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Meet The Bentway, a Cathedral-like Park Under a Toronto Expressway

Meet The Bentway, a Cathedral-like Park Under a Toronto Expressway

One of Toronto’s most novel urban renewal projects, The Bentway, has finally opened with its first recreational project: a figure-eight skating trail underneath the Gardiner Expressway.

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January 16, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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Yves Poitras Wants to Build Vibrant, Efficient and Better Cities

Yves Poitras Wants to Build Vibrant, Efficient and Better Cities

The University of Calgary’s Environmental Design Faculty inspired Prix de Rome winner Yves Poitras’ interest in big-city strategies.

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January 15, 2018

Section: Design

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Art and Architecture Connect for TO DO’s Deborah Wang

Art and Architecture Connect for TO DO’s Deborah Wang

Deborah Wang, co-founder and artistic director of TO DO, Toronto’s largest offsite design event, says its her degrees in art and architecture that have fuelled her expansive interest in all aspects of design, from creating work to curating it.

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January 12, 2018

Section: Design

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How Toronto’s DesignAgency Became a Global Force in Interior Design

How Toronto’s DesignAgency Became a Global Force in Interior Design

How a longtime friendship turned into DesignAgency, the go-to interior firm for hotels and restaurants seeking ready-made character and warmth.

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January 4, 2018

Section: Interiors

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Toronto’s Tiny Headfoneshop Has One Beautiful Architectural Feature

Toronto’s Tiny Headfoneshop Has One Beautiful Architectural Feature

Headfoneshop, an audiophile hangout designed by Batay-Csorba Architects, has an eye-grabbing display that ripples up the store’s walls.

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December 21, 2017

Section: Interiors

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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

Section: Architecture

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At Toronto’s General Assembly, Pizza is the Star of the Show

At Toronto’s General Assembly, Pizza is the Star of the Show

The entire eatery’s a stage in General Assembly’s streamlined open kitchen and chic communal dining room.

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December 6, 2017

Section: Interiors

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Like Toronto’s King Street Pilot Project, These Cities Put Transit First

Like Toronto’s King Street Pilot Project, These Cities Put Transit First

The King Street Pilot Project wants to make it easier and faster to traverse Toronto’s downtown core. Here are other popular – and not-so-popular – traffic plans that make transit a priority.

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December 4, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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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

Section: Architecture

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A Montreal Townhouse Renovation Inspired by a Jewelry Box

A Montreal Townhouse Renovation Inspired by a Jewelry Box

Black Box II is the contemporary renovation of a traditional Montreal townhouse – and it was inspired by an unfolding jewel box.

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November 24, 2017

Section: Interiors

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