Architecture

The 2018 International Velux Awards Winners Shine in Smart New Ways

The 2018 International Velux Awards Winners Shine in Smart New Ways

Top honours at the International VELUX Awards, designed to celebrate daylight in architecture, go to students from China and Russia.

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December 4, 2018

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MAPA’s Mirrored Sacromonte Hotel Amplifies the Landscape

MAPA’s Mirrored Sacromonte Hotel Amplifies the Landscape

Over the past few years, Montevideo firm MAPA has been planting a dynamic series of retreats – complete with a chapel and other “landscape amplifiers” – across 100 hectares of Uruguayan countryside.

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December 3, 2018

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How Can Architecture Respond to Climate Change?

How Can Architecture Respond to Climate Change?

In the first article in a series on how the architecture profession should respond to climate change, Janna Levitt and Drew Adams of Toronto firm LGA Architectural Partners outline the best practices of creating sustainable buildings.

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November 28, 2018

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Taller Héctor Barroso’s Serene Multi-Family Residence in Mexico City

Taller Héctor Barroso’s Serene Multi-Family Residence in Mexico City

Coloured concrete lends a warm patina to Taller Héctor Barroso’s multi-family residence in the Mexican capital.

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November 26, 2018

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5 Innovative Pavilions Activating Public Spaces

5 Innovative Pavilions Activating Public Spaces

Summer might be the season for temporary architecture. But these recently unveiled structures around the world, both permanent and temporary, show how inventive micro-architecture is pushing boundaries.

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November 23, 2018

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In L.A., FreelandBuck Puts a Subtle Spin On Vertical Living With Stack House

In L.A., FreelandBuck Puts a Subtle Spin On Vertical Living With Stack House

With subtly rotated levels, Stack House in L.A. by FreelandBuck offers seamless indoor-outdoor spaces at every turn.

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November 22, 2018

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Beyond Green Building: Where Architecture Meets Landscape

Beyond Green Building: Where Architecture Meets Landscape

Across the globe, the number of major projects melding built forms with natural elements is growing every year. And the trend’s most exciting aspect is the degree to which architects and landscape architects must co-operate.

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November 19, 2018

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This Crematorium in Belgium is an Ode to Light, Not Darkness

This Crematorium in Belgium is an Ode to Light, Not Darkness

Defined by soaring ceilings, architectural lighting and its béton brut exterior, KAAN Architecten’s modernist Crematorium Siesegem is both grand and solemn. Yet it never hides its main function – or the humanity of its visitors.

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November 16, 2018

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Inside Espace C2, Sid Lee Architecture’s Event Space Atop Fairmont Montreal

Inside Espace C2, Sid Lee Architecture’s Event Space Atop Fairmont Montreal

Espace C2 is a dramatic new event space with a floating butterfly roof that lands atop a landmark Montreal hotel.

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November 12, 2018

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The CCA’s Postmodernism Exhibition Raises the Dead

The CCA’s Postmodernism Exhibition Raises the Dead

David Theodore assesses the CCA exhibition Architecture Itself and Other Postmodernist Myths – which he calls an homage to the work of famous men – at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal.

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November 8, 2018

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