2016 City of Dreams Pavilion Competition winner announced

January 16, 2016,AEDT

The jury has selected the winning design in the sixth annual City of Dreams Pavilion Competition: Hanger Barn by Folio (Youngsu Lee and Bosuk Hur). Pending approvals and fundraising, this temporary art structure will be assembled on Governors Island and open to the public for the summer 2016 season.

A Montreal library where landscape merges with architecture

January 5, 2016,AEDT

A place of openness and exchange To build a new library is to give to one’s community, to make a gesture of openness, of exchange, of culture and of urbanity. Situated in the multi-ethnic borough of Saint-Laurent on a busy urban boulevard, the library is one of a series of | Read More

The Power of Paths | Afshin Ashari & Ameneh Kadivar

December 26, 2015,AEDT

The goal of this project is to propose a replicable and site specified progressive rehabilitation design in order to enhance the integrity of the existing ecosystem of the ORM. Instead of dismissing the features created during the extraction process, these features will be used as landscape design tools to celebrate | Read More

A winter installation of 30 giant seesaws in Montreal

December 18, 2015,AEDT

Impulse, a winter installation comprising 30 giant seesaws that will transform the Place des Festivals into a vast illuminated playground, accompanied by a set of all-new video projections. The creation is the work of Toronto-based firm Lateral Office and Montreal-basedCS Design, in collaboration with EGP Group of Montreal. The consortium, chosen through an open competition for the sixth | Read More

Wilderness and Exodus: the Production of a National Landscape

December 13, 2015,AEDT

Since the 1950’s, the weekend drive 1-3 hours away from cities is a democratic automobile-driven North American custom involving the ritualistic exodus of urban populations from metropolitan centres to sacred landscapes, to worship natural monuments and recreate. This phenomenon is integral to the role that landscape plays in shaping Canadian | Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art breaks ground on a Museum Park

December 1, 2015,AEDT

The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh broke ground recently on a Museum Park expansion project designed by Civitas. The NCMA’s 164-acre Museum Park is one of the largest art parks in the country, and the groundbreaking marks the start of a long-term phased expansion plan that will | Read More

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