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Reusing Industrial Buildings in an Urban Core

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...Industrial buildings are often designed with a focus on their purpose rather than their aesthetics and while some are beautiful, they can also be unsightly. They often sit empty...


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...


New York City Architecture: As Diverse as the City Itself

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...York City has amassed one of the greatest collections of buildings in the world. The Big Apple’s fascination with architecture pre-dates its recognition by the U.S. Census Bureau as the...


3D Printing Construction: Myths and Reality

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...should result in very little waste material, as only the material put in place would be needed. One of the main limitations for 3D printing buildings is the required size...


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...


Two IBI Group projects named best Toronto buildings of 2014

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...Front 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...


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...


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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...For 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...


Affordable Housing for Cars or for People?

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...declared that there was no way the market would support such a reduction in units, arguing that a 0.7 parking space minimum would still be required, new buildings are now...

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