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Populous Creates a Distinctly Urban Home for English Football’s Spurs

Populous Creates a Distinctly Urban Home for English Football’s Spurs

London’s Tottenham Hotspur Football Club settles into an engaging new stadium that makes the crowd and the community an integral part of the spectacle.

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11 days ago

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Can BIG’s Oceanix City Turn the Tide on Rising Sea Levels?

Can BIG’s Oceanix City Turn the Tide on Rising Sea Levels?

As rising oceans threaten the world’s coastal populations, Bjarke Ingels Group dreams up a model for self-sustaining floating cities.

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April 17, 2019

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Calgary’s Iconic New Library Inspires Sense of Wonder

Calgary’s Iconic New Library Inspires Sense of Wonder

Calgary’s dazzling new urban hub reaffirms the worth of the modern Library. In the age of search engines and smartphones, what do we need libraries for? According to architect Craig Dykers…

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April 2, 2019

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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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March 21, 2019

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Smart City Prototypes Debut at Sidewalk Toronto’s 307

Smart City Prototypes Debut at Sidewalk Toronto’s 307

On a small corner of Toronto’s eastern waterfront, Sidewalk Labs presents its latest innovations as criticism of the “smart city” project mounts.

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March 6, 2019

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Why Zoning is Key to Combatting Climate Change

Why Zoning is Key to Combatting Climate Change

To more effectively combat climate change, it is past time that we rethink zoning – a pervasive regulatory instrument that affects every aspect of the built environment in cities around the world. Janna Levitt and Drew Adams explain.

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February 19, 2019

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Shower to the People: From Big Rig to Public Washroom

Shower to the People: From Big Rig to Public Washroom

Public sanitation needs are challenging many cities. One solution – proposed by StudioAC for Toronto non-profit World Changers – may lie in converted big rigs.

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February 12, 2019

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An Outdoor “Sofa” Animates a City Square in Uppsala, Sweden

An Outdoor “Sofa” Animates a City Square in Uppsala, Sweden

To transform an empty square in Uppsala, Sweden, into a lively people-magnet, White Arkitekter has developed a program with a sinuous 65-metre-long “sofa” as its spine.

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February 5, 2019

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1024 Architecture Illuminates Paris’s Underpasses

1024 Architecture Illuminates Paris’s Underpasses

The Paris firm 1024 Architecture has installed a pair of dynamic lighting installations – called Delta – to reclaim the dark underpasses of Boulevard Périphérique for pedestrians and cyclists. 

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January 15, 2019

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Heatherwick Studio Transforms Two Warehouses Into a Shopping District

Heatherwick Studio Transforms Two Warehouses Into a Shopping District

Coal Drop Yards, Heatherwick Studio’s contribution to the redevelopment of London’s King’s Cross neighbourhood, is topped with a sinuous “kissing” crown.

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November 7, 2018

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