Architecture

Toronto’s MOCA is a Triumph of Restraint and Functionality

Toronto’s MOCA is a Triumph of Restraint and Functionality

Housed in a converted factory, Toronto’s new Museum of Contemporary Art prizes display space and visitor experience over showy flourishes.

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September 25, 2018

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In Copenhagen, OMA’s BLOX Building is Pierced by a Ring Road

In Copenhagen, OMA’s BLOX Building is Pierced by a Ring Road

OMA’s solution for navigating a labyrinthine building astride a busy thoroughfare? Staircases – and lots of them.

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September 24, 2018

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Remembering Robert Venturi, an Architect Who Took Playfulness Seriously

Remembering Robert Venturi, an Architect Who Took Playfulness Seriously

Robert Venturi, the celebrated Philadelphia architect who rejected the rigidity of modernism, has died. 

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September 20, 2018

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This Slovenian Outdoor Chapel Gives Suburban Skorba a Sense of Place

This Slovenian Outdoor Chapel Gives Suburban Skorba a Sense of Place

An ethereal Slovenian outdoor chapel, shrine and grandstand, designed by design firm Enota, gives a suburb in Slovenia a new community hub.

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September 17, 2018

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BIG’s Magnificent Modular Unzipped Pavilion Opens in Toronto

BIG’s Magnificent Modular Unzipped Pavilion Opens in Toronto

Inside the installation, which Bjarke Ingels and his firm created for the 2016 Serpentine pavilion, are 10 stunning models of the Danish firm’s completed and upcoming projects around the world.

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September 14, 2018

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This Home in Central Poland is Wrapped with Winding Roads

This Home in Central Poland is Wrapped with Winding Roads

A concrete road meandering through rugged terrain in central Poland forms the impetus for the architecture of a private house by KWK Promes.

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September 12, 2018

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The Meaning Behind Burning Man and its Astounding Architecture

The Meaning Behind Burning Man and its Astounding Architecture

Two weeks ago, Alex Josephson of Partisans drove an Airstream onto the playa of Black Rock City, Nevada, to experience Burning Man. Here are his thoughts and photos.

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September 11, 2018

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Retour à L’École: A Barcelona French School Gets a Contemporary Classmate

Retour à L’École: A Barcelona French School Gets a Contemporary Classmate

Spanish architecture firm b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos designs a modern addition to Lycée Français Maternelle.

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September 7, 2018

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3 Green Tower Proposals Bringing Vertical Forests to Cities

3 Green Tower Proposals Bringing Vertical Forests to Cities

Green towers are emerging around the world, adding vertical forests to dense urban environments. Envisioned for Melbourne, Toulouse and Toronto, these three upcoming buildings purify the air, create microclimates and add tree cover.

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August 30, 2018

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In Seoul, Morphosis Unveils a Futuristic Building Inspired by High-Tech Fabric

In Seoul, Morphosis Unveils a Futuristic Building Inspired by High-Tech Fabric

Los Angeles interdisciplinary studio Morphosis completes the Kolon One & Only Tower – a high-performance building with a striking exoskeleton – in Seoul’s Magok district.

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August 27, 2018

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