Architecture

A Closer Look at the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago

A Closer Look at the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago

The Obama Foundation has released new renders of the proposed Obama Presidential Center, a Chicago project designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien and Interactive Design Architects.

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6 days ago

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This Parthenon Replica is Made With 100,000 Banned Books

This Parthenon Replica is Made With 100,000 Banned Books

A full-scale Parthenon replica by Marta Minujín, displayed at Germany’s documenta 14 art festival, speaks volumes about censorship.

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7 days ago

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10 Buildings to Watch in 2018

10 Buildings to Watch in 2018

The coming year promises to deliver some spectacular architecture. Here are 10 buildings we’ve got our eye on for 2018.

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How Are Firms Handling Sexual Misconduct in Architecture?

How Are Firms Handling Sexual Misconduct in Architecture?

It depends on who you ask, but many big practices have protocols in place to handle harassment.

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15 days ago

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The 10 Best Residential Buildings of 2017

The 10 Best Residential Buildings of 2017

From an ingeniously stacked high-rise to an idyllic Italian retreat, the best residential buildings of 2017 encompassed all typologies. Here are 10 of our favourites.

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26 days ago

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The 10 Best Buildings of 2017

The 10 Best Buildings of 2017

From Jean Nouvel’s breathtaking Louvre Abu Dhabi to a modernist museum in Saskatoon by Toronto’s KPMB, here are 10 of the best buildings of 2017.

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26 days ago

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Bjarke Ingels’ Lego Visitor Centre in Denmark is a BIG-Time Block Party

Bjarke Ingels’ Lego Visitor Centre in Denmark is a BIG-Time Block Party

As imagined by Bjarke Ingels Group, Lego’s hometown visitor centre straddles the line between playful and programmatic.

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30 days ago

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How NADAAA Saved One Spadina’s Amazing Ceiling

How NADAAA Saved One Spadina’s Amazing Ceiling

Katie Faulkner, co-principal of Boston’s NADAAA, talks to Azure about how her firm rescued the University of Toronto architecture school expansion from losing its magnificent ceiling.

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December 11, 2017

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Casey House’s Striking New Home Gives Patients a Metaphorical Hug

Casey House’s Striking New Home Gives Patients a Metaphorical Hug

Can a building replicate an embrace? The new Casey House, a care centre for people with HIV and AIDS in Toronto, comes pretty close.

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November 30, 2017

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Sanjay Puri’s Student Residence is Inspired by Mathura’s Streets

Sanjay Puri’s Student Residence is Inspired by Mathura’s Streets

Built for GLA University in Mathura, India, architect Sanjay Puri’s The Street is a playful student residence that makes a major statement.

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November 28, 2017

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