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An Enchanting Textile Installation in Vienna

An Enchanting Textile Installation in Vienna

With Back in 5 min, a furniture and textile installation in an Empire-style manse, artist and designer Robert Stadler puts a modern spin on 19th century design.

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4 days 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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10 days ago

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2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Temporary Architecture

2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Temporary Architecture

ArtinPublic in Victoria, B.C., by D’Ambrosio Architecture + Urbanism; and MirrorMirror Tents in New York, by Davidson Rafailidis.

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14 days ago

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A New Kind of Green Roof

A New Kind of Green Roof

For a local arts festival held in West Vancouver in August, architect Matthew Soules constructed an ideal shading device – a massive loggia with a three-dimensional canopy planted with ryegrass and white clover.

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17 days ago

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10 More Amazing Landscape Art Works

10 More Amazing Landscape Art Works

Staged during France’s Festival des Architectures Vives, these site-specific installations – by D.O.T.S., Nas Architecture, Reset Studio and more – encourage visitors to playfully engage with the tucked-way spaces in urban centres.

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July 29, 2014

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A BIG Reveal at the National Building Museum

A BIG Reveal at the National Building Museum

This summer, the National Building Museum, in Washington, D.C., plays host to a whimsical installation from BIG’s Bjarke Ingels. A massive maze, over 18 by 18 metres wide, fills the historic institution’s Great Hall with a bit of unexpected fun.

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July 18, 2014

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Can Cages Be Fun?

Can Cages Be Fun?

Since April, an installation titled La Cage aux Folles has occupied the courtyard of Materials & Applications in Silver Lake, L.A. Designed by architect Warren Techentin, the yurt-inspired structure doubles as a jungle gym for curious kids.

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June 4, 2014

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Norway’s Moving Memorial

Norway’s Moving Memorial

Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg’s concept – an incision in the landscape to mark the site of the 2011 mass murder in Oslo and Utøya – will be built by 2015.

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March 7, 2014

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Must-See: Art Installations Take Over L.A.

Must-See: Art Installations Take Over L.A.

Starting on Thursday, the second annual Skyline festival will animate downtown Los Angeles with 10 unique installations by local architects and artists.

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February 11, 2014

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Must-See: Montreal’s Luminous Winter Event

Must-See: Montreal’s Luminous Winter Event

Local firms Kanva and Champagne Club Sandwich light up the Quartier des Spectacles with whimsical installations for Luminothérapie, on through the weekend.

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January 30, 2014

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