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Norway’s New Museum of Forest Finn Culture

Norway’s New Museum of Forest Finn Culture

Architecture firm Lipinsky Lasovsky Johansson designed Finnskogens Hus, a shrine to Forest Finn culture that brings a museum into the woods – and woods into the museum.

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May 10, 2018

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Explore These Open Studios at Vancouver Design Week 2018

Explore These Open Studios at Vancouver Design Week 2018

For Vancouver Design Week 2018 a number of designers, architects and urban planners are opening their doors to the public. Here is a small sampling of the  studios visitors can explore.

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May 7, 2018

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Inside Perkins+Will’s Bank of Canada Renewal in Ottawa

Inside Perkins+Will’s Bank of Canada Renewal in Ottawa

Perkins+Will has completed a renewal of the Bank of Canada that respects Arthur Erickson’s original vision while modernizing its plaza, atrium and workspaces.

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May 2, 2018

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Grown Up Flowers Brings Giant Inflatable Blossoms to New York

Grown Up Flowers Brings Giant Inflatable Blossoms to New York

Playlab Inc. is welcoming spring with Grown Up Flowers, which places playful inflatable flower installations along Manhattan’s 6th Avenue.

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May 1, 2018

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A Dental Clinic in Spain That’s Anything But Clinical

A Dental Clinic in Spain That’s Anything But Clinical

In Ferrol, Spain, local architecture studio As-Built designed Ferraces Dental Clinic, a minimalist dentist’s office that’s defined by transparency and a stunning prismatic ceiling.

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April 25, 2018

Section: Interiors

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A Row House Transformed By A Set of Switchback Stairs

A Row House Transformed By A Set of Switchback Stairs

In Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant, Shane Neufeld of L/and/A used switchback stairs and a skylight to transform a run-down townhouse into a space filled with daylight.

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April 24, 2018

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A Tennessee Company is Recycling Toilets Into New Tiles

A Tennessee Company is Recycling Toilets Into New Tiles

Since 2009, Crossville, Tennessee has been recycling toilets and turning them into new tiles. This week, Crossville Inc. and Toto USA announced how much was saved from being flushed away – and the numbers are staggering.

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April 20, 2018

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Our Guide to Impeccably Designed Pot Accessories

Our Guide to Impeccably Designed Pot Accessories

In Canada, marijuana will become legalized this summer. And here are five brands making accessories – and gorgeous objects – for design aficionados.

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April 20, 2018

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This Beach House Has Four Storeys of Mediterranean Magic

This Beach House Has Four Storeys of Mediterranean Magic

Nook Architects helmed the restoration of this Catalonian beach house, maintaining its distinctly Mediterranean character by filling it with natural light, ocean breezes and views of the sea.

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April 17, 2018

Section: Interiors

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This Abandoned Coal Mine is Now a Hub for Arts and Culture

This Abandoned Coal Mine is Now a Hub for Arts and Culture

In Oignies, France, the decade-long transformation of a coal mine is complete – and 9-9 Bis is a sprawling cultural complex that honours its heritage.

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April 13, 2018

Section: Architecture

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