Sep 23 2022

OAA | Call for Entries: SHIFT 2023

  THE 2023 CHALLENGE: HEALTH AND ARCHITECTURE As the world strives to emerge from a global pandemic, and Canada reflects on its current approaches to long-term care and other health spaces, architecture’s impacts on human wellbeing—negative and positive—have taken centre stage. From considering indoor environmental effects on bodies and minds to designing truly inclusive, accessible […]

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Aug 31 2022

Toronto Public Library | Block by Block

About The Exhibit This exhibition is a collaboration between Toronto Ward Museum and Toronto Public Library to celebrate a program that has been documenting stories of civic life and place-making in four Toronto neighbourhoods since 2018. All of them have historically served as landing spots for newcomers. And all are now changing rapidly — with rising […]

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Jul 12 2022

DesignTO | Weaving the Light (Window Installation)

Explore the intersection of traditional, vanishing skills and hi-tech materials with the ‘Weaving the Light’ collection from D.A.R. Proyectos. The Peruvian-based design studio will be presenting a light installation, handwoven in a crochet technique from the Andes, integrating transparent plastic electroluminescent wire to shape a glowing textile object. By approaching the technology as a foundational […]

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Jul 12 2022

DesignTO | Putting Things Together Exhibition

Putting Things Together is an in-person exhibition, held from September 7 – 25, 2022. Ordering things, binding them, creating sets, assembling, or bringing things together and organizing them is a way of understanding them. In our visually literate world, we are adept at reading pictures and making sense of them. Narratives are created when pictures […]

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Jul 12 2022

OCAD University | Enclosure + Exclusion Exhibition by Susan Campbell

Susan Campbell’s exhibition, Enclosure + Exclusion: A Visual Treatise, considers how urban environments are manipulated and shaped. Campbell’s process of apprehending inscriptions and boundary marks found on site explores societal patterns of impermanence and exclusion perpetuated by technological developments in the production of space. The exhibition explores how urban frameworks engender a provisional landscape—one which, […]

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Jul 12 2022

Toronto Metropolitan DAS | Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Genius Loci

“Genius Loci”, refers to Oberlander’s skillful approach to design that results in timeless and extremely site-specific landscapes. In classical Roman literature, a genius loci was the protective spirit of a place. Oberlander, as a landscape architect, is the modern equivalent of this. Her designs advocate for less of an interruption and more of an amplification […]

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Jul 12 2022

UofT Daniels | Clinic Into the Future

Until March 29, 2023, a heartwarming, imagination-filled story unfolds, as Greg Ellwand documents the University of Toronto St. George vaccine clinic through his unique perspective as both a clinic staff member and artist-in-residence in 2021. From frontline administrative staff to pharmacists in the back room, Ellwand’s intimate portrayals of people, medical devices, and special moments […]

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Jul 12 2022

Piece by Piece, Inside the Renzo Piano Building Workshop

  This exhibition comprises 11 projects designed to reflect RPBWs’ working process. The selected works present the diversity in geography and time of the architectural production. Visitors experience a world-tour of sorts that provides impressions of the firms’ DNA, connecting vastly different projects by a design approach that driven by the specific context of each […]

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Jul 12 2022

De Pedra Photographs by Steven Evans

  Steven Evans is a Toronto-based photographer with 40 years of experience developing his craft. Both his fine art photography and his commercial work reveal a passion and deep understanding of the built and natural world, capturing a sense of place with compelling compositions and an ability to express the ephemeral qualities of light. His […]

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Jun 16 2022

Fifty50: fifty modernist churches, a 50mm lens

“As an architectural photographer, my creative practice is centred around making evocative images that go beyond a straight representation. ‘Fifty50’ investigates this notion through exploring modernist church architecture in Toronto. While modernism was undoubtedly international, and has enjoyed a recent surge of popularity, it can be argued that religious architecture exists on the periphery of […]

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