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Dialog is Releasing a Guide to Measuring Community Well-being

Dialog is Releasing a Guide to Measuring Community Well-being

The Conference Board of Canada and Dialog are releasing a framework that measures how design impact community well-being. We spoke to principal Antonio Gomez-Palacio about what it means for design professionals.

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June 7, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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Antwerp’s Sneaker District Combines Nike, Neon and Nas

Antwerp’s Sneaker District Combines Nike, Neon and Nas

For Sneaker District’s Antwerp outpost, interior design firm Barde + vanVoltt created a space filled with custom displays, sneakers and a bold terrazzo counter reminiscent of Nike’s elephant print.

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June 5, 2018

Section: Interiors

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Hits, Misses and Poetry: The King Street Pilot Project’s New Installations

Hits, Misses and Poetry: The King Street Pilot Project’s New Installations

Installations, parklets and patios are coming to Toronto’s King Street Pilot Project. Warmer weather should bring more pedestrian activity, but can art further animate the corridor? We explore.

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June 1, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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The Michael Green Acquisition and the Future of Tall Wood Buildings

The Michael Green Acquisition and the Future of Tall Wood Buildings

Vancouver’s Michael Green Architecture, a firm specializing in timber buildings, has been acquired by Silicon Valley startup Katerra. 

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June 1, 2018

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Rooftop Bars That Prove Cocktails Taste Better in the Sky

Rooftop Bars That Prove Cocktails Taste Better in the Sky

Patios are great, but rooftop bars are even better – especially ones that provide unusual perspectives on their cities.

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May 29, 2018

Section: Interiors

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A Montreal Park With a Bold, Candy-Striped Promenade

A Montreal Park With a Bold, Candy-Striped Promenade

In Montreal, local landscape architecture firm Civiliti has designed Parc Guido-Nincheri, a public art-filled space defined by undulating red and white striped pathways.

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May 25, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Four Canadian Green Space Renewals That Will Transform Their Cities

Four Canadian Green Space Renewals That Will Transform Their Cities

Greenery is vital to the health of our cities – and our health, period. Here are four Canadian green space renewals that promise to inject nature into urban environments.

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May 18, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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A California Winery Inspired by Mid-Century Modern Design

A California Winery Inspired by Mid-Century Modern Design

Bestor Architecture designed a production site and tasting room for Ashes + Diamonds, a Napa Valley winery, that is lovingly indebted to mid-century modern design.

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May 17, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Get Lost in This Deliberately Disorienting Maze

Get Lost in This Deliberately Disorienting Maze

At New York’s Cadillac House, Visionaire, Rafael de Cárdenas and Sahra Motalebi use the language, objects and materials of interior design to create Amaze, a delightfully disorienting installation.

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May 11, 2018

Section: Interiors

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Norway’s New Museum of Forest Finn Culture

Norway’s New Museum of Forest Finn Culture

Architecture firm Lipinsky Lasovsky Johansson designed Finnskogens Hus, a shrine to Forest Finn culture that brings a museum into the woods – and woods into the museum.

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May 10, 2018

Section: Architecture

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