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As you know, RAIC delivers News Clips/Les manchettes direct to your inbox each Friday, briefing you on the latest industry news that impacts your practice. But we know you are busy and may have missed an important article or two. To that end, here's your monthly recap of the top five stories your peers accessed this month. For more articles, or to see what's trending now, visit the News Clips/Les manchettes news portal. To unsubscribe from this monthly recap, click here.
Comme vous le savez, l'IRAC envoie Les manchettes directement dans votre boîte de réception chaque vendredi, pour vous tenir au courant des derniers développements de l'industrie qui ont un impact sur votre pratique. Nous sommes toutefois conscients du fait que vous êtes occupés et que vous avez peut-être manqué un ou deux articles importants. C'est pourquoi vous trouverez ici un récapitulatif mensuel des cinq principaux articles que vos pairs ont consultés ce mois-ci. Pour consulter plus d'articles, ou pour voir les tendances actuelles, visitez le portail des nouvelles Les manchettes. Pour vous désabonner de ce récapitulatif mensuel, cliquez ici.


BIG unveils 'Telus Sky' Tower in Calgary
Arch Daily
In an attempt to transform Calgary's corporate-centric downtown into a walkable, dynamic community, TELUS has commissioned BIG to design a mixed-use skyscraper in the heart of the Canadian city. Known as TELUS Sky, the 750,000 square foot tower is designed to "seamlessly accommodate the transformation from working to living as the tower takes off from the ground to reach the sky."
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Meet the 'Genius of Light' who transformed Harbourfront's parking garage
The Globe and Mail
James Carpenter, the MacArthur "genius"-grant-winning light artist and architect who has won acclaim for recent projects, has created a brilliant installation at Harbourfront's new garage and public square. Called Light Cascade, the piece is a wall of glass three storeys tall and 15 metres wide that refracts and channels light down into the underground parking garage through a large opening and, thanks to lights at the bottom, will illuminate Ontario Square, the new public space on the waterfront.
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U of T releases new design for architecture school at 1 Spadina Crescent
Yonge Street Media
It turns out, One Spadina Crescent, the big 19th-century building Spadina curves around just north of College, was never completed. The University of Toronto School of Architecture is going to change that. The school's Dean, Richard Sommer, announced that U.S. architect Nader Tehrani has designed an addition to the north side of the building, which will be built in conjunction with thoroughgoing renovations to prepare the building to be the new premises for the expanding architecture school, the country's oldest.
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Southlands Residence / DIALOG
Arch Daily
The Southlands Residence nestles into a mature, heavily vegetated corner site in Vancouver's historical Dunbar-Southlands neighborhood. A year-round fresh water stream divides the irregularly shaped property as it threads its way below Marine Drive to the south. The lush basin resulting from long-standing environmental forces sets the stage for a dramatic and highly contextual architectural response.
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Architecture can be a source of pride and long lasting influence
Daily Commercial News
Architecture has a long lasting influence on our environment. Buildings and urban plans define an environment for a long time, sometimes centuries. Some projects are the result of competitions or attributed to renowned architects or firms with a track record for great designs. The results have an important impact on the users and make significant contributions to the urban environment.
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