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Toronto’s Next Timber Tower Plan Is A Go

Toronto’s Next Timber Tower Plan Is A Go

… and Moriyama & Teshima / Acton Ostry Architects is the winning team. Their scheme beat out four internationally renowned firms angling to build The Arbour, a mass-timber tower on Toronto’s waterfront.

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April 10, 2018

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How MJMA Designed the UBC Aquatic Centre’s Universal Change Rooms

How MJMA Designed the UBC Aquatic Centre’s Universal Change Rooms

In developing universal change rooms at the UBC Aquatic Centre, Toronto architecture firm MJMA tackles the issues of privacy, safety and accessibility through design.

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April 10, 2018

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The Dolní Břežany Sports Hall Could Double as a Spaceship

The Dolní Břežany Sports Hall Could Double as a Spaceship

The Dolní Břežany Sports Hall, designed by Sporadical in Prague West, clads an ellipsoid dome in aluminum scales – and it looks downright extraterrestrial.

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March 8, 2018

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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

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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

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CHUM Superhospital Opens in Montreal

CHUM Superhospital Opens in Montreal

The first phase of the CHUM superhospital opened its doors in Montreal this weekend. CannonDesign and NEUF Architect(e)s led the design, which to date has involved over 500 architects.

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September 17, 2017

Section: Interiors

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In Strasbourg, a School That Stacks Up

In Strasbourg, a School That Stacks Up

French firm Atelier Zündel Cristea employs its trademark minimalism to deliver an educational institute that’s far from simple.

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September 1, 2017

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KAAN Architecten Modernizes a Historic Dutch Government Building

KAAN Architecten Modernizes a Historic Dutch Government Building

Rotterdam-based firm KAAN Architecten uses a delicate touch to rejuvenate a 100-year-old government building in The Hague.

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May 12, 2017

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How Architects Are Designing Gender-Neutral Washrooms

How Architects Are Designing Gender-Neutral Washrooms

Gender neutrality is a controversial topic these days. So, how are designers navigating public washrooms with inclusivity in mind?

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April 6, 2017

Section: Design

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Palestinian Museum Echoes the Landscape and Speaks to the Past

Palestinian Museum Echoes the Landscape and Speaks to the Past

Perched atop a hill in the West Bank and surrounded by gardens, the recently opened Palestinian Museum by Heneghan Peng Architects evokes the area’s agricultural traditions.

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December 9, 2016

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