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‘Streetfight’ Offers a Roadmap for Redesigning – and Reinspiring – Our Cities

‘Streetfight’ Offers a Roadmap for Redesigning – and Reinspiring – Our Cities

In her book ‘Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution,’ former NYC transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan turns her experiences into actionable ideas for urban planners and city change-makers.

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A Trippy Installation By de Allegri and Fogale Gets Revamped

A Trippy Installation By de Allegri and Fogale Gets Revamped

Initially installed at the V&A Museum for the London Design Festival in 2015, de Allegri and Fogale’s chromatic acrylic tunnel has returned, this time remixed and reinstalled at London’s Oxo Tower Wharf.

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4 days ago

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Could This Landscape Model be a Mental Health Aid?

Could This Landscape Model be a Mental Health Aid?

Designer Sam Phong Nguyen’s Oscillating Skyline model is a swaying landscape that helps restore mental balance.

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10 days ago

Designer Christophe Pillet Talks Style, Luxury and the Future

Designer Christophe Pillet Talks Style, Luxury and the Future

The French designer of such top brands as L’Oréal, Cappellini and Moroso is speaking at IIDEXCanada on December 1. Azure had a chance to speak with Pillet about what the next game-changers in the luxury market.

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14 days ago

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London’s Design Museum Will Re-open with a Bang

London’s Design Museum Will Re-open with a Bang

In a stunning new building on Kensington High Street by OMA and John Pawson, London’s Design Museum reopens next week with the staggeringly ambitious exhibits Fear and Love, Designer Maker User, and Beazley Designs of the Year.

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17 days ago

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Architecture Students Imagine Housing Solutions for L.A.’s Homeless

Architecture Students Imagine Housing Solutions for L.A.’s Homeless

Tasked with devising shelters for those living on the street, University of Southern California students ask themselves: what is the architect’s role in solving homelessness?

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21 days ago

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Jean Verville’s Golden Dance Floor in Montreal

Jean Verville’s Golden Dance Floor in Montreal

How architect Jean Verville turned Montreal’s Museum Avenue into a shimmering outdoor installation made for dancing.

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21 days ago

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Toronto’s Partisans Imagines a Trump White House

Toronto’s Partisans Imagines a Trump White House

The architecture firm has created a series of renderings that put a satirical spin on how the real estate mogul and reality TV star might make himself at home in the White House.

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25 days ago

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10 Provocative Designs Inspired By the 2016 U.S. Election

10 Provocative Designs Inspired By the 2016 U.S. Election

As America’s most colourful and controversial presidential election campaign nears its final hours, we look at the most comical, sad, satirical and poignant artworks, designs and concepts inspired by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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28 days ago

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Architectural Attractions For Wine Lovers

Architectural Attractions For Wine Lovers

In Bordeaux, France, a bold wine museum and a monolithic bottle cellar offer a different kind of wine tourism.

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November 2, 2016

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