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How Are Firms Handling Sexual Misconduct in Architecture?

How Are Firms Handling Sexual Misconduct in Architecture?

It depends on who you ask, but many big practices have protocols in place to handle harassment.

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January 2, 2018

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The 10 Best Residential Buildings of 2017

The 10 Best Residential Buildings of 2017

From an ingeniously stacked high-rise to an idyllic Italian retreat, the best residential buildings of 2017 encompassed all typologies. Here are 10 of our favourites.

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December 22, 2017

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The 10 Best Buildings of 2017

The 10 Best Buildings of 2017

From Jean Nouvel’s breathtaking Louvre Abu Dhabi to a modernist museum in Saskatoon by Toronto’s KPMB, here are 10 of the best buildings of 2017.

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December 22, 2017

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The 10 Best Ideas of 2017, Both Large and Small

The 10 Best Ideas of 2017, Both Large and Small

With climate change, sexual misconduct, and the plight of refugees dominating headlines over the past 12 months, this much is clear: the world needs more good ideas. Here are the 10 best ideas in 2017 that have made a profound impact, both large and small.

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December 22, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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When Architectural Additions Don’t Add Up

When Architectural Additions Don’t Add Up

Is a renovation that alters a building’s character beyond recognition refurbishment or erasure?

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December 20, 2017

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Bjarke Ingels’ Lego Visitor Centre in Denmark is a BIG-Time Block Party

Bjarke Ingels’ Lego Visitor Centre in Denmark is a BIG-Time Block Party

As imagined by Bjarke Ingels Group, Lego’s hometown visitor centre straddles the line between playful and programmatic.

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December 18, 2017

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How NADAAA Saved One Spadina’s Amazing Ceiling

How NADAAA Saved One Spadina’s Amazing Ceiling

Katie Faulkner, co-principal of Boston’s NADAAA, talks to Azure about how her firm rescued the University of Toronto architecture school expansion from losing its magnificent ceiling.

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December 11, 2017

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Meet Štajnhaus, a Retrofitted 16th Century Home on the Czech Border

Meet Štajnhaus, a Retrofitted 16th Century Home on the Czech Border

A top-to-bottom retrofit transforms a 16th-century Czech townhouse into a chic getaway.

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December 3, 2017

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Casey House’s Striking New Home Gives Patients a Metaphorical Hug

Casey House’s Striking New Home Gives Patients a Metaphorical Hug

Can a building replicate an embrace? The new Casey House, a care centre for people with HIV and AIDS in Toronto, comes pretty close.

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November 30, 2017

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Sanjay Puri’s Student Residence is Inspired by Mathura’s Streets

Sanjay Puri’s Student Residence is Inspired by Mathura’s Streets

Built for GLA University in Mathura, India, architect Sanjay Puri’s The Street is a playful student residence that makes a major statement.

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November 28, 2017

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