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Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

First Nations people in Canada have long suffered from unacceptable housing conditions – and that needs to change, writes Caroline Monnet Artwork: Memories Unravelled, 2021,

Design

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The Clayton Community Centre in Surrey, British Columbia – designed by hcma – involved the local community and boasts ultra-low energy use Canadian architecture hcma

Architecture

‘For Indigenous communities, architecture is a symbol of colonisation’

First Nations people in Canada still suffer from unacceptable housing conditions – and that needs to change. How can architecture play a role in reconciliation?

Opinion

Design installations arrive on Toronto streets

Part of an annual design competition, the three installations in the city’s historic Distillery District respond to the theme of ‘refuge’ A series of sculptural,

Design

Montreal’s massive Biodome redesigned by KANVA

The redesign of the science museum in a former velodrome features an undulating ‘living skin’ shaping visitor experience Words by Francesca Perry Montreal-based architecture firm

Architecture

Virtual exhibition celebrates designers of Montreal

FICTIONS, an initiative from Collectif des Créateurs Canadiens (CCC), showcases the work of eight designers in an ‘atypical love letter’ to Montreal From Montreal, the

Design

Studio Paolo Ferrari designs cannabis shop full of bold shapes and colours

The Alchemy shop in downtown Toronto adopts a ‘David Lynchian aesthetic’ Studio Paolo Ferrari, a Toronto-based interior design practice, has completed the Alchemy cannabis shop

Design

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners reveal plans for The HUB in Toronto

Exoskeleton will support The HUB’s floating glass building. Photo: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners News plans by architects Rogers Stirk harbour + Partners reveal external

News

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 Ambitious plans to resurrect

News

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

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


Videos

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