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BIG marks progress on Habitat 67-inspired KING Toronto development

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The scheme is being developed at over 600,000 square feet alongside Diamond Schmitt Architects for clients Westbank Corp and Allied Properties. This is the firm’s third project for Westbank, following the new Vancouver House and Telus Sky development in Calgary.

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Stefano Boeri Architetti Wins Competition for Green Neighborhood Development in Bratislava, Slovakia

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Stefano Boeri Architetti’s master plan proposal, titled “Urban Oasis,” has been appreciated by the jury for integrating familiar typologies, creating a “European matrix” of medium-density developments organized around accessible public spaces. Read more »

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Princeton University researchers develop tougher cement inspired by shells

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Engineers at Princeton University have developed a new cement composite, inspired by the material found within certain shells, that is 17 times more crack-resistant than standard cement and 19 times more able to stretch and deform without breaking.

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Studio Libeskind's refreshing social housing development debuts at the Sumner Houses in Brooklyn

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Studio Libeskind has inaugurated its new social housing development in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, called The Atrium at Sumner, after a three-year, $132 million construction. The 11-story, 132,418-square-foot development yields 190 total units, with an 8,309-square-foot community space located on the ground floor along Marcus Garvey Boulevard.

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Sustainable Architecture: Design Green with the Client in Mind

Speaker: Pedro Clarke – Principal Architect at A+ Architecture, In Loco Program Director

There are a variety of approaches you can use to develop this collaborative sustainable culture. While these are legitimate concerns, it is our responsibility as architects to listen and foster a collaborative culture that answers client issues while also reducing our carbon footprint. Join this webinar to learn how!

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Shipping containers rise to form Lorcan O’Herlihy's new supportive housing development for South LA

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Image: Eric Staudenmaier The Isla was developed on a triangular lot adjacent to the 110 and 105 freeways in South LA and resolved the rather dif.

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Zaha Hadid Architects designs superyacht marina and casino development in the Bahamas

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Slated for the Bahamian South Abaco island, the project will also feature a casino and nightclub from ZHA as part of the development’s "social epicenter," according to a press release from client Habacoa. It will be anchored by the 25,000-square-foot yacht club space, which the firm says is designed to evoke waves and tidal currents.