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Nunavut: The Latest Architecture and News

Venice Biennale 2014: Lateral Office to Represent Canada with Nunavut Exhibition

00:00 - 28 March, 2013
Venice Biennale 2014: Lateral Office to Represent Canada with Nunavut Exhibition , Rendering of Arctic Adaptations exhibition at Venice Pavilion © Lateral Office, 2013
Rendering of Arctic Adaptations exhibition at Venice Pavilion © Lateral Office, 2013

The Canada Council for the Arts and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced "Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15" as winner of a national juried competition to represent Canada at the 2014 Venice Biennale in Architecture. Lateral Office of Toronto will organize and curate an exhibition designed to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Canada's largest but least populated northern territories, known for its pristine arctic wilderness and Inuit lifestyle.

Read more about Canada's contribution to the Biennale after the break.

Vertical Cave in Nunavut / rzlbd

12:00 - 3 May, 2011
Courtesy of rzlbd
Courtesy of rzlbd

The Nunavut Tower by rzlbd is a structure that aims to fulfill the human desire to conquer gravity, while challenging the modern notion of skyscrapers as vertical extrusions of a two-dimensional layout on the ground. The desire is to design a skyscraper in which each space is tailored to the inhabitant.

Read on for more after the break.