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10 Treehouses to Top Off the Week

10 Treehouses to Top Off the Week

These treehouses big and small, whimsical and practical – and by firms including Perspective Design/Build, Narein Perera and Sharon Davis Design – make the most of the nature-loving, folly-like structure.

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10 days ago

Section: Curiosity

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RIBA’s New Offices Let in the Light

RIBA’s New Offices Let in the Light

Architecture firm Theis + Khan has fashioned a new workspace for the staff of the Royal Institute of British Architects inside two existing buildings connected by a vibrant social space, front and centre.

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July 16, 2015

Section: Interiors

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Everyone Loves Snøhetta

Everyone Loves Snøhetta

As Craig Dykers and Kjetil Traedal Thorsen inaugurate a new outpost in California, their in-demand studio has undoubtedly hit its stride with an impressive list of commissions, both newly built and underway. What makes it the firm of choice for projects of every scale?

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July 8, 2015

Section: Architecture

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A Halifax Library That Stacks Up

A Halifax Library That Stacks Up

The Halifax Central Library, designed by Copenhagen’s Schmidt Hammer Lassen, is a shimmering beacon for the digital age in a coastal city craving urban sophistication.

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June 23, 2015

Section: Architecture

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A Toronto Library That Speaks Volumes

A Toronto Library That Speaks Volumes

The Toronto Public Library’s 100th branch reads as a library of the future. With warm wood, open sightlines and soon-to-bloom green roofs, this joint project by LGA Architectural Partners and Philip H. Carter proves you can judge a book by its cover.

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June 18, 2015

Section: Architecture

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The Spectacular Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre

The Spectacular Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre

Designed by two of the world’s greatest architects – Fumihiko Maki of Japan and Charles Correa of Mumbai – the twin masterpieces are a spiritual, educational and architectural destination in Toronto’s north end.

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June 5, 2015

Section: Architecture

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5 Architectural Gems to Visit During Doors Open Toronto

5 Architectural Gems to Visit During Doors Open Toronto

It’s what’s inside that counts. Starting May 23, Doors Open Toronto grants two days of free access to the city’s most impressive architecture, including buildings that are usually off-limits. Here are five must-sees.

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May 15, 2015

Section: Architecture

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A Sojourn in a 12th-Century Monastery Outside Paris

A Sojourn in a 12th-Century Monastery Outside Paris

In something of a divine intervention, Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku installed the contemporary Fontevraud Hotel within the limestone walls of one of the world’s best-preserved abbeys.

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April 10, 2015

Section: Interiors

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10 Buildings That Redefined Their Cities

10 Buildings That Redefined Their Cities

In the 30 years since the first issue of Azure, we’ve seen a boom in paradigm-shifting architecture. Here are 10 of the best buildings – à la Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao – that prove how cities can be dramatically transformed by architecture.

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February 20, 2015

Section: Architecture

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A Closer Look: High-Tech Wood Facade by Shigeru Ban

A Closer Look: High-Tech Wood Facade by Shigeru Ban

The Japanese architect’s Aspen Art Museum seems deceptively simple, yet its facade – made of paper-resin composite and African okoume hardwood – showcases wood’s potential as a cutting-edge material.

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February 18, 2015

Section: Architecture

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