Architecture

A UFO-Shaped Condo Building Alights on Winnipeg’s Skyline

A UFO-Shaped Condo Building Alights on Winnipeg’s Skyline

Consisting of 40 prefab wedge-shaped units (not to mention Winnipeg’s coolest Airbnb suite), a uniquely circular condo building by 5468796 Architecture has become an unlikely icon on the Prairie city’s skyline.

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27 days ago

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i29 Designs a Tiny Holiday Home in the Netherlands

i29 Designs a Tiny Holiday Home in the Netherlands

For this tiny holiday home in the Netherlands, i29 Interior Architects divided the basic functions of a house between four black, block-shaped volumes to create an uncomplicated retreat where the client’s family can get away from it all.

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February 21, 2019

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Why Zoning is Key to Combatting Climate Change

Why Zoning is Key to Combatting Climate Change

To more effectively combat climate change, it is past time that we rethink zoning – a pervasive regulatory instrument that affects every aspect of the built environment in cities around the world. Janna Levitt and Drew Adams explain.

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February 19, 2019

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In Mexico, the Teopanzolco Cultural Center Connects Past and Present

In Mexico, the Teopanzolco Cultural Center Connects Past and Present

The Teopanzolco Cultural Center, by Mexican architect Isaac Broid and Productora, engages formally and culturally with its Aztec neighbour, giving new life to ancient ruins.

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February 18, 2019

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In Nova Scotia, Omar Gandhi Designs a Stunning Home to Withstand the Weather

In Nova Scotia, Omar Gandhi Designs a Stunning Home to Withstand the Weather

Architect Omar Gandhi’s oceanside residence for weather-conscious clients in Nova Scotia is as secure as it is sublime.

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February 11, 2019

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Film: A Day in the Life of a Modern Portuguese House

Film: A Day in the Life of a Modern Portuguese House

The evocative short film “Somewhere in Afife” depicts the last day of summer, as experienced by a house designed by Guilherme Machado Vaz in northern Portugal. 

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February 9, 2019

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Toronto’s MOCA is an Unshowy Showcase for Art

Toronto’s MOCA is an Unshowy Showcase for Art

A former factory turned intentionally raw gallery, Toronto’s new Museum of Contemporary Art was crafted for the city it serves, not Instagram.

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February 9, 2019

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The Maidan Tent Provides a Cultural Node in a Greek Refugee Camp

The Maidan Tent Provides a Cultural Node in a Greek Refugee Camp

Designed by Italy’s ABVM Studio with input from the migrant community, the Maidan Tent is an easy-to-install gathering space currently being piloted in the Ritsona refugee camp in Greece.

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February 8, 2019

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These Treetop Cabins Offer a Cozy Retreat in the Norwegian Forest

These Treetop Cabins Offer a Cozy Retreat in the Norwegian Forest

The PAN Treetop Cabins, designed by Oslo architect Espen Surnevik, float eight metres above the forest floor on braided steel frames. 

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February 1, 2019

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Herzog & de Meuron Update Vancouver Art Gallery Design

Herzog & de Meuron Update Vancouver Art Gallery Design

In new renderings for the institution’s future building, Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron and the Vancouver Art Gallery have unveiled a switch from wood to glass as a primary cladding material. A generous donation has also been made.

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January 30, 2019

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