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Newtown Renewal

A celebrity-owned restaurant's controversial name belies its considerable virtues as an accomplished piece of design.

The Phantom of the Opera

The pioneering MiniCAD software has evolved into VectorWorks, a powerful but demanding architectural drawing package.

Article (September 01, 2001)

Perhaps more than any other building types the retail shop and the restaurant are the most susceptible to changing fashion. Not only do stores and night spots…

Form Follows Frustration

A professor of architecture's dissatisfaction with traditional racing shells serves as the basis for an award-winning new design.


A New Design Philosophy: An Introduction to Defuturing. Tony Fry, University of New South Wales Press, 1999.Review by Jacob Allderdice"New design philosophies"…

Made to Measure

An addition to a tailor shop embodies the attention to detail and customization of the store's made-to-measure service.

Simons Says

A Quebec department store borrows the sinuous forms of Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum to attract attention--and customers.

Super Markets

A redesigned supermarket environment offering a high degree of amenity realizes benefits for a large grocery chain.

Shedding Light on Bruce

The design of retail lighting systems is facilitated by a new generation of easy-to-use lighting simulation software.

News (September 01, 2001)

PROJECTSSaucier + Perrotte in Ontario.Two projects in Ontario designed by Montreal firm Saucier + Perrotte architectes are to begin construction early next…