Architecture Archive

  • Flexibility of Flexsola design key to creating sustainable and environmentally-friendly housing Nicholas Varias is an innovator, plain and simple. The president of Flexsola International Development Corporation has a lengthy cutting-edge track record dating back to the 1980s. But the culmination of his ground-breaking design efforts […]

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    Flexibility of Flexsola design key to creating sustainable and environmentally-friendly housing Nicholas Varias is an innovator, plain and simple. The president of Flexsola International Development Corporation has a lengthy cutting-edge track record dating back to the 1980s. But the culmination of his ground-breaking design efforts […]

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  •   An architectural backstory at the heart of a glorious Kensington Market renovation This is a story behind the story about the metamorphosis of a century-old property in Toronto’s Kensington Market district. The project? The Kensington, 299/301 Augusta Avenue. The main player? Design/Build company Barbini […]

    Going the extra mile

      An architectural backstory at the heart of a glorious Kensington Market renovation This is a story behind the story about the metamorphosis of a century-old property in Toronto’s Kensington Market district. The project? The Kensington, 299/301 Augusta Avenue. The main player? Design/Build company Barbini […]

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  •   The first ever demountable and reusable Stadium in the World Spanish firm Fenwick Iribarren Architects (FIA), led by architects Mark Fenwick and Javier Iribarren, has won a public competition to design the Ras Abu Aboud Stadium for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. This is […]

    Spanish firm Fenwick Iribarren Architects unveils Qatar World Cup stadium made from shipping containers

      The first ever demountable and reusable Stadium in the World Spanish firm Fenwick Iribarren Architects (FIA), led by architects Mark Fenwick and Javier Iribarren, has won a public competition to design the Ras Abu Aboud Stadium for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. This is […]

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  •   Hybrid tower using Milessa Modules accommodates layers of vertical gardens Carlo Milessa isn’t one to rest on his laurels. In great detail, just a few short months ago, Milessa drew attention to his novel approach to architectural design – the Milessa Modules, a hexagonal […]

    Making deserts bloom

      Hybrid tower using Milessa Modules accommodates layers of vertical gardens Carlo Milessa isn’t one to rest on his laurels. In great detail, just a few short months ago, Milessa drew attention to his novel approach to architectural design – the Milessa Modules, a hexagonal […]

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  •   Recyling (and upcycling) debris helps historic, war-torn Mosul emerge from ruins On July 9, 2017, after nine months of fierce battle, the Iraqi army, backed by an international coalition, defeated the forces of the Islamic State that had occupied Mosul since the proclamation of […]

    THE 5 FARMING BRIDGES. Architect Vincent Callebaut proposes reconstruction model for Mosul using high-tech 3D-printing technology involving spider-like robots and drones.

      Recyling (and upcycling) debris helps historic, war-torn Mosul emerge from ruins On July 9, 2017, after nine months of fierce battle, the Iraqi army, backed by an international coalition, defeated the forces of the Islamic State that had occupied Mosul since the proclamation of […]

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  •     KAPSARC (King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia KAPSARC (King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre) is a non-profit institution for independent research into policies that contribute to the most effective use of energy to provide social wellbeing across the […]

    ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS

        KAPSARC (King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia KAPSARC (King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre) is a non-profit institution for independent research into policies that contribute to the most effective use of energy to provide social wellbeing across the […]

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  • World’s first fully functional 3D printed office building Located at the foot of Emirates Towers, the Office of the Future is the world’s first fully functional and permanently occupied ‘3D printed’ building. The 253 sqm building acts as the home for the Dubai Future Foundation […]

    KILLA DESIGN – Office of the Future

    World’s first fully functional 3D printed office building Located at the foot of Emirates Towers, the Office of the Future is the world’s first fully functional and permanently occupied ‘3D printed’ building. The 253 sqm building acts as the home for the Dubai Future Foundation […]

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  • Generating Resilient Urban Ecologies Paul Lukez Architecture’s innovative design reconnects and reuses fresh and marine water systems through restored fringing salt marshes, shellfish beds (including oyster reefs), tidal flats and pools, and eel-grass beds. Each of these natural habitats is integrated with human ones (e.g. […]

    PAUL LUKEZ ARCHITECTURE – The Hydroelectric Canal – Boston, MA

    Generating Resilient Urban Ecologies Paul Lukez Architecture’s innovative design reconnects and reuses fresh and marine water systems through restored fringing salt marshes, shellfish beds (including oyster reefs), tidal flats and pools, and eel-grass beds. Each of these natural habitats is integrated with human ones (e.g. […]

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  •   Co-owners at Wiltshire Homes Canada bring an approach that strikes a chord with millennials As builders go, Lamont Wiltshire and Odeen Eccleston stand out from the crowd in a number of ways. However, perhaps the most significant difference the co-owners of Wiltshire Homes Canada […]

    Youthful exuberance

      Co-owners at Wiltshire Homes Canada bring an approach that strikes a chord with millennials As builders go, Lamont Wiltshire and Odeen Eccleston stand out from the crowd in a number of ways. However, perhaps the most significant difference the co-owners of Wiltshire Homes Canada […]

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  • By Ken Greenberg The Bentway was named through a public competition. The “Bents” are the composite column-and-beam structures that frame the space under the Gardiner Expressway. The Bentway reveals the possibility of a new cultural landscape beneath Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway, celebrating its monumental presence by […]

    The Bentway: hidden in plain sight

    By Ken Greenberg The Bentway was named through a public competition. The “Bents” are the composite column-and-beam structures that frame the space under the Gardiner Expressway. The Bentway reveals the possibility of a new cultural landscape beneath Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway, celebrating its monumental presence by […]

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