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181_Sarah Ives: McGill Architecture

Submission #181 | Sarah Ives: McGill Architecture — "The debris of Toronto’s past lies hidden within the artificial wilderness of The Leslie Street Spit. Since its inception in 1959, The Spit has served as a convenient dumping ground for demolished buildings, among them some of the city’s most treasured architectural artifacts. Over the years, this landfill has transformed into a natural landscape with luxuriant vegetation, wildlife, and even beaches."

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175_Leina Godin: Architecture for Silence

Submission #175 | Leina Godin: Architecture for Silence — "This project proposes an architectural alternative on how we process death, overcoming the sense of powerlessness by re-defining the funerary procession in the densely populated city of Tokyo.

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174_Laurie Charron and Myriam Assal: The Very Long Building

Submission #174 | Laurie Charron and Myriam Assal: McGill Architecture — "Myriam Assal and Laurie Charron-Lozeau design a Very Long Building for the new scientific campus of Université de Montréal in an old railyard between the Parc-Ex and Outremont neighbourhoods. They intend to humanize the megastructure by creating large public spaces, considering pedestrians and cyclists at the heart of their project."

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172_Jerome Lai: McGill Architecture

Submission #172 | Jerome Lai: McGill Architecture — "He creates an 'urban condenser': a 1000x150m platform, aiming to replace the traditional fabric of streets and city blocks. It hosts residences, offices, a campus and recreational spaces. He envisions that the multiplicity and complexity of programmatic interactions relieve users from the fundamental need for space outside the platform. In the end, the platform becomes the city itself."

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169_François-Luc Giraldeau: Contemporary Monuments, an Architecture of Frugality

Submission #169 | François-Luc Giraldeau: Contemporary Monuments, an Architecture of Frugality — "A bare-bones reclamation of three derelict International Style buildings, this project offers a timely architectural appendage which uses twenty-first-century thinking on urbanism, sustainability, and architecture’s social role to reinvigorate a failed utopia from the past."

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