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Campus

The SAMU Building

The SAMU Building, while still under construction, has made varying impressions on students.  Some students say they believe the building is too new to have fully formed judgements, such as Hilary Scott, a first-year taking Bachelor of Arts.  “I like

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Downtown

High-Level Line

Next time you’re in the Robbins Health Learning Centre, take the flight of stairs by the colossal windows and climb to the top. Stop. Turn and look out the window. Do you see the big green arch of the Railtown

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Downtown

Low-rises, high stakes

Just inside the newly constructed lobby of the Brighton Block, right beside the main doors, there is a concrete wall curiously dotted with engravings of pigeon silhouettes. “When we got this building, the wall that was here was so covered with pigeon

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Downtown

A tale of two cities

It’s easy to see the changes to Edmonton’s downtown skyline over the last few years. Cranes have been a constant while the new Stantec Tower and JW Marriott hotel and residences were constructed, topping off at 66 and 56 floors,

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Downtown

Emotion and architecture

The conversation around Edmonton’s heritage buildings and their preservation has had a long, tireless run at being the focal point of decision making when it comes to the city’s infrastructure. It is more often a debate, and a continuous one

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Downtown

Looks can be deceiving

If you’re walking through downtown and central Edmonton and it feels like you can’t throw a stone without hitting an old building, you’d be right. The city is home to over 1,000 historic resources, which include everything from the buildings

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