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BIG Unveils New Renderings – and Interior Designs – for KING Toronto Condos

BIG Unveils New Renderings – and Interior Designs – for KING Toronto Condos

Bjarke Ingels and Westbank have unveiled new images of KING Toronto’s architecture, interiors and details – and introduced the city to a next-generation gesamtkunstwerk.

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5 days ago

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Can Toronto Benefit from a Chief Design Officer? Yes.

Can Toronto Benefit from a Chief Design Officer? Yes.

Pointing to the example set by cities like Seoul, London and Los Angeles, Alex Josephson and Nicola Spunt of Toronto architecture firm Partisans make a case for the appointment of a Chief Design Officer on the eve of Toronto’s mayoral election.

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7 days ago

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Fixing Social Housing (in Six Easy Lessons)

Fixing Social Housing (in Six Easy Lessons)

John Lorinc looks at what cities around the world are doing to make quality shelter more accessible to more people – and how to avoid past mistakes while they’re at it.

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8 days ago

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Building Permanence: Germany’s Attempt to Design Stable Refugee Housing

Building Permanence: Germany’s Attempt to Design Stable Refugee Housing

The key to integrating massive numbers of refugees, Germany has found, is stable housing that accommodates families of all sizes. But will the rest of the world – and Germany itself – take heed?

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15 days ago

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Artist Richard Woods and the Death of the Single-Family Home

Artist Richard Woods and the Death of the Single-Family Home

U.K. artist Richard Woods calculates the cost of gentrification, trashing the dream of the single-family home in the process.

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20 days ago

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WXY’s Claire Weisz on Why Architects Should Build to Inspire

WXY’s Claire Weisz on Why Architects Should Build to Inspire

Investing in connectivity ensures urban resiliency, says WXY’s Claire Weisz, whose repertoire includes cut-throughs, boardwalks and one spectacular salt shed.

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22 days ago

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10 Inspiring Events to Take In (So Far) This Fall

10 Inspiring Events to Take In (So Far) This Fall

As summer comes to an end and the school year begins, we present this list of inspiring talks, exhibits, fairs, films and happenings around the world to get your creative juices flowing this September (and into October).

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September 4, 2018

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IdeasCity is Coming to Toronto’s Bentway

IdeasCity is Coming to Toronto’s Bentway

The annual arts and urbanism festival by New York’s New Museum is making Toronto one of its international satellites with a day of talks and events at The Bentway on September 15.

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August 28, 2018

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Domino Park Turns a Former Sugar Factory into a Sweet Deal for Brooklynites

Domino Park Turns a Former Sugar Factory into a Sweet Deal for Brooklynites

The riverside green space by the makers of the High Line aims to connect New Yorkers to both their waterfront and industrial history.

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July 19, 2018

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Future World: Envisioning the Smart Community

Future World: Envisioning the Smart Community

The tools for smarter buildings and even entire cities are within our grasp. But will the results, and the smart community, be boons or busts?

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July 11, 2018

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