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Drew Mandel Architects completes a multi-textural house in a Canadian forest

November 30, 2022 Kate Mazade 0

Drew Mandel Architects designed a house in n Milton, Canada with exteriors of metal, brick and wood that is centred around a walnut staircase. Situated within a forest on the Niagara Escarpment, the 6,780-square-foot (630-square metre) house was completed in 2022. Drew Mandel Architects – a Toronto-based studio – designed the home to embrace and

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Dezeen Debate features BIG’s “awkward” Canadian skyscraper

November 24, 2022 Saudatu Bah 0

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Debate newsletter features BIG’s Telus Sky Tower in Calgary, Alberta. Subscribe to Dezeen Debate now. Danish studio BIG has released photographs of its Telus Sky Tower, which was completed in 2020. The tower features a pixelated facade that twists diagonally from its base. The studio said the 60-storey tower

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Commenter thinks BIG’s Calgary skyscraper has “more a wine bottle than feminine shape”

November 23, 2022 Rebecca Grove 0

In this week’s comments update, readers are discussing Danish architecture studio BIG’s 222-metre-high Telus Sky Tower in Calgary and other top architecture and design stories. The studio revealed photos of the skyscraper, which was completed in 2020, showing its twisted design that was created to signify the shift between the office and residential programs of

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BIG unveils Calgary skyscraper “composed to form a feminine silhouette”

November 21, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

Danish architecture studio BIG has unveiled the 222-metre-high Telus Sky Tower in Calgary, Alberta, which has a pixelated facade that twists diagonally from its base and “stands like a lady in a cluster of cowboys”. The studio revealed photos of the skyscraper, which was completed in 2020, showing its twisted design that was created to signify

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Atelier Pierre Thibault completes Montreal townhouse around sculptural staircase

November 18, 2022 James Brillon 0

A sculptural staircase, a courtyard and a glass pavilion make up a Montreal home by Atelier Pierre Thibault that was designed using principles from the surrounding architecture. With a soft-hued brick and wood facade, the Resther Street Residence is located in Montreal’s Plateau Mont-Royal neighbourhood, a popular residential area known for its amenities and walkability.

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Dezeen Debate features BIG’s “unnatural” Vancouver House skyscraper in Canada

November 17, 2022 Saudatu Bah 0

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Debate newsletter features BIG’s twisted 155-meter-high skyscraper in Canada. Subscribe to Dezeen Debate now. Architecture studio BIG has revealed its Vancouver House skyscraper in Canada. Completed in 2020, the building’s “distinctive form” was informed by the Flatiron building in New York. The 52-storey skyscraper has a triangular plan that

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BIG unveils twisted skyscraper designed “in the tradition of Flatiron”

November 14, 2022 Tom Ravenscroft 0

Danish architecture studio BIG has unveiled the 155-meter-high Vancouver House skyscraper in Canada that twists upwards from a triangular base. Completed in 2020 but recently photographed, the building has a twisted form that derives from its wedge-shaped site alongside the ramps leading to Granville bridge in the city’s downtown. This distinctive form is designed to

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Stephanie Brown renovates Vancouver home to have “fewer formalised spaces”

November 12, 2022 Dan Howarth 0

Large family get-togethers are enjoyed in the open-concept living spaces at this house in Vancouver, which interior designer Stephanie Brown has overhauled with entertaining in mind. The home is situated in a quiet, upscale neighborhood in the Canadian city. Built in 1991, it originally featured a postmodern aesthetic, while subsequent renovations favoured the craftsmen style.

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Large fireplaces bookend Evangeline rooftop bar at Ace Hotel Toronto

October 29, 2022 Dan Howarth 0

The rooftop bar and lounge at the recently opened Ace Hotel Toronto, by local studio Shim-Sutcliffe Architects, continues the earthy tones and exposed concrete from the lobby. Named Evangeline, the 80-seat bar overlooks Toronto from the 14th floor of the new building by Shim-Sutcliffe Architects, with interiors by Atelier Ace – the hospitality group’s in-house

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