Archive for the 'Design and Architecture' Category

Yorkville: The Hot Spot for Summer Events

Jun 22, 2017 ♦

Things are heating up this summer with an incredible lineup of events and entertainment in Yorkville. The ROM, Canada’s largest museum, is playing host to one whale of an exhibit, “Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story”. Currently on display until September 4, 2017, this exhibition explores the story of the nine blue whales […]

A Few Incredible Suites Remain at Exhibit & 1 Yorkville

Jun 15, 2017 ♦

The responses to both Exhibit and 1 Yorkville have been incredible, leaving only a few remaining opportunities to purchase. Exhibit, which neighbours the Royal Ontario Museum has one remaining suite in Cube 4. 2386 sq.ft. two bedrooms and library penthouse from the one-of-a-kind collection of limited edition suites. This luxuriously crafted living space features dramatic wrap […]

Bazis: Building on Commitment

May 25, 2017 ♦

Bazis, the company behind some of the most striking buildings to punctuate Toronto’s skyline is built on a strong foundation of commitment. The four pillars of our commitment are competence, integrity, vision and responsibility. Bazis is committed to maintaining the highest standards of excellence in every facet of the commercial and residential real estate development […]

A Room with a Forever View

Mar 23, 2017 ♦

The hosts of a popular network talk show always close off by reminding the audience to take a moment and enjoy the view. Residents of Exhibit are fortunate to be able to take in unobstructed views that are forever protected. Exhibit offers panoramic views of Toronto’s city skyline. That view includes Canada’s largest museum, the […]

Top Design Destinations from Around the World

Sep 15, 2016 ♦

No matter where you are in the world, you’re able to find design inspiration. Each city has its own style, personality, and lifestyle. Whether you’re taking direct inspiration from the design you see around you, or you’re extrapolating the overall vibe you experience and translating it into design, the influence of a given location is […]

Some of the Best Public Art from Around the World

Sep 02, 2016 ♦

Visiting art galleries, whether local or international, is always an enriching experience. You’re exposed to creative works, new ways of thinking, and new experiences. However, some can find the gallery a stuffy atmosphere in which to open your mind to artistic exploration, not to mention the lines, crowds, and cost. For the times when you’d […]

The Best Architects to Follow on Instagram

Jul 21, 2016 ♦

Beautiful architecture and Instagram are two things that go hand in hand. We love scrolling through feeds that feature stunning buildings and amazing cityscapes. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite Instagrammers who also happen to be skilled architects, so you know that they already have a trained eye for this sort of thing. Be […]

5 Amazing Solar Panelled Buildings We Love

Jul 08, 2016 ♦

It’s no secret that we love sustainable buildings. We recently rounded up some of our favourites (which you can see over here!) but this time around we want to take a look at solar panels in particular. We’re so happy to see them growing in popularity and you need to check out these buildings that […]

5 Sustainable Buildings We Love Right Now

Jun 21, 2016 ♦

The world of sustainable building has come a long way! When it comes to the latest and greatest, there’s always new and interesting architecture popping up around the world. We’ve been ogling the Committee on the Environment’s top sustainable buildings for this year and we’ve picked out our favourites to share the love.

Historical Architecture: The Arc de Triomphe

May 05, 2016 ♦

When people travel to Paris, one of the first things they usually asked is, “did you see the Eiffel Tower?” and the answer is always yes. But, did they see the Arc de Triomphe? It is one of Paris’ most famous monuments, built in 1806, and took nearly 30 years to finish!