Architecture

Heatherwick Studio Transforms Two Warehouses Into a Shopping District

Heatherwick Studio Transforms Two Warehouses Into a Shopping District

Coal Drop Yards, Heatherwick Studio’s contribution to the redevelopment of London’s King’s Cross neighbourhood, is topped with a sinuous “kissing” crown.

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November 7, 2018

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The City Responds: Can Toronto Benefit from a Chief Design Officer?

The City Responds: Can Toronto Benefit from a Chief Design Officer?

In October, Azuremagazine.com published an argument in favour of a Chief Design Officer for the City of Toronto. Chief Planner Gregg Lintern and Director of Urban Design Lorna Day say they have it covered.

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November 7, 2018

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10 Exhibitions Around the World To Keep You Inspired

10 Exhibitions Around the World To Keep You Inspired

Because architects and designers are not immune to the winter doldrums, here are 10 must-see exhibitions around the world that will broaden your horizons – all the way to the moon.

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November 6, 2018

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Rafael de Cárdenas Designs a Vibrant 3D Façade for Kenzo

Rafael de Cárdenas Designs a Vibrant 3D Façade for Kenzo

For Kenzo Seoul, the fashion label’s Korean flagship, Architecture at Large’s Rafael de Cárdenas tailors a showstopping 3D facade on a modular metal grid.

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November 6, 2018

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A Skatepark By Constructo Design Opens in Belgium

A Skatepark By Constructo Design Opens in Belgium

French skatepark designers Constructo have installed a new L-shaped amenity for local skaters in Tournai, Belgium.

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November 2, 2018

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decaArchitecture’s Ring House Gives Back to its Surroundings

decaArchitecture’s Ring House Gives Back to its Surroundings

Excavation material from Ring House, decaArchitecture’s hill-hugging project in Crete, is used to restore a scarred terrain.

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November 2, 2018

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Fuzhou’s Massive Cultural Centre is Inspired by a Tiny Flower

Fuzhou’s Massive Cultural Centre is Inspired by a Tiny Flower

In Fuzhou, China, PES-Architects has erected the sprawling Fuzhou Strait Culture and Art Centre, a five-building hub that resembles a jasmine blossom.

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October 24, 2018

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Christchurch’s New Central Library is Practically Earthquake-Proof

Christchurch’s New Central Library is Practically Earthquake-Proof

Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s new central library in Christchurch, New Zealand, is a made-for-place masterpiece that is inspired by the local culture and landscape. It’s also built to stand up against earthquakes. 

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October 22, 2018

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Fumihiko Maki Creates an Aesthetic Outlier in Shenzhen

Fumihiko Maki Creates an Aesthetic Outlier in Shenzhen

Synonymous with sweatshops and sprawl, the Chinese city of Shenzhen is banking on Fumihiko Maki’s elegant seaside culture complex to legitimize its brand of unfettered creativity.

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October 22, 2018

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SCHAUM/SHIEH’s Sculptural Facade Defines Houston’s Transart Foundation

SCHAUM/SHIEH’s Sculptural Facade Defines Houston’s Transart Foundation

A recent addition to Houston’s museum district, the Transart Foundation for Art and Anthropology, packs a multifunctional venue into a sculptural white structure.

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October 19, 2018

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