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Nature Concert Hall Pavilion is a Frame for Multimedia Performances

Nature Concert Hall Pavilion is a Frame for Multimedia Performances

The Nature Concert Hall Pavilion 2017, by Latvian architect Diszis Jaunzems, is an earth-inspired venue for ambient outdoor performances.

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August 1, 2017

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A New Exit for the Paris Catacombs by Yoonseux Architects

A New Exit for the Paris Catacombs by Yoonseux Architects

A new exit for the Paris Catacombs, designed by local firm Yoonseux Architects, uses a softly lit outdoor enclosure to ease the transition from the dark tunnels to the city streets.

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July 28, 2017

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Montreal Hosts an Olafur Eliasson Retrospective

Montreal Hosts an Olafur Eliasson Retrospective

Montreal’s Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal plays host to Olafur Eliasson’s first solo exhibition in Canada this summer.

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July 21, 2017

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A Concrete Cube Strikes a Modern Note in Switzerland’s Oldest City

A Concrete Cube Strikes a Modern Note in Switzerland’s Oldest City

A concrete-clad addition to the Bündner Kunstmuseum in Chur, Switzerland, brings a modern intervention to the historic city.

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July 18, 2017

Section: Architecture

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Canada 150: Canada’s Future Role in Architecture and Design

Canada 150: Canada’s Future Role in Architecture and Design

Instead of looking back, we’re looking forward, by asking architects from Snøhetta, 5468796 architecture, NADAAA and other firms what they think Canada’s role will be in the next 150 years.

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June 29, 2017

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Canada 150: The Integral Role of Indigenous Architects

Canada 150: The Integral Role of Indigenous Architects

A painful history of colonization long kept Indigenous people in Canada from creating their own buildings. Today, Indigenous architects are growing in number – and in influence.

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June 27, 2017

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Architectural Icons Steal the Show in The Weeknd’s “Secrets” Video

Architectural Icons Steal the Show in The Weeknd’s “Secrets” Video

The Weeknd’s latest video release has reached over 18 million hits, but the film’s biggest star isn’t Abel Tesfaye – it’s two of Toronto’s beloved but lesser-known building icons.

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June 20, 2017

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Revisiting Canada’s Most Hated Building

Revisiting Canada’s Most Hated Building

A decade after the Royal Ontario Museum’s Michael Lee-Chin Crystal opened to a chorus of boos, have feelings softened?

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June 2, 2017

Section: Architecture

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A Warship Is Reborn as an ‘Art Reef’ in the British Virgin Islands

A Warship Is Reborn as an ‘Art Reef’ in the British Virgin Islands

Seventy-five years after surviving Pearl Harbor, a US Navy ship has been repurposed as the BVI Art Reef, an underwater gallery where art and science meet.

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May 31, 2017

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Standout Museum Architecture from Around the World

Standout Museum Architecture from Around the World

In honour of International Museum Day, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite examples of museum architecture that have recently risen around the world.

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May 18, 2017

Section: Architecture

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