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Construction + Materials

Sound Barriers

The Institute for Research in Construction has developed a new tool to help insulate buildings against outdoor noise.

Yonge-Eglinton twin towers on the rocks

Experimental Architecture

A new laboratory building for structural and material experimentation constitutes a thoughtful essay on tectonics.

Award of Excellence: Phase VII Student Residence, University of Toronto at Mississauga

Mississauga, Ontario: Baird Sampson Neuert Architects Inc. Maintaining the site's ecological conditions are among the strategies used in what the architects called "TranSiting" or "building with the environment."

A Frank and Ernest Affair

Though both men were connected to Oak Park, Illinois, Frank Lloyd Wright and Ernest Hemingway were as different from one another as culture is to nature.