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How NADAAA Saved One Spadina’s Amazing Ceiling

How NADAAA Saved One Spadina’s Amazing Ceiling

Katie Faulkner, co-principal of Boston’s NADAAA, talks to Azure about how her firm rescued the University of Toronto architecture school expansion from losing its magnificent ceiling.

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3 days ago

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Casey House’s Striking New Home Gives Patients a Metaphorical Hug

Casey House’s Striking New Home Gives Patients a Metaphorical Hug

Can a building replicate an embrace? The new Casey House, a care centre for people with HIV and AIDS in Toronto, comes pretty close.

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14 days ago

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CHUM Superhospital Opens in Montreal

CHUM Superhospital Opens in Montreal

The first phase of the CHUM superhospital opened its doors in Montreal this weekend. CannonDesign and NEUF Architect(e)s led the design, which to date has involved over 500 architects.

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September 17, 2017

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French Firm Atelier Zündel Cristea’s Stacked School in Strasbourg

French Firm Atelier Zündel Cristea’s Stacked School in Strasbourg

French firm Atelier Zündel Cristea employs its trademark minimalism to deliver an educational institute that’s far from simple.

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September 1, 2017

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KAAN Architecten Modernizes a Historic Dutch Government Building

KAAN Architecten Modernizes a Historic Dutch Government Building

Rotterdam-based firm KAAN Architecten uses a delicate touch to rejuvenate a 100-year-old government building in The Hague.

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May 12, 2017

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How Architects Are Designing Gender-Neutral Washrooms

How Architects Are Designing Gender-Neutral Washrooms

Gender neutrality is a controversial topic these days. So, how are designers navigating public washrooms with inclusivity in mind?

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April 6, 2017

Section: Design

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Palestinian Museum Echoes the Landscape and Speaks to the Past

Palestinian Museum Echoes the Landscape and Speaks to the Past

Perched atop a hill in the West Bank and surrounded by gardens, the recently opened Palestinian Museum by Heneghan Peng Architects evokes the area’s agricultural traditions.

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December 9, 2016

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A Prison Restaurant Opens in Italy

A Prison Restaurant Opens in Italy

One of Turin’s largest prisons is using design as a tool for social good – by improving the decor of an in-house restaurant and inviting in the public. The hope is to create a positive path toward rehabilitation.

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December 7, 2016

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Medical School Defies Physics

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Medical School Defies Physics

For the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center at Columbia University, Diller Scofidio + Renfro use a grand set of stairs to connect students with stude

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November 19, 2016

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A Sneak Peek Inside NADAAA’s University of Toronto Revamp

A Sneak Peek Inside NADAAA’s University of Toronto Revamp

Perhaps the biggest expansion and restoration project ever undertaken by a Canadian school, One Spadina – the future home of the University of Toronto’s faculty of architecture – is shaping up to be a skillful blend of past and future.

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November 8, 2016

Section: Architecture

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