Canada


Satellite imaging points to hitherto-unknown Viking site in Newfoundland, Canada

Using satellite imagery, archaeologists have stumbled across what could be the second Viking site in the Canadian island of Newfoundland. The discovery, the researchers believe, indicates that the Scandinavian seafarers traveled much farther into North America than previously believed. The findings will be made public in the form of a two-hour documentary, titled "Vikings Unearthed".…


Nano living makes its way to Canada with affordable 140-sq-ft student homes

Nano living is quickly catching on as an affordable, space-saving solution for student housing. In an effort to meet the increasing demands for on-campus accommodation, Canada’s University of British Columbia (UBC) has recently unveiled designs of its surprisingly spacious “Nano suites”, measuring only 140 sq ft (around 13 sq m) in area. (more…)



Kino Guerin designs ingeniously-shaped wood furniture, twisted artfully into knots

It is as if furniture Canada-based designer Kino Guerin plays music with wood. His signature style involves artfully twisting inflexible, and somewhat unyielding, segments of wood into beautifully rounded curls, to produce stunning furniture pieces, with incredibly fluid, organic designs. Working alongside his wife Elyse, this multiple-award winning artisan seeks to establish a kind of…