Toronto articles

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How a bean sprout farm became fertile ground for a Toronto restaurant-brewery

Toronto – The design of Avling Kitchen & Brewery by LAMAS reflects the hospitality client’s farm-centric ideals. 

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A sushi eatery in a Toronto mall doesn’t let its environment limit its design concept

Toronto – With Tora, Vancouver-based design studio Ste. Marie reveal that the stereotypes of in-mall hospitality can be overcome with a strong spatial concept.

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A youth project helped LGA Architects understand the value of privacy

Toronto – Eva’s Phoenix is transitional housing for at-risk and homeless youth that provides residents with a sense of ownership.

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With a single material, Dubbeldam pays homage to heritage and the power of Slack

TORONTO – Housed in a former textile and knitting factory, Slack’s new workspace finds the common thread between the building’s past and present.

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The glass full of Nota Bene

TORONTO – Inspired by the seasonal menu of Nota Bene, +tongtong captures the creative and transformative power of nature in its design.

Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium
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Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium

The versatility of this sheet material is what makes it an excellent way to kick-start the Mark A-to-Z, with five projects that incorporate aluminium into their design.

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At Toronto’s Leña, Argentinean hospitality makes Art Deco feel accessible

TORONTO – From chic cocktails to high-energy lunches to refined dining, four-floor Leña offers a mosaic of interiors to accompany Argentinean flavours and hospitality.

 

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An office interior by I-V invites Toronto to savour the flavour of Campari

TORONTO – Italian beverage company Gruppo Campari raised a glass of its crimson liqueur at the opening of the Campari Canada headquarters in Toronto. 

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Toronto-based DesignAgency offers hybrid hospitality

Whether a project is bound by budget or afloat on a desire for luxury, the space involved requires both consideration and curation, according to Toronto-based DesignAgency, [whose work ranges from …

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Tokyo Smoke Found's Alex Senna mural of kissing figures minds a Toronto gap

TORONTO – Steven Fong Architect fills the void between two warehouses with a shipping container for an urban scene akin to the powerline-ridden alleys of Tokyo.

The dynamic interior mural integrates various contrasting geometric shapes.
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SFC Bridge integrates public art for dynamic pedestrian infrastructure

TORONTO – A striking bridge in Canada offers an imaginative solution to pedestrian mobility through a fusion of art and architecture.

Photo Peter Andrew
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Benjamin Dillenburger x Michael Hansmeyer's ornate sandstone wall has 200 million surfaces

Pushing the limits of the human eye's perception, Swiss architect-cum-programmers Benjamin Dillenburger and Michael Hansmeyer joined forces with Design Exchange Toronto to 3D print a sandstone wall …