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ADHOC Finds the “Missing Middle” in Montreal

ADHOC Finds the “Missing Middle” in Montreal

In the heart of Montreal, the 17-unit building Le Jardinier introduces gentle density – and a surprisingly vibrant green space – to the city’s evolving urban context.

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5 days ago

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Modern Portuguese Architecture: 10 Firms to Know

Modern Portuguese Architecture: 10 Firms to Know

The Portuguese design and architecture scene is blooming, and firms like CVDB, Menos é Mais and Aurora represent the current directions.

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7 days ago

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Heatherwick’s Vessel… and 5 More Memorable Staircases

Heatherwick’s Vessel… and 5 More Memorable Staircases

Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel, an awe-inspiring architectural sculpture that looms over a newly revamped Hudson Yards, has just opened in New York. The towering tangle of intersecting staircases inspired us to round up a few of the most memorable staircases we’ve seen lately. 

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11 days ago

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This Compact Home Holds the Key to Densifying an Australian Suburb

This Compact Home Holds the Key to Densifying an Australian Suburb

On a suburban lot in Western Australia, architect Kate FitzGerald and her firm, Whispering Smith, craft a lean, design-forward house – with room for one or two more.

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20 days ago

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A Bright Red, Dramatically Peak-Roofed Home in Portugal

A Bright Red, Dramatically Peak-Roofed Home in Portugal

The attention-grabbing hue of this rural Portuguese getaway by architect Luís Rebelo de Andrade is just one aspect of its uniqueness. It also took just three months to erect, has flexible interiors and is eminently self-sufficient.

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27 days ago

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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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29 days ago

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A UFO-Shaped Condo Building Alights on Winnipeg’s Skyline

A UFO-Shaped Condo Building Alights on Winnipeg’s Skyline

Consisting of 40 prefab wedge-shaped units (not to mention Winnipeg’s coolest Airbnb suite), a uniquely circular condo building by 5468796 Architecture has become an unlikely icon on the Prairie city’s skyline.

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29 days ago

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i29 Designs a Tiny Holiday Home in the Netherlands

i29 Designs a Tiny Holiday Home in the Netherlands

For this tiny holiday home in the Netherlands, i29 Interior Architects divided the basic functions of a house between four black, block-shaped volumes to create an uncomplicated retreat where the client’s family can get away from it all.

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February 21, 2019

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In Nova Scotia, Omar Gandhi Designs a Stunning Home to Withstand the Weather

In Nova Scotia, Omar Gandhi Designs a Stunning Home to Withstand the Weather

Architect Omar Gandhi’s oceanside residence for weather-conscious clients in Nova Scotia is as secure as it is sublime.

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February 11, 2019

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Film: A Day in the Life of a Modern Portuguese House

Film: A Day in the Life of a Modern Portuguese House

The evocative short film “Somewhere in Afife” depicts the last day of summer, as experienced by a house designed by Guilherme Machado Vaz in northern Portugal. 

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February 9, 2019

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