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An Observatory and Insect Museum Lend Buzz to a Park Near Paris

An Observatory and Insect Museum Lend Buzz to a Park Near Paris

For a new Paris-area park’s observatory and insect museum, the architecture firms AWP and HHF take their cues from its riverside setting.

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8 days ago

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A Circular Steel Structure on a Hilltop in China Lets Monks Fly

A Circular Steel Structure on a Hilltop in China Lets Monks Fly

Architect Austris Mailitis helps a group of Buddhist monks reach the sky.

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17 days ago

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Mountain Lake Park Playground Gets a Blast of Colour

Mountain Lake Park Playground Gets a Blast of Colour

Mountain Lake Park Playground, in San Francisco, has undergone a radical transformation, from unsafe and outdated, to accessible and vibrant.

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19 days ago

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Whimsical Berczy Park Makes a Splash in Toronto

Whimsical Berczy Park Makes a Splash in Toronto

The revitalized Berczy Park is a whimsical precedent for a new Toronto, with more welcoming – and more memorable – public spaces.

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30 days ago

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Trillium Park Launches the Transformation of Toronto’s Ontario Place

Trillium Park Launches the Transformation of Toronto’s Ontario Place

The recent opening of Trillium Park, in Toronto, brings new green space to the city and marks a promising start to the revitalization of Ontario Place.

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July 14, 2017

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The Serene Wadden Sea Centre in Denmark

The Serene Wadden Sea Centre in Denmark

The thatch-covered Wadden Sea Centre, a new visitors’ centre at the Wadden Sea National Park, sets the tone for a boundless landscape.

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June 26, 2017

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Shigeru Ban’s Vancouver Timber Tower Pays Tribute to Arthur Erickson

Shigeru Ban’s Vancouver Timber Tower Pays Tribute to Arthur Erickson

A 1978 building designed by Arthur Erickson has provided the inspiration for Shigeru Ban’s Vancouver timber tower, set to be the tallest in the world.

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June 2, 2017

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Grow Op in Toronto Shows Off Next-Level Landscape Art

Grow Op in Toronto Shows Off Next-Level Landscape Art

Just in time for Earth Day, nature-inspired installations bloom at the Gladstone Hotel’s Grow Op exhibition.

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April 20, 2017

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5 of the Best Materials for Outdoor Projects

5 of the Best Materials for Outdoor Projects

Outdoor furniture projects call for materials that strike a balance between durability, sustainability and good design. Forms+Surfaces makes its picks for the best materials for outdoor projects.

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March 6, 2017

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Artists Turn Toronto Lifeguard Towers into Follies for Winter Stations 2017

Artists Turn Toronto Lifeguard Towers into Follies for Winter Stations 2017

Now on view in the city’s east end, Winter Stations 2017 brings a series of art installations to the chilly shoreline.

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February 21, 2017

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