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Siamak Hariri's TED Talk: How Do You Build a Sacred Space?

Siamak Hariri, Hariri Pontarini Architects, TED Talk, Bahá'í Temple
April 18, 2017 5:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
"The school of architecture that I studied at some 30 years ago happened to be across the street from the wonderful art gallery designed by the great architect Louis Kahn. I love the building, and ... read more

Explainer: Louvers as an Architectural Statement

Louver House, Miami, by Mast Capital
April 5, 2017 10:00 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
This week's 'Explainer' goes over the topic of louvers, a building element which dates all the way to the middle ages. Their use has proven to still be relevant and practical to the modern world, ... read more

Quadrangle-Designed Samsung Store to Open at Eaton Centre

Samsung Experience Store, CF Toronto Eaton Centre, Quadrangle Architects
April 3, 2017 3:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A new retailer set to open this Summer at Cadillac Fairview's Toronto Eaton Centre will have a major impact on the shopping centre's exterior facing Yonge-Dundas Square. Earlier ... read more

Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus Expands in Mississauga

Hazel McCallion Campus Expansion, Sheridan, Moriyama & Teshima, Montgomery Sisam
March 24, 2017 3:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Earlier today, a major new addition to Sheridan College’s Hazel McCallion Campus (HMC) officially opened at Duke of York Boulevard and Square One Drive in Mississauga. Designed by ... read more

Explainer: The Blue and Golden Bananas of Europe

The Blue Banana, image via Wikimedia Commons
March 22, 2017 9:58 am | by Alexander Vu | Comments
This week, our 'Explainer' goes global and delves into the terms the Blue and Golden Bananas of Europe. Similar to Canada's very own 'Golden Horseshoe', these terms identify areas of commonality ... read more