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Reinventing Palm Beach Style

Palm Beach, United States

Les Ensembliers

Montreal, Canada, 2014-08-29 -

With its subtle play on contrasts, connections, and harmonies, the interior design of a Florida villa by Les Ensembliers reinvents Palm Beach style.


“We worked closely with our client to achieve this result,” explains Richard Ouellette, designer and founding partner of Les Ensembliers. “She has developed a sharp eye for updating classic designs and turning yesterday’s elegance into a contemporary essential... (continued)

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Announcing 2014 Architecture and the City Festival

San Francisco, United States

American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter (AIA SF)

September 1 - 30

San Francisco, United States, 2014-08-29 - The American Institute of Architects, San Francisco chapter (AIA San Francisco) and the Center for Architecture + Design announce the 11th annual Architecture and the City festival, the nation's largest architectural festival of its kind. Taking place in San Francisco every September, the monthlong celebration features behind the scenes and walking tours, films, exhibitions, lectures and more, providing... (continued)
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Announcing the shortlist for the LEAF Awards, 10th October 2014

Düsseldorf, Germany

LEAF International

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014-08-26 -

LEAF International would like to publicly thank our 2014 judges for their input in choosing this year’s LEAF Awards shortlist. The standard was exceptional and we would like to congratulate all those who entered. 

On behalf of LEAF International, the official LEAF Judging panel is delighted to announce its 2014 shortlist of entries. All the projects ... (continued)

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Brussels Design September & Commerce Design Brussels

Brussels, Belgium

Brussels Design September

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Saint Roch-de-l’Achigan City Hall

Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan, Quebec, Canada

Affleck de la Riva architects

Montreal, Canada, 2014-08-25 -

Saint Roch de l’Achigan is a small farming community eighty kilometres north of Montreal.  The community’s historic convent, built in 1881, is a landmark visible at great distances across the surrounding countryside.  Located in the village center, the old convent is a building of important heritage value, a symbol of community and a source of pride for Saint Roch residents. 


The recycling of this histori... (continued)

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Toronto's Yonge Street To Become More Pedestrian-Friendly

Toronto, Canada

NXT City Prize

Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat announces winner of the 2014 NXT City Prize

Toronto, Canada, 2014-08-20 -

The inaugural NXT City Prize has selected the winning idea for visionary public space improvements in Toronto. The finalists were announced August 14 at NXT City Night, an outdoor awards ceremony hosted by prize founder and local urban strategy studio Distl.

Over 500 people attended the event, which transformed a downtown parking lot into a vibrant public space. Modular seating and tables, lush ... (continued)