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Toronto revamp, part two

Toronto revamp, part two

Oxford Properties has unveiled a $3-billion plan, designed by Foster + Partners, for a mixed-use development that would transform nearly 70 hectares of the city’s core.

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October 15, 2012

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Five best bets for London Design Festival 2012

Five best bets for London Design Festival 2012

With hundreds of events and activities taking place throughout London, now until September 23, it might be wise to purchase a pair of these comfortable GPS shoes by London designer Dominic Wilcox. Here are five must-see exhibits worth the trek during LDF 2012.

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September 18, 2012

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Previewing Manhattan’s subterranean park

Previewing Manhattan’s subterranean park

A new exhibit conjures the Low Line, a plan to turn a massive and abandoned trolley terminal in the Lower East Side into an underground green space illuminated entirely by a solar canopy.

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September 13, 2012

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Porsche’s pavilion at Autostadt

Porsche’s pavilion at Autostadt

The auto company’s swooping structure, by HENN Architekten, stretches out over the lagoon at the Autostadt theme park in Wolfsburg, Germany.

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August 21, 2012

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Toronto’s newest urban park opens

Toronto’s newest urban park opens

It’s only 1.05 hectares in size, but Underpass Park in Toronto is making big waves for its innovative use of a patch of derelict land beneath one of the city’s elevated streets near the lakeshore.

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August 7, 2012

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World Architecture Festival announces shortlist

World Architecture Festival announces shortlist

Highlights from the 300 buildings vying for the title of World Building of the Year.

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July 30, 2012

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London 2012: Jubilee Gardens

London 2012: Jubilee Gardens

Rotterdam’s West 8 revitalizes the once-neglected gardens on London’s Southbank.

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July 23, 2012

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Transforming public space with art

Transforming public space with art

An exhibit of innovative landscape installations, by PLANT Architects, Vlan Paysages, Janet Rosenberg + Associates and more, shows how humour and colour can bring out a public space’s local history.

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July 18, 2012

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Institute Without Boundaries heads to the suburbs

Institute Without Boundaries heads to the suburbs

George Brown College’s interdisciplinary design program develops strategies for the town of Markham, Ontario, that seek to increase density and improve quality of life.

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June 8, 2012

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What’s On: Floriade’s modern greenhouses

What’s On: Floriade’s modern greenhouses

At the world’s premiere garden extravaganza, two new super-green buildings have sprouted up.

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May 25, 2012

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