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10 Architecture Projects that Will Shape Toronto’s Future

10 Architecture Projects that Will Shape Toronto’s Future

Last week, Diller Scofidio + Renfro unveiled its renderings for the University of Toronto’s School of Cities. It’s the latest in a series of ambitious architecture projects by international firms that will change the face of the city. 

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27 days ago

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In Mexico, the Teopanzolco Cultural Center Connects Past and Present

In Mexico, the Teopanzolco Cultural Center Connects Past and Present

The Teopanzolco Cultural Center, by Mexican architect Isaac Broid and Productora, engages formally and culturally with its Aztec neighbour, giving new life to ancient ruins.

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February 18, 2019

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Herzog & de Meuron Update Vancouver Art Gallery Design

Herzog & de Meuron Update Vancouver Art Gallery Design

In new renderings for the institution’s future building, Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron and the Vancouver Art Gallery have unveiled a switch from wood to glass as a primary cladding material. A generous donation has also been made.

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January 30, 2019

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In Spain, a 17th-Century Hospital Becomes a Splendid Public Library

In Spain, a 17th-Century Hospital Becomes a Splendid Public Library

Using wood as an all-enveloping finish, Madrid firm Murado & Elvira Architects crafts a lovely public library inside of a 17th-century building.

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January 29, 2019

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Q&A with Marina Tabassum

Q&A with Marina Tabassum

Aga Khan Award-winning Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum, who delivers a talk this week at IDS Toronto, tells Azure about courtyard culture, empowering villagers through architecture and why she avoids real estate developers.

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January 14, 2019

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10 Buildings to Watch in 2019

10 Buildings to Watch in 2019

We’ve stared at their renderings for years. Now, these heavily anticipated buildings, from The Shed in New York City to Camp Adventure Tower in Denmark, are nearing completion. Here are 10 projects from around the world to watch in 2019.

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January 4, 2019

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Christchurch’s New Central Library is Practically Earthquake-Proof

Christchurch’s New Central Library is Practically Earthquake-Proof

Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s new central library in Christchurch, New Zealand, is a made-for-place masterpiece that is inspired by the local culture and landscape. It’s also built to stand up against earthquakes. 

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October 22, 2018

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WXY’s Claire Weisz on Why Architects Should Build to Inspire

WXY’s Claire Weisz on Why Architects Should Build to Inspire

Investing in connectivity ensures urban resiliency, says WXY’s Claire Weisz, whose repertoire includes cut-throughs, boardwalks and one spectacular salt shed.

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October 1, 2018

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In Copenhagen, OMA’s BLOX Building is Pierced by a Ring Road

In Copenhagen, OMA’s BLOX Building is Pierced by a Ring Road

OMA’s solution for navigating a labyrinthine building astride a busy thoroughfare? Staircases – and lots of them.

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September 24, 2018

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Retour à L’École: A Barcelona French School Gets a Contemporary Classmate

Retour à L’École: A Barcelona French School Gets a Contemporary Classmate

Spanish architecture firm b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos designs a modern addition to Lycée Français Maternelle.

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September 7, 2018

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