Architecture

Where is Ai Weiwei?

Where is Ai Weiwei?

Ai Weiwei’s arrest more than a week ago has spurred protests and petitions around the globe. The internationally acclaimed Chinese artist, dissident and designer, who collaborated with Herzog & deMeuron on the famed Bird’s Nest for the Beijing Olympics, hasn’t been heard from since April 3.

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April 11, 2011

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Peter Zumthor does the Serpentine

Peter Zumthor does the Serpentine

On the lawn of London’s Kensington Gardens, Pritzker Prize laureate Peter Zumthor will design this year’s pavilion for the Serpentine Gallery.

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April 7, 2011

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Ryerson U gets a new iconic building

Ryerson U gets a new iconic building

Zeidler Partnership Architects of Toronto and Snøhetta, based in Oslo and New York, have teamed up to design a new Student Learning Centre for Ryerson University in downtown Toronto.

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April 6, 2011

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Eduardo Souto de Moura wins the Pritzker Prize

Eduardo Souto de Moura wins the Pritzker Prize

The Portuguese architect is recognized for his neo-Miesian architecture and surprising use of age-old materials.

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March 29, 2011

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How green is your garden?

How green is your garden?

Deborah Nagan’s installation at Canada Blooms, the country’s largest flower expo, challenges how we perceive our gardens and their impact on the environment.

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March 17, 2011

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Brit Insurance Design of the Year’s top winner

Brit Insurance Design of the Year’s top winner

Yesterday, the Brit Insurance Design of the Year award announced that it’s top prize goes to the Plumen 001 low-energy light bulb, by Samuel Wilkinson and product design company Hulger.

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March 16, 2011

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Countdown to Milan: Lea Ceramiche in the spotlight

Countdown to Milan: Lea Ceramiche in the spotlight

With two stunning installations – a courtyard sculpture by Zaha Hadid, and a showroom revamp by Diego Grandi – Lea Ceramiche shows off its versatile tiles.

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March 11, 2011

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David Benjamin and the future of architecture

David Benjamin and the future of architecture

The co-founder of The Living, David Benjamin is blazing a trail in bringing synthetic biology to architecture.

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March 11, 2011

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What’s next for Todd Saunders

What’s next for Todd Saunders

Not yet 45, the Canadian-born, Norway-based architect Todd Saunders has already built an impressive international career. Last week, he spoke at the University of Toronto about his Fogo Island project as well as his works – past and present – around the world.

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March 9, 2011

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Prix de Rome winner: Samantha Lynch

Prix de Rome winner: Samantha Lynch

Samantha Lynch of Winnipeg, Manitoba, is the winner of this year’s Prix de Rome for Emerging Practitioners, a prestigious $34,000 annual award by the Canada Council for the Arts.

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February 15, 2011

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