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Canada 150: The Integral Role of Indigenous Architects

Canada 150: The Integral Role of Indigenous Architects

A painful history of colonization long kept Indigenous people in Canada from creating their own buildings. Today, Indigenous architects are growing in number – and in influence.

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June 27, 2017

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Canada 150: 30 Canadian Interior Design Studios Making Their Mark

Canada 150: 30 Canadian Interior Design Studios Making Their Mark

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation, we highlight 30 design studios and architecture firms that are creating some of the best interior spaces in the country.

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June 26, 2017

Section: Interiors

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Shigeru Ban’s Vancouver Timber Tower Pays Tribute to Arthur Erickson

Shigeru Ban’s Vancouver Timber Tower Pays Tribute to Arthur Erickson

A 1978 building designed by Arthur Erickson has provided the inspiration for Shigeru Ban’s Vancouver timber tower, set to be the tallest in the world.

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June 2, 2017

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Buckminster Fuller’s Montreal Biosphere Still Resonates at 50

Buckminster Fuller’s Montreal Biosphere Still Resonates at 50

After 50 years, Buckminster Fuller’s Montreal Biosphere stands strong as the city’s most iconic structure.

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May 17, 2017

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Masterworks: Allied Works and Studio Bell

Masterworks: Allied Works and Studio Bell

Allied Works hit a cultural high note with Studio Bell, a wildly dramatic music centre in Calgary that channels the western city’s outlying hoodoos and frozen terrain.

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April 11, 2017

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Alain Carle Designs a Private Retreat with Stunning Views of the St. Lawrence River

Alain Carle Designs a Private Retreat with Stunning Views of the St. Lawrence River

La Charbonnière by Alain Carle, in Quebec resort village Cap-à-l’Aigle, opens up to the St. Lawrence River like a sculptural viewfinder.

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March 22, 2017

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A Corten-Clad Monument in the Prairies Reflects on Métis Life

A Corten-Clad Monument in the Prairies Reflects on Métis Life

The historic narrative of the Saskatchewan village of Batoche is a familiar one – appropriation of a thriving Métis settlement by the Canadian government. A new installation contemplates that past.

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January 17, 2017

Section: Architecture

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Dated Fourplex in Montreal Transformed Into Bold Dream Home

Dated Fourplex in Montreal Transformed Into Bold Dream Home

For a young couple in Montreal, a multi-dwelling structure becomes a dynamic single family home thanks to a striking intervention by local architecture firm Naturehumaine.

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November 15, 2016

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Jean Verville’s Golden Dance Floor in Montreal

Jean Verville’s Golden Dance Floor in Montreal

How architect Jean Verville turned Montreal’s Museum Avenue into a shimmering outdoor installation made for dancing.

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November 15, 2016

Section: Curiosity

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Quebec’s Quietly Stunning Musée National des Beaux-Arts

Quebec’s Quietly Stunning Musée National des Beaux-Arts

OMA New York lands in Quebec City with a stunning museum that is anything but starchitecture.

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October 24, 2016

Section: Architecture

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