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Let’s hear it for the bats

Let’s hear it for the bats

At Tifft Farm in Buffalo, a conservation site along Lake Erie, architect Joyce Hwang has installed a cluster of suspended pods that serve as a habitat for the often misunderstood critters.

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August 22, 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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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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This weekend: The fifth annual Jane Jacobs Walks

This weekend: The fifth annual Jane Jacobs Walks

In dedication to legendary urbanist Jane Jacobs, these walks – held on May 5 and 6 – offer an opportunity to check out dozens of neighbourhoods. Here are five Toronto tours that top our list.

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May 4, 2012

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This week: Top 5 Hot Docs

This week: Top 5 Hot Docs

From April 26 to May 6, Hot Docs in Toronto features a massive selection of films and documentaries that include glimpses into the lives of prolific artists and explorations of major urban centres. Here are five must-sees, including a doc about Ai Weiwei and another on Detroit.

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April 25, 2012

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On Now: Design With the Other 90%: Cities

On Now: Design With the Other 90%: Cities

From favela painting to incremental housing and micro-agriculture, Design With the Other 90%, which opens in New York tomorrow, shows how design can help bring about real social change.

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October 14, 2011

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Autodesk’s brilliant new land development tool

Autodesk’s brilliant new land development tool

The Infrastructure Modeler suite allows planners to use geographic data to quickly convey a project’s place in its context.

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October 14, 2011

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Ground Zero opens to the public Sept. 12

Ground Zero opens to the public Sept. 12

In time for the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the long-awaited memorial park at Ground Zero will open and offer visitors a first look at Reflecting Absence, two stunning waterfalls that trace the footprints of the Twin Towers.

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September 9, 2011

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Q&A: Toronto’s Department of Unusual Certainties

Q&A: Toronto’s Department of Unusual Certainties

One local research and design collective uses ideas, insights and data to push urban planning into the future. Azure chats with two of the three partners, Brendan Cormier and Christopher Pandolfi, to find out how they plan to save our city.

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August 30, 2011

Section: Curiosity

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