Heart of the Arctic: Reflections

Even remote nature reinforces the need for compact settlement patterns.

August 17, 2015 - PlaceShakers

A Skyscraper in the Arctic

Toronto architect Reza Aliabadi took a trip into the far northern reaches of Nunavut, Canada's Inuit territory. There, the flatness of the tundra and the stone stacks made by the Inuit inspired him to propose a stacked housing tower.

September 27, 2011 - The Globe and Mail

Railroad at the Top of the World

On Canada's arctic Baffin Island, engineers are preparing to construct the world's most northerly railway, a 143 kilometer line across permafrost to transport iron ore to Europe.

September 5, 2008 - The Globe and Mail

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