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A Cooper Hewitt Exhibit Celebrating Our Obsession With Colour

A Cooper Hewitt Exhibit Celebrating Our Obsession With Colour

The Smithsonian’s design museum will debut Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color, a comprehensive exhibit about the continuing history of colour perception, this May.

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March 28, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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This Tiny Island in Copenhagen Harbour is the City’s Newest Public Space

This Tiny Island in Copenhagen Harbour is the City’s Newest Public Space

CPH-Ø1, a man-made island developed by Marshall Blecher and Fokstrot’s Magnus Maarbjerg, is an experimental public space that could eventually transform Copenhagen Harbour into a ‘parkipelago.’

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March 20, 2018

Section: Design

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This Giant Board Game Teaches Kids to Build Cities

This Giant Board Game Teaches Kids to Build Cities

Kids Build Cities, a game developed by Toronto architect Naama Blonder, wants to get kids in on the discussion about development, city planning and density. Yes, adults can play, too.

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March 14, 2018

Section: Design

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The 2018 Winter Stations Are Helping Toronto Embrace the Cold

The 2018 Winter Stations Are Helping Toronto Embrace the Cold

The Bentway and Icebreakers are encouraging Torontonians to get outside, but the 2018 Winter Stations are the city’s prime cold weather attraction.

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February 26, 2018

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The Edmonton Funicular Connects the City to its Backyard

The Edmonton Funicular Connects the City to its Backyard

The Edmonton Funicular, designed by Dialog, offers sweeping views of the North Saskatchewan River Valley – and connects the city with its nearby green spaces.

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February 22, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Four Impressive Details From Toronto’s TTC Spadina Extension

Four Impressive Details From Toronto’s TTC Spadina Extension

For all the controversy surrounding the TTC Spadina Extension, the new stations contain several stunning examples of art and architecture.

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February 2, 2018

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5 Things We Learned From Michael Ford, the Hip Hop Architect

5 Things We Learned From Michael Ford, the Hip Hop Architect

Michael Ford, the self-described Hip Hop Architect who recently spoke in Toronto at IDS, explains how beats and rhymes can help build a more diverse industry.

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January 26, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Malcolm John Rio’s Work Explores Race, Class and Design

Malcolm John Rio’s Work Explores Race, Class and Design

Focusing on issues such as race and class, RISD grad and MIT scholar Malcolm John Rio aims to make his mark on architecture from the lecture hall.

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January 17, 2018

Section: Design

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Meet The Bentway, a Cathedral-like Park Under a Toronto Expressway

Meet The Bentway, a Cathedral-like Park Under a Toronto Expressway

One of Toronto’s most novel urban renewal projects, The Bentway, has finally opened with its first recreational project: a figure-eight skating trail underneath the Gardiner Expressway.

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January 16, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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Yves Poitras Wants to Build Vibrant, Efficient and Better Cities

Yves Poitras Wants to Build Vibrant, Efficient and Better Cities

The University of Calgary’s Environmental Design Faculty inspired Prix de Rome winner Yves Poitras’ interest in big-city strategies.

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January 15, 2018

Section: Design

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