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Posts tagged 'Canada'

‘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

Comment

The SAAL Process: Housing in Portugal 1974-1976

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

Review

Architecture in Uniform

(image: Bill Hedrich, CCA Collection, Gift of Federico Bucci) What did architects do in the war and what did the war do for architects? An

Review

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment


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

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality