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Palestinian Museum Echoes the Landscape and Talks to the Past

Palestinian Museum Echoes the Landscape and Talks 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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17 hours ago

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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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3 days ago

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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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21 days ago

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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

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In Memoriam: Bing Thom

In Memoriam: Bing Thom

The Vancouver architect, who died October 4 at the age of 75, leaves behind a legacy of bold, city-building projects. Here are five Bing Thom works everyone should know.

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October 11, 2016

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Gow Hastings’ Revitalized Ryerson Student Hub

Gow Hastings’ Revitalized Ryerson Student Hub

Ryerson’s ServiceHub, which replaces a dingy Brutalist cafeteria, consolidates all the university’s administrative functions in a bright, airy and organized core.

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September 7, 2016

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New Campus Architecture Earns Top Marks

New Campus Architecture Earns Top Marks

As students head back to school, we look at three new projects for institutions of learning that show how campus architecture can be welcoming at any scale.

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September 1, 2016

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2016 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership Award

2016 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership Award

The Central Energy Facility at Stanford University cuts campus greenhouse gas emissions by 68 per cent – and looks good while doing it.

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September 1, 2016

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MAD Creates a Little Playhouse in Japan

MAD Creates a Little Playhouse in Japan

For his first project in Japan, Ma Yansong of MAD Architects has converted a two-storey house into a kindergarten, and the results are as playful as you might expect from an architect who loves to challenge the status quo.

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August 23, 2016

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2016 AZ Awards Winner: Social Good Award

2016 AZ Awards Winner: Social Good Award

The Walumba Elders Centre in Western Australia elegantly responds to the needs of Aboriginal seniors, and to the rugged surrounding landscape.

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August 22, 2016

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