Thursday, 02 June 2016 11:42

Lightspeed, Montreal

The gutted interior of a chateau-style station hotel has been given sharp, sculptural furnishings to become a suitable home for a software startup

Published in News
Thursday, 01 October 2015 00:00

Icon 149: Home

“Home” is a hard concept to pin down in design terms, but in our new issue – available now – we try to do just that, looking at Barbara Bestor’s Dutch woonerf in LA, modernist villages in Essex and the details that bring a house to life

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An exhibition at Montreal’s Canadian Centre for Architecture explores people-powered architecture movement in 1970s Portugal that overthrew a despotic regime

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Monday, 12 January 2015 16:52

Architecture in Uniform

What did architects do in the war and what did the war do for architects? An exhibition at the Maxxi Museum in Rome, first held in Montreal in 2011, examines these questions – here's Fatema Ahmed's original review

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 13:16

Aga Khan Museum, Toronto: Act of faith

Fumihiko Maki's Aga Khan Museum of Islamic Art and Charles Correa's Ismaili Centre are intended as places of "civic encounters" with other communities, yet are set in a formal garden miles from Toronto's other cultural institutions. Can Maki's beautiful fortress and its refined grounds lure visitors all the same?

Published in Features
Friday, 13 June 2014 12:51

Capside lamps by Loïc Bard

Inspired by his travels and childhood memories, the Montreal-based designer creates objects that encourage interaction and discovery

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Monday, 02 June 2014 01:00

Architecture in Uniform

What did architects do in the war and what did the war do for architects? An exhibition in Paris, first held in Montreal in 2011, examines these questions – here's Fatema Ahmed's original review

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Despite the excesses of his more recent work, the Israeli-Canadian architect retains something of his early idealism, says Lyra Kilston

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Tuesday, 09 August 2011 12:13

The Cube by 5468796 Architecture

5468796 Architecture’s award-winning silver Cube – a dynamic stage and canvas – has ruffled feathers in Winnipeg, Canada.

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Tuesday, 18 August 2009 12:50

Speed Limits

Canada's CCA marks the futurist centenary by taking a lingering look at the cult of speed.

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