Portrait Sonore is a not-for-profit Montreal-based atelier of architects, artists, and musicians who have for the past decade been creating walking tour apps of major Canadian cities. This new Vancouver walking tour app is their latest collaboration with Vancouver local architect and Spacing contributor Sean Ruthen. Previous walking tour apps are available for Montreal, Quebec City and […]
Author: Brian Ambroziak (Princeton Architectural Press, 2005) Between sitting alongside Peter Eisenman, Charles Gwathmey, John Hejduk and Richard Meier as a part of the New York Five and pioneering the Postmodern Movement, it is fair to say that the late Michael Graves has made a significant mark on architectural history. Passing away of natural causes at the […]
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In the last few weeks, City officials made a preliminary announcement about a new “Railway Deck Park” for downtown Toronto. This much-needed initiative relative to a large public space in the downtown has garnered a lot of press; if you put your ear to the ground, you can hear the design, planning, and engineering consultants […]
Peter Dickinson was dying when he designed the Inn on the Park. From a bed in Mount Sinai hospital, his body weakened from cancer, Dickinson listened to Four Seasons co-founder Isadore Sharp explain his idea for a new flagship location at Leslie and Eglinton. Sharp’s sixteen acre site was directly opposite the west branch of […]
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Authors: Paul Lewis, Marc Tsurumaki, David J. Lewis (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Drawings and different types of visual representation are an important part of the architectural design profession. From using them to develop design ideas and communicate concepts, to documenting a completed work as well as being used by building contractors for construction purposes, drawings are utilized […]