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Cities of the future

The vital roles that cities play in the economic, social, and cultural lives of societies is the focus of Ourtopias, the DX National Design Conference, at…

Springing forward

Text and photos by David LaskerBombay Sapphire Designer Glass CompetitionMore than 175 entries poured into the sixth annual Bombay Sapphire Designer Glass…

Friendly takeover

Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. (MMPI) and Magnum Productions Inc. announce the acquisition of the cutting-edge, consumer-focused Design Vancouver (Interior…

From ROM to ROM

From May to September each year, the Royal Ontario Museum's ROMwalk program celebrates Toronto's unique architecture and rich history. Tour leaders from the…

Urban renewal

Not so long ago, architecture had a significant role to play in Canadian banking. Many community branch offices held pride of place on important street corners…

Herzog & de Meuron in Southampton

At the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, Studio as Muse explores the notion of the artist's studio - a theme central to the design concept for the new museum,…

A place for us

Founded in Toronto in 1974, the IBI Group is an urban development consulting practice with 1,400 employees around the world. Its Toronto headquarters comprises…

City dwellers

Solving space problems on a grand scale is an urban planner's predilection, so who plans for planners? During a recent tour of Urban Strategies' new Toronto…

Edmonton modern

The Art Gallery of Alberta presents Capital Modern: Edmonton Architecture and Urban Design 1940-1969. Like many cities across North America, Edmonton has a…

For the Fun of It

The January 2007 edition of Now! design vivre, which began as sort of a sideshow to Maison + Objet Paris in 2000, marks a significant evolution for the show…

A place for us

Founded in Toronto in 1974, the IBI Group is an urban development consulting practice with 1,400 employees around the world. Its Toronto headquarters comprises…

Design for good

This spring and summer, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is home to Design for the Other 90%. On view in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden, the exhibition…
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