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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. Karno.in.ua 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

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Hirsuta’s Rawhide brings prairie style to Los Angeles

Hirsuta’s Rawhide brings prairie style to Los Angeles

A 1:1 model of an unusual Utah residence’s roof dominates the SCI-Arc Gallery space.

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August 26, 2011

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What’s On: ExhibitIKEA in Toronto

What’s On: ExhibitIKEA in Toronto

At the opening of an installation where the brand’s ubiquitous Swedish furnishings have been recast by four Toronto designers, visitors stood wide-eyed with jaws dropped asking “Is this really Ikea?”

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August 18, 2011

Section: Interiors

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What’s On: Lego Architecture – Towering Ambition

What’s On: Lego Architecture – Towering Ambition

The National Building Museum shows off 15 astounding models of the world’s most iconic structures.

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August 9, 2011

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Karno.in.ua Reads: Exactitudes

Karno.in.ua Reads: Exactitudes

Containing hundreds of portraits shot on city streets around the world, this book raises some interesting questions about style.

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August 5, 2011

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High Art

High Art

Artist Lyla Rye’s Swing Stage, a giant platform suspended inside an industrial building-turned-gallery, pays tribute to the power and strength of trusses and nodes – the hardiest and most basic form of structural design.

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August 2, 2011

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Bruce Mau’s The Bureau of Doing Something About It

Bruce Mau’s The Bureau of Doing Something About It

This weekend is the last chance to check out Bruce Mau Design’s The Bureau of Doing Something About It, an interactive exhibit that sees the BMD team create solutions on site for more than 1,000 complaints submitted by Torontonians.

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July 29, 2011

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On Now: Junya Ishigami’s Architecture as Air

On Now: Junya Ishigami’s Architecture as Air

In Junya Ishigami’s fittingly named installation Architecture as Air, the main structure appears to float effortlessly. Now open at the Barbican Art Gallery in London, the exhibition explores and redefines the aesthetics of minimalism.

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July 8, 2011

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Brooks + Scarpa revamp Frank Gehry’s parking garage

Brooks + Scarpa revamp Frank Gehry’s parking garage

With a frame by Frank Gehry and a new and striking skin by Brooks + Scarpa, the Santa Monica Municipal Parking Garage represents an awe-inspiring eco-renovation.

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July 5, 2011

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stARTT’s winning summer installation opens at MAXXI

stARTT’s winning summer installation opens at MAXXI

For the first time in its 12-year history, MoMA PS1’s Young Architect Program has gone beyond New York, collaborating with MAXXI in Rome to host a summer installation by Roman architecture firm stARTT.

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July 4, 2011

Section: Architecture

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