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Inside 307, Sidewalk Toronto’s Experimental Hub

Inside 307, Sidewalk Toronto’s Experimental Hub

Dynamic streets, outdoor comfort zones, tall timber buildings, digital electricity and more. We stepped inside Sidewalk Labs’ newly opened prototyping space to find out what the future of Toronto’s most anticipated (and not quite green-lit) development might look like.

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3 days ago

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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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15 days ago

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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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21 days ago

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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

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AZURE Talks: Winy Maas on What’s Next

AZURE Talks: Winy Maas on What’s Next

On June 23, the day after our AZ Awards 2018 Gala, Karno.in.ua will host a not-to-miss lecture by renowned Dutch architect Winy Maas.

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April 23, 2018

Section: Design

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Inside Will Alsop’s Quirky Pioneer Village Station in Toronto

Inside Will Alsop’s Quirky Pioneer Village Station in Toronto

Will Alsop lends his trademark quirk to an ambitious new subway line in Toronto with Finch West and Pioneer Village station.

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April 20, 2018

Section: Architecture

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This Abandoned Coal Mine is Now a Hub for Arts and Culture

This Abandoned Coal Mine is Now a Hub for Arts and Culture

In Oignies, France, the decade-long transformation of a coal mine is complete – and 9-9 Bis is a sprawling cultural complex that honours its heritage.

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April 13, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Toronto’s Next Timber Tower Plan Is A Go

Toronto’s Next Timber Tower Plan Is A Go

… and Moriyama & Teshima / Acton Ostry Architects is the winning team. Their scheme beat out four internationally renowned firms angling to build The Arbour, a mass-timber tower on Toronto’s waterfront.

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April 10, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Unpleasant Design: The Rise of the Silently Hostile City

Unpleasant Design: The Rise of the Silently Hostile City

Urbanists often discuss cities as places for connectivity, community and inclusivity. But urban design can also be used for social control – something architect Selena Savic calls unpleasant design.

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April 9, 2018

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Oslo Airport City Will Be an Energy-Positive Terminal to the Future

Oslo Airport City Will Be an Energy-Positive Terminal to the Future

Haptic Architects has unveiled its master plans for Oslo Airport City, which it hopes to turn into an energy-positive smart city.

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April 4, 2018

Section: Architecture

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