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A royal occasion - and Canadian-Danish design collaboration - for Klaus by Nienkämper and Randers+Radius

From Sept. 17 to 19,  2014, a business delegation was in Toronto, on the occasion of a visit by the Danish Crown Prince Couple. During this visit HRH the Crown Prince of Denmark visited the Klaus by Nienkämper store for a special...
Sep 19, 2014


Six firms around the world celebrated for design excellence by Shaw Contract Group

In its ninth year, the Shaw Contract Group Design is… Award program honours architecture and design firms that are changing the very idea of what design is. Six projects out of 356 entries from 25 countries were selected as winners....
Sep 16, 2014


UQAM exhibit tackles intelligent packaging

Say goodbye to packaging that is bulky, superfluous, non-recyclable, illegible, and unopenable. That is the ethos of PACKPLAY at the UQAM Centre de Design, which celebrates user-centred packaging. Organized by Sylvain Allard, professor at the...
Sep 6, 2014


Gow Hastings shortlisted for the prestigious 2014 SBID Awards

The Paul H. Cocker Architecture Gallery, Gow Hastings Architects's latest upgrade to Toronto’s Ryerson University’s Department of Architectural Science building, has been shortlisted into the Public Space category for the 2014...
Sep 2, 2014


A study in contrasts: P Blok Production Studio in Istanbul

Designed by Istanbul-based architectural studio IGLO Architects, P Blok Production Studio was a finalist for the 2013 Leaf Interior Design Awards, which recognize innovative architectural design that sets the benchmark for the...
Aug 19, 2014


Ruscio Studio redesigns Loto-Québec mall units: a (five-year) case study

Created in 1969, Loto-Québec is a government agency that develops and operates lotteries in Quebec. In early years, Loto-Québec kiosks surfaced in just about every mall across the province. Ranging from prime fashion centres, like...
Aug 14, 2014


A look at B.C.'s award-winning St. Mary's Hospital

St. Mary’s Hospital, designed by Farrow Partnership Architects in association with Perkins+Will, was twice honoured at the annual Design & Health International Academy Awards held in Toronto on July 12. Designed with the goal of being...
Aug 11, 2014


Going green in Turkey: the Garanti Bank Regional Headquarters, designed by Ozer+Tulgan Architects

Located in Kizilay, city centre of Ankara, Turkey, the Garanti Bank Regional Headquarters has been designed as an ecological green building.
Aug 7, 2014


IDSwest announces program and speakers

In celebration of 10 years as the premiere design event in the West, this year’s IDSwest featured projects and keynote speakers take design to a whole new level. “As IDSwest marks ten years of design on the West Coast, we’re...
Aug 1, 2014


New law school building by Diamond Schmitt (with associate architects Stantec) opens in Kamloops, B.C.

The first new law school in Canada in 30 years has opened its new home at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, B.C. The design by Diamond Schmitt Architects revitalizes an existing campus building known as the Old Main with an iconic...
Jul 24, 2014


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