Architecture

This Abandoned Coal Mine is Now a Hub for Arts and Culture

This Abandoned Coal Mine is Now a Hub for Arts and Culture

In Oignies, France, the decade-long transformation of a coal mine is complete – and 9-9 Bis is a sprawling cultural complex that honours its heritage.

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6 days ago

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5 Things We Learned From New York Architect Liz Diller

5 Things We Learned From New York Architect Liz Diller

Maverick New York architect Liz Diller reflects on navigating one of the world’s toughest building markets.

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6 days ago

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Toronto’s Next Timber Tower Plan Is A Go

Toronto’s Next Timber Tower Plan Is A Go

… and Moriyama & Teshima / Acton Ostry Architects is the winning team. Their scheme beat out four internationally renowned firms angling to build The Arbour, a mass-timber tower on Toronto’s waterfront.

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9 days ago

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Oslo Airport City Will Be an Energy-Positive Terminal to the Future

Oslo Airport City Will Be an Energy-Positive Terminal to the Future

Haptic Architects has unveiled its master plans for Oslo Airport City, which it hopes to turn into an energy-positive smart city.

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15 days ago

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What You Need to Know About Alison Brooks

What You Need to Know About Alison Brooks

The RIBA-awarding winning architect will be speaking at [email protected], an international convention being held in Toronto. Here are four key reasons why Alison Brooks is considered one of Europe’s most important architects.

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16 days ago

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Concrete is Becoming Smarter, More Sustainable and Beautiful

Concrete is Becoming Smarter, More Sustainable and Beautiful

One of the world’s most polluting building materials is undergoing a seismic revolution, becoming a leaner, lighter and smarter version of itself. Last fall, ETH Zürich released a video that…

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20 days ago

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Oskar Zieta’s Nawa is a Surprising Gateway to Daliowa Island

Oskar Zieta’s Nawa is a Surprising Gateway to Daliowa Island

To reinvigorate Daliowa Island in the Polish city of Wrocław, designer Oskar Zieta has built Nawa, an eye-grabbing wave-like gateway made of 35 steel arches inflated with air.

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21 days ago

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The Rise of Timber Towers

The Rise of Timber Towers

A decade ago, photovoltaics and geothermal were all the rage. Now, mass timber has usurped the race for environmentally friendly construction. Here are six towers under development, all of them pioneers of the plyscraper craze.

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28 days ago

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Connected House is an Architectural Experiment at the Edge of Paris

Connected House is an Architectural Experiment at the Edge of Paris

A Parisian family’s desire to grow old in a masterpiece results in The Connected House, an idiosyncratic project by architects Jakob + Macfarlane.

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March 15, 2018

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#MeToo: The Architecture of Harassment

#MeToo: The Architecture of Harassment

Many firms have anti-discrimination policies in place – but is that enough to prevent sexual misconduct in a profession dominated by men?

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March 14, 2018

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