Architecture

Transforming public space with art

Transforming public space with art

An exhibit of innovative landscape installations, by PLANT Architects, Vlan Paysages, Janet Rosenberg + Associates and more, shows how humour and colour can bring out a public space’s local history.

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July 18, 2012

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London 2012: The Shard defies its critics

London 2012: The Shard defies its critics

London’s newest and most controversial icon, by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, stakes its place on the Thames.

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July 17, 2012

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A tower for the bees

A tower for the bees

In Buffalo’s Silo City, a group of SUNY students have erected Elevator B, a work-live space for bees.

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July 10, 2012

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Dispatch from London Festival of Architecture

Dispatch from London Festival of Architecture

The City of London is nothing if not a survivor. A new exhibit pays homage to the Square Mile’s uncanny ability to persevere, from Roman times through to future visions for London in 2050.

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July 5, 2012

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HWKN does MoMA PS1

HWKN does MoMA PS1

Occupying MoMA PS1’s courtyard all summer, this multifunctional and eye-catching structure neutralizes airborne pollutants for an impact equivalent to taking 260 cars off the road.

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July 3, 2012

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A bold new municipal building in The Hague

A bold new municipal building in The Hague

Designed by Rudy Uytenhaak Architects, the trapezoidal headquarters for the Hague’s city council stands tall in the heart of the Dutch city.

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June 28, 2012

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The Moriyama RAIC International Prize

The Moriyama RAIC International Prize

On June 25, Royal Architecture Institute of Canada announced the new award in architecture, named for its benefactor, Toronto architect Raymond Moriyama.

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June 27, 2012

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Brooks + Scarpa’s Rosa Gardens

Brooks + Scarpa’s Rosa Gardens

On Rosa Parks Road in Palm Springs, the firm has created an affordable housing complex that seamlessly blends in with the desert landscape.

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June 26, 2012

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What’s on: London Festival of Architecture

What’s on: London Festival of Architecture

On June 23, the city’s two-week celebration of all-things architecture kicks off. Hundreds of happenings are planned – ranging from a bike-powered film fest to picnic contests in Hoxton Square – and we’ve selected the seven must-see events.

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June 20, 2012

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Five great books about going green

Five great books about going green

Sustainability and urban gardening aren’t new, but, if the number of books published on the subjects is any indication, their popularity keeps growing. Here are five go-green titles that have arrived at our office in the past few months.

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June 12, 2012

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