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The Fort York Visitor Centre Opens in Toronto

The Fort York Visitor Centre Opens in Toronto

Designed by Patkau Architects and Kearns Mancini Architects, the low-slung structure nestled behind the Gardiner Expressway reinforces historical context in a busy metropolis.

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12 days ago

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A Low-Profile Floating Bridge in the Netherlands

A Low-Profile Floating Bridge in the Netherlands

Ro&Ad Architecten’s low-lying structure unobtrusively ushers pedestrians across an ancient moat, following an old path taken by rowboats to an 18th century fortress.

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November 7, 2014

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2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Landscape Architecture

2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Landscape Architecture

Folly Forest in Winnipeg, by Straub Thurmayr Landscape Architects and Urban Designers; and Mangfall Park Rosenheim in Rosenheim, Germany, by A24 Landschaftsarchitektur.

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September 10, 2014

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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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September 4, 2014

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2014 AZ Awards Winner: A+ Student Award

2014 AZ Awards Winner: A+ Student Award

Smith Creek Park, by Virginia Tech’s Design/buildLAB, has reinvigorated a neighbourhood of Clifton Forge, Virginia.

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September 4, 2014

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10 Upcoming Architecture and Design Lectures

10 Upcoming Architecture and Design Lectures

As the fall semester kicks off, artists and architects – including big names like Bjarke Ingels, Zaha Hadid and Renzo Piano – are offering up their thoughts to the public. Here are 10 architecture and design lectures bound to inspire.

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September 2, 2014

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2014 AZ Awards Winner: Best Landscape Architecture

2014 AZ Awards Winner: Best Landscape Architecture

The CityDeck, by Stoss Landscape Urbanism, breathes new life into the waterfront in Green Bay, Winconsin.

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August 21, 2014

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6 Thought-Provoking Landscape Sculptures

6 Thought-Provoking Landscape Sculptures

Each year, the International Garden Festival at the Jardins de Métis sees the arrival of wildly inventive landscape works in Grand-Métis, Quebec. Here’s a look at what’s new in 2014.

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July 21, 2014

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A Unique Bridge Concept in Germany

A Unique Bridge Concept in Germany

The curving RheinRing concept unites Cologne’s riverbanks and its iconic bridges within a massive loop.

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July 7, 2014

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5 Re-Imagined Landscapes by Claude Cormier

5 Re-Imagined Landscapes by Claude Cormier

We sat down with Montreal landscape architect Claude Cormier to look ahead at five public space projects that will transform three Ontario cities – Toronto, Ottawa and Kingston – for the better in the months to come.

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June 27, 2014

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