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Last Build Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:46:31 +0000

 



Calgary announces Urban Design Award winners

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:10:51 +0000

The 2017 Mayor’s Urban Design Award winners were announced on November 15th at the National Music Centre. Every two years, the City of Calgary acknowledges the important contributions of designers, architects and artists that help improve the quality of life

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Post-earthquake prototype home named WAF ‘Building of The Year’

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 17:17:13 +0000

The Post-earthquake reconstruction/demonstration project of Guangming Village has been declared the World Building of the Year 2017 this evening at the tenth annual World Architecture Festival, held in Berlin. The scheme was designed by The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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Substantive Edit

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:43:12 +0000

The inaugural EDIT festival imagines a perfect world—or at least a sustainable one.

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Toronto’s​ ​19th​ ​ ​Annual​ ​Canstruction​ ​launches​ ​call​ ​for​ ​entries

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:22:05 +0000

Canstruction Toronto invites teams of engineers, architects, and designers to take part in the 19th annual Canstruction at the Toronto Dominion Centre in Toronto. The 2018 event will kick off with an information session on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 6:00pm

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Lemay’s Pomerleau Office among American Architecture Prize winners

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:49:16 +0000

Among the many Canadian firms lauded at this year’s American Architecture Prize, Lemay, one of Quebec’s leading architecture, design and urban development firm, celebrated its third AAP award. The prestigious international award recognizes Lemay’s unique, user-driven design and stunning architectural

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Takahuru Tezuka: Around and Around

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:10:04 +0000

When Fuji Kindergarten in Tokyo was awarded the Moriyama RAIC International Prize in September, it marked an affirmation of the building’s innate ability to teach and inspire at both the local and international scale. The Kindergarten, designed by Tokyo-based Tezuka

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December deadline approaches for International Architecture Awards

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:34:02 +0000

Since 2004, The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, together with The European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and Metropolitan Arts Press, Ltd. have organized The International Architecture Awards as a way in which to honour the best,

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Diamond Schmitt’s Vaughan Metropolitan Centre wins urban design award

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:23:05 +0000

The first office tower to be completed in the emerging Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) has won the Award of Excellence at the Vaughan Urban Design Awards. The 15-storey KPMG Tower designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects anchors a new urban precinct

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Southern Exposure

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:56:26 +0000

In Minnesota, on-site and up close, we look at Michael Green Architecture's first mass-timber project in America.

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First winners announced for World Architecture Festival

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:07:36 +0000

World Architecture Festival, the world’s largest international architectural event, opened today in Berlin. The first day’s Awards category winners include a floating building on a mountain top, a hardwood ‘smile’ sculpture in London, a Turkish dairy factory and a Palestinian

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