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Person, Place, Thing: Celebrating the Flexibility of Aluminum Foam

Person, Place, Thing: Celebrating the Flexibility of Aluminum Foam

Created by infusing the metal with gas, foamed aluminum is defining design work large and small.

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July 26, 2018

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Montreal’s La Géode Adds a Gem-Like Twist to the Plateau’s Typology

Montreal’s La Géode Adds a Gem-Like Twist to the Plateau’s Typology

La Géode’s brick facade in Montreal looks severe, but the ADHOC architectes project opens to a surprisingly playful courtyard.

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July 23, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Domino Park Turns a Former Sugar Factory into a Sweet Deal for Brooklynites

Domino Park Turns a Former Sugar Factory into a Sweet Deal for Brooklynites

The riverside green space by the makers of the High Line aims to connect New Yorkers to both their waterfront and industrial history.

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July 19, 2018

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Mecanoo’s Performance Arts Centre in Taiwan Raises the Roof

Mecanoo’s Performance Arts Centre in Taiwan Raises the Roof

Poised to open in October, the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) has a sinuous roof-scape embedded with open-air spaces for taking in concerts.

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July 18, 2018

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Amazon’s Spheres Blend Conservatories with Urban Office Space

Amazon’s Spheres Blend Conservatories with Urban Office Space

Are Amazon’s Spheres biodomes, designed by international firm NBBJ in downtown Seattle, yet another step on the path toward simulated reality?

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July 18, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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Jeanne Gang Talks to Azure About Her First-Ever Toronto High-Rise

Jeanne Gang Talks to Azure About Her First-Ever Toronto High-Rise

The Chicago architect has been commissioned to design One Delisle, an icon near the central node of Yonge and St Clair – but will her proposed vision be thwarted by tall-building NIMYBism?

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July 16, 2018

Section: Architecture

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How COBE Turned a Copenhagen Grain Silo into a Residential Tower

How COBE Turned a Copenhagen Grain Silo into a Residential Tower

The Silo, industrial landmark in Copenhagen, is reborn as a residential tower in a mixed-use neighbourhood.

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July 16, 2018

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Wonder Inc. Designs a Bold Hamilton Shipping Container Home

Wonder Inc. Designs a Bold Hamilton Shipping Container Home

Wonder Inc. has created a bold shipping-container home – a residence for a family that may one day be extended to include refugees, new Canadians and friends from afar.

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July 12, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Red Planet Playground is a Joyous Intervention in a Shanghai Plaza

Red Planet Playground is a Joyous Intervention in a Shanghai Plaza

Shanghai’s 100architects animates a drab plaza with Red Planet playground, a vibrant landscape for kids. One of the latest interventions by 100architects of Shanghai has its users seeing red –…

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July 9, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Randy Bens Turns a Shipping Container into a Backyard Micro-Office

Randy Bens Turns a Shipping Container into a Backyard Micro-Office

New Westminster, B.C. architect Randy Bens transformed a shipping container into a backyard office that fits three employees. Since 2005, Randy Bens has run his residential architecture firm out of…

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July 3, 2018

Section: Architecture

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