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Herzog & de Meuron’s Controversial Vision for the Vancouver Art Gallery

Herzog & de Meuron’s Controversial Vision for the Vancouver Art Gallery

The Swiss architecture firm imagines a restrained stack of timber-wrapped boxes in a city of glass towers – but not everyone is a fan.

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September 30, 2015

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10 Award-Winning Interiors in Toronto and Beyond

10 Award-Winning Interiors in Toronto and Beyond

With the top award going to Bortolotto for an optometry shop inspired by the shape of an eye, the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario has announced the 2015 ARIDO Awards. Here are 10 knockouts from the 21 winners.

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September 22, 2015

Section: Interiors

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Thomas Heatherwick’s Learning Hub in Singapore

Thomas Heatherwick’s Learning Hub in Singapore

The in-demand designer gives the Nanyang Technological University a hive-like student centre wrapped in ribbed concrete panels.

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September 21, 2015

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A Bookstore Transformed into a Campus Hub

A Bookstore Transformed into a Campus Hub

In Vancouver, British Columbia, Office of McFarlane Biggar have transformed a dreary concrete bookstore into an active student hub wrapped in luminous glass.

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September 14, 2015

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10 Treehouses Full of Imagination

10 Treehouses Full of Imagination

These treehouses big and small, whimsical and practical – and by firms including Perspective Design/Build, Narein Perera and Sharon Davis Design – make the most of the nature-loving, folly-like structure.

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August 21, 2015

Section: Curiosity

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RIBA’s New Offices Let in the Light

RIBA’s New Offices Let in the Light

Architecture firm Theis + Khan has fashioned a new workspace for the staff of the Royal Institute of British Architects inside two existing buildings connected by a vibrant social space, front and centre.

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July 16, 2015

Section: Interiors

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Everyone Loves Snøhetta

Everyone Loves Snøhetta

As Craig Dykers and Kjetil Traedal Thorsen inaugurate a new outpost in California, their in-demand studio has undoubtedly hit its stride with an impressive list of commissions, both newly built and underway. What makes it the firm of choice for projects of every scale?

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July 8, 2015

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A Halifax Library That Stacks Up

A Halifax Library That Stacks Up

The Halifax Central Library, designed by Copenhagen’s Schmidt Hammer Lassen, is a shimmering beacon for the digital age in a coastal city craving urban sophistication.

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June 23, 2015

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A Toronto Library That Speaks Volumes

A Toronto Library That Speaks Volumes

The Toronto Public Library’s 100th branch reads as a library of the future. With warm wood, open sightlines and soon-to-bloom green roofs, this joint project by LGA Architectural Partners and Philip H. Carter proves you can judge a book by its cover.

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June 18, 2015

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The Spectacular Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre

The Spectacular Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre

Designed by two of the world’s greatest architects – Fumihiko Maki of Japan and Charles Correa of Mumbai – the twin masterpieces are a spiritual, educational and architectural destination in Toronto’s north end.

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June 5, 2015

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