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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

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MAD Creates a Little Playhouse in Japan

MAD Creates a Little Playhouse in Japan

For his first project in Japan, Ma Yansong of MAD Architects has converted a two-storey house into a kindergarten, and the results are as playful as you might expect from an architect who loves to challenge the status quo.

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August 23, 2016

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2016 AZ Awards Winner: Social Good Award

2016 AZ Awards Winner: Social Good Award

The Walumba Elders Centre in Western Australia elegantly responds to the needs of Aboriginal seniors, and to the rugged surrounding landscape.

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August 22, 2016

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World Interior of the Year 2016: Our Top Picks from the Shortlist

World Interior of the Year 2016: Our Top Picks from the Shortlist

The shortlist for the World Interior of the Year 2016 was revealed by INSIDE last week. Themed as “Fluid Interiors,” this year’s instalment showcases 63 diverse and innovative projects from around the globe.

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July 25, 2016

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SOM Elevates U.S. Air Force Academy to New Heights

SOM Elevates U.S. Air Force Academy to New Heights

The Center for Character & Leadership Development is the new heart of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, giving the historic campus a new forum that’s loaded with symbolism.

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June 30, 2016

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Nursery School Design is Elevated in Buhl, France

Nursery School Design is Elevated in Buhl, France

In the centuries-old French village of Buhl, Dominique Coulon & Associés create a decidedly modern preschool.

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June 17, 2016

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Herzog & de Meuron Expand Vitra Design Museum with Schaudepot

Herzog & de Meuron Expand Vitra Design Museum with Schaudepot

The Swiss architecture firm’s second building for the German furniture design campus is a lesson in understatement.

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June 2, 2016

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Winners of the 2016 OAA Awards Announced

Winners of the 2016 OAA Awards Announced

On Friday night, 21 projects and practitioners were honoured at the 2016 OAA Awards ceremony in Toronto. Capping off the Ontario Association of Architects’ 2016 conference, the event celebrated previously announced winners, as well as three top award recipients kept under wraps until the big night.

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May 17, 2016

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Canada’s Starchitect Invasion

Canada’s Starchitect Invasion

With buildings planned or underway by such luminaries as Kengo Kuma, Ole Scheeren and 3XN, the country’s architectural landscape gets a jolt of international energy.

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May 10, 2016

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A Dramatic Dinosaur Museum by Teeple Architects

A Dramatic Dinosaur Museum by Teeple Architects

Hugging the earth like a giant reptile, the Philip J. Currie Museum in the remote prairies of Alberta is devoted to dinosaurs, inside and out.

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April 26, 2016

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