author Ruth Slavid looks at the design ingenuity of an Antarctic research station, plus a film that imagines a post-apocalyptic residential tower, and a podcast created by and for graphic designers.

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July 18, 2016

Section: Curiosity

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Designer Books & More, From Infratecture to dutchDesign

Designer Books & More, From Infratecture to dutchDesign

Rotterdam city planner Marc Verheijen digs deep into infrastructure, plus Simon Fraser University’s dutchDesign films and a catalogue David Adjaye’s collaborations.

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April 14, 2016

Section: Curiosity

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Designer Books & More, From The Infinite Happiness to The High Line

Designer Books & More, From The Infinite Happiness to The High Line

A documentary that leads us through the living tour-de-force that is BIG’s 8 House, a book on design inventions that keep us connected, yet untethered from the office, and a field guide to the creation of the High Line.

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March 8, 2016

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Designer Books & More, From Modern Ruin to Pop-Up City

Designer Books & More, From Modern Ruin to Pop-Up City

A documentary revisiting the 1964 New York State Pavilion, a compendium by Thomas Heatherwick and a collection of pop-up installations that explore the “flexibilisation” of urban environments.

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January 20, 2016

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Designer Playlist: Sebastian Herkner

Designer Playlist: Sebastian Herkner

Furniture and product designer Sebastian Herkner, who created the Das Haus installation at this week’s IMM Cologne, on where he finds inspiration.

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January 20, 2016

Section: Curiosity

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