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Toronto’s Beautiful New Waterfront Boulevard

Toronto’s Beautiful New Waterfront Boulevard

Last week, Adriaan Geuze of Dutch landscape firm West 8 was in town to inaugurate the newly vibrant Queens Quay West – a revitalization project 10 years in the making.

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June 23, 2015

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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

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Union Station’s Extreme Makeover

Union Station’s Extreme Makeover

Canada’s busiest arrival point is undergoing a dramatic rebirth that will see the Beaux Arts station in Toronto transformed into an epicentre for tourism, food and culture.

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June 3, 2015

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Instant City: 12 New Developments on Toronto’s Waterfront

Instant City: 12 New Developments on Toronto’s Waterfront

Toronto’s 800-hectare lakeshore development is the largest in the world. These major projects are redefining the new blue edge.

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June 2, 2015

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Instant City: What the Pan Am Village Means for Toronto’s Waterfront

Instant City: What the Pan Am Village Means for Toronto’s Waterfront

In time for the 2015 Pan / Parapan American Games this summer, a whole new neighbourhood has sprung up in the east end.

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June 2, 2015

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A Pavilion Made of Recycled Drink Cartons at Ideas City

A Pavilion Made of Recycled Drink Cartons at Ideas City

We’ve just received images of ETH Zurich’s pavilion for the urban-themed event, kicking off today in New York City, and it is one amazing structure.

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May 28, 2015

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This Week: Ideas City in New York

This Week: Ideas City in New York

The future-forward biennial will animate the Lower East Side – with a hot air balloon performance tent, a pavilion made of waste material, and a conference featuring architect Bjarke Ingels and sci-fi author Kim Stanley-Robinson dreaming up a plausible utopia.

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May 25, 2015

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How Can Cities Preserve their History and Be Modern, Too?

How Can Cities Preserve their History and Be Modern, Too?

That is the question posed by Second Wave of Modernism III: Leading with Landscape, one of the foremost conferences in contemporary landscape design and urban planning, kicking off with a party tonight in Toronto.

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May 21, 2015

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An Urban Oasis in Paris

An Urban Oasis in Paris

Dominique Coulon uses soft light to turn a neglected pool into a tranquil urban oasis.

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April 9, 2015

Section: Interiors

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5 Brilliant Proposals for Toronto’s New Ferry Terminal

5 Brilliant Proposals for Toronto’s New Ferry Terminal

The teams competing to redesign Toronto’s Jack Layton Ferry Terminal – featuring West 8, Will Alsop, Diller Scofidio+Renfro and nARCHITECTS – have unveiled their concepts. One thing’s for sure: the ferry dock will be reborn as an architectural showstopper.

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March 17, 2015

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