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This Farm on a Bike Delivers Carbon-Free Greens

This Farm on a Bike Delivers Carbon-Free Greens

This People’s Industrial Design Office concept for a garden on wheels may inspire the takeout meals of the future.

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12 days ago

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This Long-Abandoned Sears is Now an Urban Hub

This Long-Abandoned Sears is Now an Urban Hub

In Memphis, an abandoned art deco Sears building has been revitalized – and now, the Crosstown Concourse is at the centre of the community.

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21 days ago

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Dutch Design Week’s Pavilion Takes Recycle, Reduce, Reuse to New Levels

Dutch Design Week’s Pavilion Takes Recycle, Reduce, Reuse to New Levels

The centrepiece of Dutch Design Week is the People’s Pavilion, a bold, temporary experiment in material reuse.

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28 days ago

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Google’s Sidewalk Labs is Designing a Neighbourhood in Toronto

Google’s Sidewalk Labs is Designing a Neighbourhood in Toronto

Sidewalk Labs has won a bid to design a “smart” neighbourhood in Toronto that will have self-driving transportation, cost-effective building and sustainable energy systems.

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October 18, 2017

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What to Expect at the World Design Summit in Montreal

What to Expect at the World Design Summit in Montreal

As if the concept of the first-ever World Design Summit isn’t big enough, the Montreal event will bring together an international roster of design thinkers who share the common goal of creating positive social and environmental change.

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October 13, 2017

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The Best of EDIT, Toronto’s Future-Friendly Design Festival

The Best of EDIT, Toronto’s Future-Friendly Design Festival

EDIT, the Toronto design gathering that concluded on October 8, billed itself as the “Festival of the Future.” But it was impossible to separate it from the present.

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October 12, 2017

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Oxygen Park is a Green Lung in the Doha Desert

Oxygen Park is a Green Lung in the Doha Desert

As the capital of Qatar, Doha isn’t lacking in gorgeous architecture, and its global reputation for extreme building continues to grow with Oxygen Park.

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October 10, 2017

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Innovators Are Tackling Food Challenges with Design at EDIT

Innovators Are Tackling Food Challenges with Design at EDIT

Since pre-history, food scarcity has been a problem. And while technology has raised crop yields, we still have to confront the problem of distribution.

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October 2, 2017

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Meet House 2, a Gathering Space Built Under a Zurich Viaduct

Meet House 2, a Gathering Space Built Under a Zurich Viaduct

House 2, an architectural installation in Zurich, involves hundreds of students in its creation and fosters a dialogue with and about the city. Houston turned two parking lots into a…

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October 2, 2017

Section: Architecture

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Carlo Ratti Wants to Design Cities of the Future With Data

Carlo Ratti Wants to Design Cities of the Future With Data

The director of MIT’s Senseable City Laboratory will be in Toronto later this week as part of EDIT. He shares how science-driven design may be the next great urban revolution.

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September 26, 2017

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