Architecture

Cooper Hewitt’s National Design Awards Winners

Cooper Hewitt’s National Design Awards Winners

Today, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum announced the winners of its annual awards program, including biomimicry expert Janine Benyus and interaction designer – and Jay-Z collaborator – Evan Roth.

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May 3, 2012

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This week: Top 5 Hot Docs

This week: Top 5 Hot Docs

From April 26 to May 6, Hot Docs in Toronto features a massive selection of films and documentaries that include glimpses into the lives of prolific artists and explorations of major urban centres. Here are five must-sees, including a doc about Ai Weiwei and another on Detroit.

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April 25, 2012

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What’s On: CBC delves into design

What’s On: CBC delves into design

A new documentary series on design – featuring industrial designers Patty Johnson and Helen Kerr, architect Trevor McIvor and a motley crew of urban-design guerillas – starts tonight on the CBC’s documentary channel.

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April 23, 2012

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Vito Acconci’s wild public art piece in Toronto

Vito Acconci’s wild public art piece in Toronto

The New York artist and architect inaugurates a spiraling, sculptural fence for a downtown Toronto condo.

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April 20, 2012

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BIG’s big plans for Vancouver

BIG’s big plans for Vancouver

The Danish firm has spearheaded a plan for an innovative, asymmetrical tower that makes the most of a difficult site and even appears to suspend the law of gravity.

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April 18, 2012

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Event Preview: OAA Conference

Event Preview: OAA Conference

The OAA Conference, held in Ottawa next month will bring together architects from across Ontario to discuss the latest buildings strategies, technologies and sustainable designs.

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April 3, 2012

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What’s On: Maya Lin at Heinz Architectural Center

What’s On: Maya Lin at Heinz Architectural Center

A new show in Pittsburgh reveals artist and architect Maya Lin’s transformation of rivers and mountains into stunning sculptural forms.

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March 27, 2012

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A futuristic new park for Taichung

A futuristic new park for Taichung

Catherine Mosbach’s competition-winning scheme for Taichung Gateway Park on the former site of an airport will provide relief from the city heat.

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March 26, 2012

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A brilliant library in northern Italy

A brilliant library in northern Italy

Nestled in a residential area of Maranello, Emilia-Romagna, the new building by Arata Isozaki and Andrea Maffei features winding windows that bring in the elements to create a light-filled reader’s retreat.

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March 21, 2012

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Team Canada gets ready for Venice

Team Canada gets ready for Venice

Migrating Landscapes has revealed the architects and teams that will represent the country at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice in late-August.

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March 19, 2012

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