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Approached as a collaborative project by Brooklyn-based Firm Architecture and Toronto-based firm Page + Steele/IBI Group Architects, along with artists Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins, the SFC Bridge in Toronto is a pedestrian walkway that connects the new Delta Hotel to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Clad in dark- and light-colored aluminum panels, the bridge features triangular windows that create geometric patterns of light and shadows inside.

Photo by Andrew Rowat
This new lecture hall by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and Höhler+Partner Architekten was recently inaugurated at Aachen University in Germany.

Photo by Margot Gottschling
As part of Mora, Portugal's urban regeneartion program, CVDB Arquitectos renovated an old train station into a cultural destination dubbed the "Megalithic Museum." Photo by Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
This deceptively simple residence by Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects in Atherton, Calif., has surprisingly complex interiors that considers the views of nearby San Francisco and the sunlight's direction.

Photo by Bruce Damonte
Cannon Design principals Mehrdad Yazdani and Mark Hirons designed a flexible and collaborative space for a resarch and design lab in South Korea. To learn more about this project, read Architect's Q+A online. 
Photo by Tim Griffith
Phase one of Zaha Hadid Architects' Napoli Afragola Station in Italy was recently inaugurated by prime minister Paolo Gentiloni. According to the firm, "the new rail station is designed as one of southern Italy’s key interchange stations serving four high speed intercity lines, three inter-regional lines and a local commuter line."
Jaizkibel Student Dormitory is a former teaching facility has been renovated by Otxotorena Arquitectos as new dormitories in San Sebastien, Spain.
Sigurd Larsen designed the Green House, which is a series of residences that allow for low construction costs yet ample living spaces in Lejre, Denmark.
Snøhetta recently released Gapahuk, a modest, three-bedroom wood cabin designed to be constructed in various climates and topologies. To learn more about it, ARCHITECT talked to the project's lead architect, Anne Cecilie Haug, in a Q+A which you can read online.
The Aresta Residence by Bloco Arquitetos is situated to fend off the sun's harsh rays but still provide views to the nearby valley in Brasilia, Brazil.
Do you teach a studio course at an accredited architecture school? If so, we invite you to enter the 2017 ARCHITECT Studio Prize. The program, launched last year, recognizes thoughtful, innovative, and ethical studio courses at accredited architecture schools. There's also prize money made available by the program's exclusive sponsor, Sloan.

The regular deadline is June 23. Submit your thoughtful, innovative, and ethical studio course today! Link is in our bio.
Fun fact: LEGO recently released a Guggenheim Museum kit for the late Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday. The kit consists of 744 pieces to build the circular concrete rotunda, along with the 10-story limestone tower behind it, and the lettering of the façade. It also includes extra pieces to recreate part of Fifth Avenue, such as yellow pieces for taxis. The set is available for purchase through both Lego and Target.

Photo courtesy of LEGO