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Transforming Fashion: Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen’s Future Couture

Transforming Fashion: Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen’s Future Couture

Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen are kindred spirits. Transforming Fashion, their exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum, combines couture and installations to present an experience that’s wonderfully unusual.

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12 days ago

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The BIG Tiny House Prefab

The BIG Tiny House Prefab

Prefabs have long held a fascination with designers and architects. Philippe Starck, Sir Richard Rogers and Tom Dixon, to name just a few, have dabbled in the typology. Now Bjarke Ingels has joined the tradition, with A45.

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May 18, 2018

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Unceded is Canada’s Exploration of Indigenous Architecture

Unceded is Canada’s Exploration of Indigenous Architecture

Canada’s representation at the Venice Architecture Biennale will bring powerful Indigenous voices to the Arsenale. Unceded gathers 17 firms and examines what constitutes Indigenous architecture.

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April 30, 2018

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The lnfluential Women of Milan Design Week 2018

The lnfluential Women of Milan Design Week 2018

Milan Design Week has begun! And designers from everywhere have plotted out standout events, located around the city and hidden within breathtaking courtyards. Here are six leading female designers that are not to be missed.

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April 17, 2018

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Toronto’s Next Timber Tower Plan Is A Go

Toronto’s Next Timber Tower Plan Is A Go

… and Moriyama & Teshima / Acton Ostry Architects is the winning team. Their scheme beat out four internationally renowned firms angling to build The Arbour, a mass-timber tower on Toronto’s waterfront.

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April 10, 2018

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What You Need to Know About Alison Brooks

What You Need to Know About Alison Brooks

The RIBA-awarding winning architect will be speaking at [email protected], an international convention being held in Toronto. Here are four key reasons why Alison Brooks is considered one of Europe’s most important architects.

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April 3, 2018

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SO-IL’s L’Air Pour L’Air is a Musical Meditation About Air Pollution

SO-IL’s L’Air Pour L’Air is a Musical Meditation About Air Pollution

To highlight its concerns about environmental pollution, New York architecture and design SO-IL encased a quartet of musicians in mobile air filters for L’air pour l’air at the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

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April 3, 2018

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Oskar Zieta’s Nawa is a Surprising Gateway to Daliowa Island

Oskar Zieta’s Nawa is a Surprising Gateway to Daliowa Island

To reinvigorate Daliowa Island in the Polish city of Wrocław, designer Oskar Zieta has built Nawa, an eye-grabbing wave-like gateway made of 35 steel arches inflated with air.

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March 29, 2018

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The Rise of Timber Towers

The Rise of Timber Towers

A decade ago, photovoltaics and geothermal were all the rage. Now, mass timber has usurped the race for environmentally friendly construction. Here are six towers under development, all of them pioneers of the plyscraper craze.

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March 22, 2018

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Alison Brooks Will Speak in Toronto at Architect@Work

Alison Brooks Will Speak in Toronto at [email protected]

Just announced: Multi-award winning U.K. architect Alison Brooks will speak at [email protected], an international convention being held for the second year in Toronto this April.

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March 1, 2018

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