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Six Crowd-funded Projects We’re Watching

Six Crowd-funded Projects We’re Watching

With the proliferation of crowd-funding platforms, creative thinkers can bring to fruition any kind of product, project or event. Our top picks from Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Projexity include a carbon fibre violin and a new technology for recycling industrial waste.

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May 30, 2013

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The Zaha Effect

The Zaha Effect

The Pritzker Prize laureate wins a competition to design Japan’s New National Stadium in Tokyo and puts her signature on another city.

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April 15, 2013

Section: Curiosity

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SHoP Breaks Ground on Africa’s Silicon Valley

SHoP Breaks Ground on Africa’s Silicon Valley

On the outskirts of Nairobi, the New York firm is beginning construction on the Konza Techno City, a state-of-the-art business and technology hub.

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February 5, 2013

Section: Architecture

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To the Lighthaus

To the Lighthaus

An eco-luxe residential project in Toronto, designed by STAMP Architecture, Cecconi Simone and Janet Rosenberg, incorporates Velux’s cutting-edge Modular Skylights.

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December 11, 2012

Section: Architecture

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gh3’s maze of a park opens in Mississauga

gh3’s maze of a park opens in Mississauga

One of Canada’s most renowned firms, gh3, has received a Merit of Excellence from the city of Mississauga for its Scholars’ Green Park, an outdoor plaza defined by walkways that crisscross in so many directions there is no need to wander off route.

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October 25, 2012

Section: Architecture

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Winning Visions

Winning Visions

Three proposals that have swept up awards for brilliantly injecting magic into the cityscape.

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October 23, 2012

Section: Design

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Toronto revamp, part two

Toronto revamp, part two

Oxford Properties has unveiled a $3-billion plan, designed by Foster + Partners, for a mixed-use development that would transform nearly 70 hectares of the city’s core.

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October 15, 2012

Section: Architecture

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Frank Gehry’s new vision takes over a Toronto theatre

Frank Gehry’s new vision takes over a Toronto theatre

Unveiled on September 29, the ambitious proposal calls for three 80-storey condominiums on the site of the Princess of Wales theatre, owned by impresario David Mirvish.

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October 1, 2012

Section: Architecture

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The Playful City

The Playful City

Can playgrounds make kids smarter? Yes, say the experts, and landscape architects everywhere are responding. Welcome to outdoor play’s new reality.

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September 24, 2012

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Let’s hear it for the bats

Let’s hear it for the bats

At Tifft Farm in Buffalo, a conservation site along Lake Erie, architect Joyce Hwang has installed a cluster of suspended pods that serve as a habitat for the often misunderstood critters.

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August 22, 2012

Section: Architecture

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