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Fab or Fake? The Best Improbable Architecture

Fab or Fake? The Best Improbable Architecture

Renderings and photo manipulations have become sophisticated enough to fool even the sharpest eyes. Meanwhile, some architects are producing buildings that look too fantastic to be real. In the spirit of April Fools, we present a challenge: are these buildings fab? Or fake?

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April 1, 2014

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Winter Lecture Circuit: 10 Must-See Speakers

Winter Lecture Circuit: 10 Must-See Speakers

Rem Koolhaas, the visionary behind the new Shenzhen Stock Exchange, and such other industry-leading thinkers as Larry Scarpa, Phyllis Lambert and Manuelle Gautrand will present their groundbreaking ideas in public lectures in the coming weeks.

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January 8, 2014

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Superkül Completes Canada’s First Active House

Superkül Completes Canada’s First Active House

The Toronto firm applies its modern sensibility to a sustainable prototype house – meant to be replicated regionally – that brings in maximum sunshine.

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November 13, 2013

Section: Architecture

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Architect Marion Weiss on Designing for Disaster

Architect Marion Weiss on Designing for Disaster

Are we ready for the next Hurricane Sandy? New York architect Marion Weiss of Weiss/Manfredi discusses the new reality of designing buildings, infrastructures and landscapes in an era when weather patterns are no longer predictable.

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October 24, 2013

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Toyo Ito Wins the Pritzker Prize

Toyo Ito Wins the Pritzker Prize

The Japanese architect will receive the 2013 Pritzker Prize for Architecture, the profession’s highest honour.

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March 18, 2013

Section: Architecture

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