Design

How Steelcase Used the Power of Polymer to Build a Better Chair

How Steelcase Used the Power of Polymer to Build a Better Chair

For Silq, its new task chair, Steelcase replaces complex mechanisms with a single responsive substance.

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7 days ago

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These Outdoor Kitchens Make the Great Outdoors Even Greater

These Outdoor Kitchens Make the Great Outdoors Even Greater

Al fresco cooking is one of summer’s simple pleasures: at its most essential, all that’s required is an open flame, fresh ingredients and an empty belly. But that experience can be wholly elevated.

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12 days ago

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Architecture

Jeanne Gang Talks to Azure About Her First-Ever Toronto High-Rise

Jeanne Gang Talks to Azure About Her First-Ever Toronto High-Rise

The Chicago architect has been commissioned to create One Delisle, an icon near the central node of Yonge and St Clair – but will her vision be thwarted by tall-building NIMYBism?

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19 hours ago

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How COBE Turned a Copenhagen Grain Silo into a Residential Tower

How COBE Turned a Copenhagen Grain Silo into a Residential Tower

The Silo, industrial landmark in Copenhagen, is reborn as a residential tower in a mixed-use neighbourhood.

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19 hours ago

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Interiors

In Montreal, an NDG Reno Anchored by a Permeable Volume

In Montreal, an NDG Reno Anchored by a Permeable Volume

Bessborough House, an NDG reno designed by local architecture firm _naturehumaine, introduces an elegant volume that filters between public and private areas.

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4 days ago

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VanBerlo Turns an Abandoned Power Plant into an Innovation Powerhouse

VanBerlo Turns an Abandoned Power Plant into an Innovation Powerhouse

What used to be the boiler house and engine rooms for the Philips power plant in Eindhoven is now a creative hub for VanBerlo, one of Europe’s hottest design firms.

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4 days ago

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Curiosity

This Kiosk Brings Gelato to Non-Gelato Places

This Kiosk Brings Gelato to Non-Gelato Places

PopApp, a 2018 Compasso d’Oro winner designed by Ifi, is a tiny gelato stand that can be transported to places that are sorely lacking gelato stands.

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21 hours ago

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Future World: Envisioning the Smart Community

Future World: Envisioning the Smart Community

The tools for smarter buildings and even entire cities are within our grasp. But will the results, and the smart community, be boons or busts?

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6 days ago

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