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2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Commercial/Institutional Architecture Under 1,000 Square Metres

2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Commercial/Institutional Architecture Under 1,000 Square Metres

A nine-storey building housing nine turnkey restaurants – designed in Tokyo by Key Operations – earned a 2018 AZ Award of Merit in Architecture: Commercial/Institutional Under 1,000 Square Metres.

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June 29, 2018

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Unbuilt Buildings

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Unbuilt Buildings

Lemay’s renovation of Montreal’s Saint Joseph Oratory includes improvements to visitor facilities, a monumental new bell tower and a refurbished museum. Contemporary yet sensitive, the project was named the 2018 AZ Awards Winner for Unbuilt Buildings.

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June 29, 2018

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2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Temporary/Demonstration Architecture

2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Temporary/Demonstration Architecture

An immersive chandelier made from fuchsia flagging tape and a resplendent Montreal rainbow installation, two AZ Awards of Merit recipients in Temporary/Demonstration Architecture, prove that projects don’t need to be permanent to have a lasting impact.

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June 29, 2018

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Escape to the Contemporary Canadian Cottage

Escape to the Contemporary Canadian Cottage

Whether they’re resplendent second homes or a reaffirmation of the time-tested dockside experience, these contemporary Canadian cottages elevate a summer tradition.

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June 22, 2018

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Inside 307, Sidewalk Toronto’s Experimental Hub

Inside 307, Sidewalk Toronto’s Experimental Hub

Dynamic streets, outdoor comfort zones, tall timber buildings, digital electricity and more. We stepped inside Sidewalk Labs’ newly opened prototyping space to find out what the future of Toronto’s most anticipated (and not quite green-lit) development might look like.

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June 19, 2018

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Zaha Hadid Architects’ Morpheus Hotel in Macau

Zaha Hadid Architects’ Morpheus Hotel in Macau

Wow! The Morpheus Hotel in Macau’s City of Dreams is complete and jaw-dropping. It’s both a feat of engineering and a sign of one gaming mecca’s huge wealth.

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June 15, 2018

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Just What is Indigenous Architecture?

Just What is Indigenous Architecture?

Unceded, Canada’s contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale, is an exhibit that has no precedent – the coming together of first nations firms from across Turtle Island (a.k.a. North America) in an exploration of Indigenous architecture.

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June 8, 2018

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Highlights of the Arsenale at the 2018 Venice Biennale

Highlights of the Arsenale at the 2018 Venice Biennale

The 16th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale, curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, is called FREESPACE. Here are a few highlights from the Arsenale’s 50,000-square-metre exhibition space.

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June 5, 2018

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The Michael Green Acquisition and the Future of Tall Wood Buildings

The Michael Green Acquisition and the Future of Tall Wood Buildings

Vancouver’s Michael Green Architecture, a firm specializing in timber buildings, has been acquired by Silicon Valley startup Katerra. 

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June 1, 2018

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Three Creators Playing With Angular, Geometric Designs

Three Creators Playing With Angular, Geometric Designs

From wayfinding to haute couture, designers Rei Kawakubo, Tonalite and Dominique Coulon & associés are working all the angles with geometric designs.

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June 1, 2018

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