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Top 5 Tech Breakthroughs of the Past 30 Years

Top 5 Tech Breakthroughs of the Past 30 Years

From concept to construction, here are five influential technologies that have shaped the field of architecture and design over the past 30 years of Azure.

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18 days ago

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Designer Books: Architecture and the Unspeakable, Curationism and Rebel Architecture

Designer Books: Architecture and the Unspeakable, Curationism and Rebel Architecture

A short film that wordlessly takes viewers into buildings around the world, a book that stars Hans Ulrich Obrist and other arbiters of taste, and a doc series that explores architecturural interventions in informal communities.

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19 days ago

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Designer Playlist: Ben van Berkel

Designer Playlist: Ben van Berkel

The architect and designer at UNStudio, in Amsterdam, who has just completed the W.I.N.D. house among many other projects in the Netherlands and around the world, shares what he’s reading, watching and surfing.

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19 days ago

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AZ Awards 2015: Last Chance

AZ Awards 2015: Last Chance

Submissions to the AZ Awards 2015 are now closed. Stay tuned for further AZ Awards announcements.

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February 24, 2015

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10 Buildings That Redefined Their Cities

10 Buildings That Redefined Their Cities

In the 30 years since the first issue of Azure, we’ve seen a boom in paradigm-shifting architecture. Here are 10 of the best buildings – à la Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao – that prove how cities can be dramatically transformed by architecture.

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February 20, 2015

Section: Architecture

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AZ Awards 2015: Deadline Extended

AZ Awards 2015: Deadline Extended

Due to popular demand, the AZ Awards submissions deadline has been extended to 12PM on February 25, 2015.

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February 19, 2015

Section: Featured

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Azure Turns 30

Azure Turns 30

This year marks a significant milestone in Azure’s history. The Toronto-born-and-bred design and architecture magazine is turning 30 years old – and is celebrating the occasion with a special edition.

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February 3, 2015

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AZ Awards 2015: Meet the Jury

AZ Awards 2015: Meet the Jury

AZURE presents the five jurors for the fifth annual AZ Awards. Our international competition celebrating excellence in architecture and design is accepting entries until February 20, 2015.

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January 26, 2015

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Designer Books: L.A.[TEN], DESIGNerd 100+ and Disobedient Objects

Designer Books: L.A.[TEN], DESIGNerd 100+ and Disobedient Objects

A book on L.A.’s architectural evolution, an app that tests your graphic design smarts and an exhibition catalogue that captures the role of design in political activism.

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January 20, 2015

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IDS 2015: 5 Hot Speakers To Check Out

IDS 2015: 5 Hot Speakers To Check Out

Next week, the Interior Design Show in Toronto gathers together furniture designer Sebastian Herkner, Missoni Home director Wanda Jelmini, architect Marlon Blackwell and other inspiring talents from around the world.

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January 13, 2015

Section: Design

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