Beijing-based firm Buro Ole Scheeren proposes a new development for Vancouver that marries urban liveable space and public amenities — that could become an example to follow in Canadian architecture.

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All images courtesy of Buro Ole Scheeren.

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Architectural Firm Buro Ole Scheeren Stuns with Vancouver-Based Proposal

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Photos and words by Laura Komadina.

This series is about a small community of brightly coloured houses found in Grimsby, Ontario. This community has been around since the mid 19th century, and the area was originally used as a meeting place for a group of Methodists. Once the area got more populated, instead of the original tents the visitors used, they started to build cottages. The first ever cottage was built in 1875. Between the end of the 19th century leading until the middle of the 20th century, the cottages went through a series of events which turned the area into a mini amusement park and resort area at different times.

The majority of the cottages were destroyed throughout the second half of the 20th century, due to fires as well as the extension of the QEW. Around the 1940s people started to put up the remaining cottages up for…

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toronto, toronto

my peeps!

just want to share some photos of my city with y’all. all images are mine.

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Toronto skyline

 

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Hockey Hall of Fame (and the CN Tower in the background)

 

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Cocina Economica (Corktown)

 

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Cocina Economica (exterior)

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Brookfield Place

 

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Hearn Generating Station — Fun fact, Pacific Rim was filmed here

 

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Fairmont Royal York Hotel

 

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Neighborhood off of Danforth, in the East End

 

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Gooderham Building — Toronto’s flatiron building, and yes CN tower lurking in the background once again

 

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Dominion Public Building — built between 1926 and 1935

 

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And of course, the CN Tower deserves a photo of its own.

 

What city are you from? What buildings are you most proud of?

 

 

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As Canadians, we often take pride in being in tune with our natural surroundings. MTH Woodworks takes this one step further, bringing our Great Canadian Outdoors into our homes with their collection of furnishings.

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Vancouver’s MTH Woodworks Brings The Great Canadian Outdoors Inside

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This Stradbrook condominium may be a newcomer on a street full of old-timers, but its innovative design allows it to camouflage and stand out – all at the same time.

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All images courtesy of James Brittain.

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Winnipeg’s Stradbrook Condominiums By 5468796 Architecture

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Canadian Design, my bum

SORRY, something had to be said. But good job, Ari.

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