“Buildings” Best Match
Reusing Industrial Buildings in an Urban Core
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industrial buildings. What about more modern forms of industrial architecture- such as the mid-century buildings in Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighbourhood (shown in the pictures above, courtesy of the Vancouver Archives)?...
New York City Architecture: As Diverse as the City Itself
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...the city’s setback style buildings. The Chrysler Building: One of many New York City buildings with setback-style architecture The setback style of the early 20th century eventually evolved to become...
Space Technology for Safer Buildings
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NASA scientists aimed to create more stable spaceships, but inadvertently found a way to make buildings safer during earthquakes. In an example of the hummingbird effect, interstellar innovation presents an...
3D Printing Construction: Myths and Reality
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...is likely that 3D printed buildings may follow a similar path to Edison’s houses. While it is unlikely that printing entire buildings complete with finishes on site will ever become...
Exponential Efficiency: From Green Buildings to Green Cities
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Green building awareness, construction and data collection efforts have led to impressive data-driven opportunities to reduce resource consumption in buildings. However the voluntary approach, focusing on (mainly new and high...
Championing Buildings Fit for Wellbeing
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...a greater emphasis on physical place design and the way in which they are operated. It is well known that buildings and the way they function can influence our health...
Two IBI Group projects named best Toronto buildings of 2014
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...Streets, was designed by Daniel Libeskind. The distinctive residential tower rises 57 storeys and is home to 600 suites. “To have two of our buildings share first place in this...
London Architecture: Dynamic, Historic, Diverse
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Architecture is communication with the past; memories of London’s previous lives are etched in its buildings and masterplan. The mysterious depths of London’s landscape are a consequence of centuries of...
More than Buildings, can Architects Design Relationships?
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When we think what architects do, relationship building is rarely at the top of the list. But according Jeanne Gang, founding principle of Studio Gang Architects, its a...
Tomorrow’s Accidental Urban Designers
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...example, only when mechanical engineer, Elisha Otis made elevators safe could buildings become tall and the modern form of high rise cities evolve. George Stephenson’s railways had huge physical influence:...