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The Best of EDIT, Toronto’s Future-Friendly Design Festival

The Best of EDIT, Toronto’s Future-Friendly Design Festival

EDIT, the Toronto design gathering that concluded on October 8, billed itself as the “Festival of the Future.” But it was impossible to separate it from the present.

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October 12, 2017

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Oxygen Park is a Green Lung in the Doha Desert

Oxygen Park is a Green Lung in the Doha Desert

As the capital of Qatar, Doha isn’t lacking in gorgeous architecture, and its global reputation for extreme building continues to grow with Oxygen Park.

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October 10, 2017

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Innovators Are Tackling Food Challenges with Design at EDIT

Innovators Are Tackling Food Challenges with Design at EDIT

Since pre-history, food scarcity has been a problem. And while technology has raised crop yields, we still have to confront the problem of distribution.

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October 2, 2017

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Inside the World’s Greenest Airport Terminal (Featuring Two Snøhetta Bars)

Inside the World’s Greenest Airport Terminal (Featuring Two Snøhetta Bars)

Not only is Nordic Office of Architecture’s new Oslo Airport terminal the greenest building of its kind, it also boasts two Snøhetta projects.

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June 9, 2017

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Grow Op in Toronto Shows Off Next-Level Landscape Art

Grow Op in Toronto Shows Off Next-Level Landscape Art

Just in time for Earth Day, nature-inspired installations bloom at the Gladstone Hotel’s Grow Op exhibition.

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April 20, 2017

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Designing (and Certifying) Healthy Buildings

Designing (and Certifying) Healthy Buildings

A new building standard focused on wellbeing is encouraging designers and architects to create healthier spaces for humans. At IIDEXCanada, Rick Fedrizzi, CEO of the International WELL Building Institute, shared the keys to a happier, more productive work environment.

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December 20, 2016

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2017 Design Trends: Talking to Andrew Dent

2017 Design Trends: Talking to Andrew Dent

Material Connexion’s vice-president of library and materials research is one of the leading experts in educating brands such as Ikea and Adidas on sustainable material alternatives. We wanted to know his thoughts on whether the world is ready to go green.

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December 6, 2016

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Say Hello to the Super Park: How Ambitious Green Spaces Transform Cities

Say Hello to the Super Park: How Ambitious Green Spaces Transform Cities

The role of parks has changed, from benign green spaces to heroic game-changers that improve our health, clean the air and beautify our streets. They might even save our shorelines from the brutal effects of climate change.

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September 26, 2016

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A Modular Cricket Farm

A Modular Cricket Farm

Non-profit architecture group Terreform ONE’s compact insect farm is designed for raising crickets as a sustainable protein source for humans.

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September 5, 2016

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2016 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership Award

2016 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership Award

The Central Energy Facility at Stanford University cuts campus greenhouse gas emissions by 68 per cent – and looks good while doing it.

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September 1, 2016

Section: Architecture

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