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These Next-Level Canadian Tech Offices Think Outside the Cubicle

These Next-Level Canadian Tech Offices Think Outside the Cubicle

It’s no secret: north of the border, the tech industry is booming. Here is a glimpse at some of the most innovative – and flat-out fun – Canadian tech offices for Shopify, Article, Klipfolio, Sidewalk Labs and Slack.

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August 3, 2018

Section: Interiors

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A Nunavik Cultural Centre With an Iceberg-Inspired Facade

A Nunavik Cultural Centre With an Iceberg-Inspired Facade

Montreal’s Blouin Orzes architectes, a firm with an expanding portfolio of northern projects, delivers a Nunavik cultural centre with an eye-catching asymmetrical facade.

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July 27, 2018

Section: Architecture

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This Surreal Bjarke Ingels Orb May Be Heading to Burning Man

This Surreal Bjarke Ingels Orb May Be Heading to Burning Man

Bjarke Ingels wants to float The Orb, a metallic planet-like sphere, at Burning Man 2018. But can he raise enough money to bring the installation to the Playa?

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July 24, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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How Foster+Partners Elevated Apple Store Design

How Foster+Partners Elevated Apple Store Design

London-based architecture firm Foster+Partners has become Apple’s trusted architectural partner. And its eye-catching Apple Store designs include new retail models in Milan, Dubai, Istanbul and more.

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July 20, 2018

Section: Interiors

Utilitarian Products That Balance Beauty and Raw Functionality

Utilitarian Products That Balance Beauty and Raw Functionality

Excellent design often emerges from narrowing an object’s purpose, reducing it to its essential elements and obsessing over user experience. That’s why these five products, by String, Normann Copenhagen, Helinox and more, have caught our eye.

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July 17, 2018

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This Kiosk Brings Gelato to Non-Gelato Places

This Kiosk Brings Gelato to Non-Gelato Places

PopApp, a 2018 Compasso d’Oro winner designed by Ifi, is a tiny gelato stand that can be transported to places that are sorely lacking gelato stands.

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July 16, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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In Montreal, an NDG Reno Anchored by a Permeable Volume

In Montreal, an NDG Reno Anchored by a Permeable Volume

Bessborough House, an NDG reno designed by local architecture firm _naturehumaine, introduces an elegant volume that filters between public and private areas.

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July 13, 2018

Section: Interiors

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10 Proposals, Two Green Spaces: Exploring Toronto’s New Waterfront Parks

10 Proposals, Two Green Spaces: Exploring Toronto’s New Waterfront Parks

Earlier this year, a number of international and local architects were invited to design Toronto’s two new waterfront parks. From toboggan hills to modular green spaces, here’s what they proposed.

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July 10, 2018

Section: Architecture

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An Architect-Run Noodle Joint Inspired by Malaysian Textiles

An Architect-Run Noodle Joint Inspired by Malaysian Textiles

In Mean Noodles, Hong Kong interdisciplinary firm openUU has served up a restaurant that pairs its founders two loves – design and cuisine – in an engaging interior inspired by Malaysian Batik textile art.

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July 6, 2018

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These Outdoor Kitchens Make the Great Outdoors Even Greater

These Outdoor Kitchens Make the Great Outdoors Even Greater

Al fresco cooking is one of summer’s simple pleasures: at its most essential, all that’s required is an open flame, fresh ingredients and an empty belly. But that experience can be wholly elevated.

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July 5, 2018

Section: Design

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