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Out Now: The Human City Issue

Out Now: The Human City Issue

With our September issue we’re introducing a new and improved Azure, as we begin to roll out changes in our look and editorial content. You’ll find cleaner layouts, less clutter and more ideas and personalities, including interviews with Jeanne Gang and Carlo Ratti, who is featured on our refreshed cover.

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9 days ago

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Summer Reading List: 5 Beautiful Books

Summer Reading List: 5 Beautiful Books

There’s no better way to pass a sunny afternoon than lounging in the shade with a good book. Enjoy a little eye candy alongside an icy drink this July, with these five beautiful books that we think are worth adding to your summer reading list.

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July 17, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the 2017 AZ Awards Gala

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the 2017 AZ Awards Gala

Chandeliers made from upcycled plastic bottles, an elaborate paper installation and sleek steel trophies designed by Philippe Malouin upped the wow factor at the 2017 AZ Awards Gala on June 23. Here’s how they came together.

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July 7, 2017

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Canada 150: 30 Canadian Architecture Firms Breaking New Ground

Canada 150: 30 Canadian Architecture Firms Breaking New Ground

Who is shaping the next generation of iconic structures in Canada? Here are 30 Canadian architecture firms we’ve got our eye on.

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June 30, 2017

Section: Architecture

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Canada 150: Canada’s Future Role in Architecture and Design

Canada 150: Canada’s Future Role in Architecture and Design

Instead of looking back, we’re looking forward, by asking architects from Snøhetta, 5468796 architecture, NADAAA and other firms what they think Canada’s role will be in the next 150 years.

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June 29, 2017

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Out Now: Our 2017 AZ Awards Issue

Out Now: Our 2017 AZ Awards Issue

With our July/August issue we present the winners of our 7th annual AZ Awards! Also, our take on the top launches and installations from Milan Design Week, including the most innovative lighting from Euroluce; a zeppelin-inspired reading room in Prague; and in the Arctic, a scarlet red art installation marks the end of an era.

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June 29, 2017

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Canada 150: 30 Canadian Product Designers Leading the Charge

Canada 150: 30 Canadian Product Designers Leading the Charge

Continuing our celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, we shine the spotlight on 30 Canadian product designers who are producing the most exciting objects in the country.

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June 28, 2017

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Scenes from the 2017 AZ Awards Gala Azure Video

Scenes from the 2017 AZ Awards Gala

On June 23, Azure announced the winners of the 2017 AZ Awards at a gala at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works, attended by local and international stars from the worlds of architecture and design. Here are a few of the highlights.

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June 27, 2017

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Canada 150: 30 Canadian Interior Design Studios Making Their Mark

Canada 150: 30 Canadian Interior Design Studios Making Their Mark

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation, we highlight 30 design studios and architecture firms that are creating some of the best interior spaces in the country.

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June 26, 2017

Section: Interiors

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How an Italian Architect Designs a Kitchen

How an Italian Architect Designs a Kitchen

Snaidero has updated Frame, its most flexible kitchen system, for 2017. Frame’s designer, architect Massimo Iosa Ghini, tells Azure how he devised the “carefully crafted harmony.”

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June 26, 2017

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