Architecture

Zaha Hadid’s Olympic Aquatics Centre

Zaha Hadid’s Olympic Aquatics Centre

With one year to go before the London 2012 Olympics, Hadid’s creature of the deep blue is finally complete.

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August 3, 2011

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High Art

High Art

Artist Lyla Rye’s Swing Stage, a giant platform suspended inside an industrial building-turned-gallery, pays tribute to the power and strength of trusses and nodes – the hardiest and most basic form of structural design.

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August 2, 2011

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Emmanuelle Moureaux’s colourful, playful bank

Emmanuelle Moureaux’s colourful, playful bank

Emmanuelle Moureaux’s latest bank in Japan is just another example of how institutional buildings don’t always need to be sterile, dull and monochrome.

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July 29, 2011

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Asensio_Mah at Jardins de Métis

Asensio_Mah at Jardins de Métis

Created in collaboration with students from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, this living wall’s unusual shape lends itself to equally unusual uses.

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July 28, 2011

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Sherbourne Common opens in Toronto

Sherbourne Common opens in Toronto

A small but ambitious city park, Sherbourne Common is the latest development to be completed along the city’s waterfront and the first attraction of a yet-to-be-built neighbourhood.

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July 27, 2011

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What’s On: The Good Cause – Architecture of Peace

What’s On: The Good Cause – Architecture of Peace

An exhibit at the Canadian Centre for Architecture explores the role of reconstruction in post-conflict zones. 

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July 21, 2011

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On Now: Junya Ishigami’s Architecture as Air

On Now: Junya Ishigami’s Architecture as Air

In Junya Ishigami’s fittingly named installation Architecture as Air, the main structure appears to float effortlessly. Now open at the Barbican Art Gallery in London, the exhibition explores and redefines the aesthetics of minimalism.

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July 8, 2011

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UNStudio’s future-friendly office

UNStudio’s future-friendly office

DUO², a tax and loan office tower in the Netherlands, employs the sustainability and comfort that reflects the new institutional architecture.

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July 7, 2011

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Brooks + Scarpa revamp Frank Gehry’s parking garage

Brooks + Scarpa revamp Frank Gehry’s parking garage

With a frame by Frank Gehry and a new and striking skin by Brooks + Scarpa, the Santa Monica Municipal Parking Garage represents an awe-inspiring eco-renovation.

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July 5, 2011

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stARTT’s winning summer installation opens at MAXXI

stARTT’s winning summer installation opens at MAXXI

For the first time in its 12-year history, MoMA PS1’s Young Architect Program has gone beyond New York, collaborating with MAXXI in Rome to host a summer installation by Roman architecture firm stARTT.

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July 4, 2011

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