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10 Proposals, Two Green Spaces: Exploring Toronto’s New Waterfront Parks

10 Proposals, Two Green Spaces: Exploring Toronto’s New Waterfront Parks

Earlier this year, a number of international and local architects were invited to design Toronto’s two new waterfront parks. From toboggan hills to modular green spaces, here’s what they proposed.

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July 10, 2018

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2018 AZ Award of Merit: Ideas/Prototypes

2018 AZ Award of Merit: Ideas/Prototypes

Public Square, an FXCollaborative project, imagines an interlocking tile system that could reclaim space formerly occupied by vehicles – it earned a 2018 AZ Award of Merit in the Ideas/Prototypes category.

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June 29, 2018

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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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June 19, 2018

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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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June 7, 2018

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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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June 1, 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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

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