by / on March 29, 2013 at 11:13 am / in Architecture, Between Heaven and Earth, Uncategorized, Videos, World

Houses Of The Holy

“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.”~Henry David Thoreau The world is strewn with Christian churches of grand, awe-inspiring proportions and elaborate decoration – St. […]

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by / on May 23, 2012 at 12:18 pm / in Architecture, Doing Good In The 'Hood, Technology & Science, Uncategorized, World

Eco-architecture: from Milan’s Bosco Verticale to Taipei’s Eco Ark

Urban centres around the globe suffer from similar ills – population densities which result in tremendous amounts of consumer waste and, consequently, environmental pollution. Architects, urban planners and designers have […]

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by / on May 18, 2012 at 2:01 pm / in Architecture, Arts & Entertainment, Doing Good In The 'Hood, Performing Arts, Politics, Sculpture, The Originals, World

Sunflower Seeds & Censorship – Chinese Artist & Activist Ai WeiWei

Chinese multi media artist and social activist Ai Weiwei created one of the most important and beautiful pieces of cultural art to date. His moving exhibition “Sunflower Seeds” [photo above-Tate […]

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by / on May 16, 2012 at 6:49 pm / in Architecture, Fashion & Style, Technology & Science, The Originals, World

Now that’s different! A single apartment with 24 different rooms

Here’s something that should inspire and amaze you. This Hong Kong architect has done things with a tiny apartment that most of us couldn’t even imagine. It just shows what […]

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by / on May 10, 2012 at 4:09 am / in Architecture, Arts & Entertainment, Patrons of Cool, Performing Arts, The Originals

In Which Margaret Atwood makes reading comics cool & Dan Lanois reminds us to look to the future

  Daniel Lanois and Margaret Atwood at Gateway to Bohemia 2011 event [Photos: Jeremy Buehler] On Thursday, October 6, 2011 at the Wu loft residence in downtown Toronto, Different Is Cool held its […]

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by / on May 9, 2012 at 1:33 pm / in Architecture, Arts & Entertainment, Business, Performing Arts, Sculpture, The Originals, Theatre

I Don’t Think You’re Ready For This Jelly

“Jelly Mongers” Bompas & Parr with their gingerbread gherkin & assorted jellies.   Like countless people, jelly has always been my favourite dessert – as a child, whenever my parents […]

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