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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)

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Festival des Architectures Vives 2014 in Montpellier – La Grande Motte

Montpellier, France

Association Champ Libre - Festival des Architectures Vives (FAV)

Montpellier, France, 2014-08-20 -

Festival des Architectures Vives presentation

The Festival des Architectures Vives aims to raise public awareness of the wide range of architecture. It seeks not only to highlight the work of a young generation of architects, landscape architects and urban planners but also to make discover unexpected urban areas.


Through two urban courses, one in the historical heart of Montpellier’s town and a second in L... (continued)

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A complete day to celebrate design: 1st edition of Circuit Index-Design Montréal

Montreal, Canada


Montreal, Canada, 2014-08-19 -

Index-Design is proud to present an all-new event: Circuit Index-Design Montréal. The full day of activities will take place on Friday, September 19 in every part of the city. Aimed primarily at design-industry professionals, the event will feature presentations, information and networking opportunities. The idea is to celebrate design in a relaxed setting while acquiring knowledge that will be u... (continued)