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Grow Op: 5 Wild Landscape Installations on Display in Toronto

Grow Op: 5 Wild Landscape Installations on Display in Toronto

April 21 to 24, the Gladstone Hotel cultivated the fourth edition of its cheekily-named landscape architecture and contemporary art exhibition.

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8 days ago

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Under Gardiner: Toronto’s Big Park Plan

Under Gardiner: Toronto’s Big Park Plan

Today, Mayor John Tory made a major announcement by unveiling plans for Under Gardiner, a massive initiative that will see a new multipurpose public space built underneath the Gardiner Expressway.

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November 17, 2015

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Foster + Partners Sails Into Canary Wharf

Foster + Partners Sails Into Canary Wharf

The firm’s ship-like Crossrail transit station features an enviable rooftop garden by Gillespie landscape architects.

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September 23, 2015

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The Wind Tower of Lincolnshire

The Wind Tower of Lincolnshire

Designed by architects Rhys Cannon and Matthew Springett, the seaside viewing structure on the British coastline delivers a full sensory experience.

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September 4, 2015

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2015 AZ Awards Winner: Best Landscape Architecture

2015 AZ Awards Winner: Best Landscape Architecture

Toronto’s June Callwood Park is a vibrant tapestry – incorporating a grove of urban forest – inspired by a sonic blueprint.

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August 27, 2015

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Talking to Ma Yansong

Talking to Ma Yansong

The founder of Beijing’s radical MAD studio wants large-scale architecture to embrace the landscape.

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August 13, 2015

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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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May 11, 2015

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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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