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Experiments in Micro-Architecture

Experiments in Micro-Architecture

An exhibition by the Boston Society of Architects highlights the unique role of installations to a studio’s growth, with site-specific works by IK Studio, NADAAA and others.

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2 days ago

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Designer Profile: Leong Leong

Designer Profile: Leong Leong

Dominic and Christopher Leong operate in that sweet spot between experimentation and commercial contracts – a formula that is earning international attention.

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4 days ago

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Canada’s Monumental Controversies

Canada’s Monumental Controversies

The past few weeks have not been good for Canadian monuments. Two projects have been called out by the architecture community for being too big, too negative and just plain hideous. What’s going on?

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5 days ago

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The 2015 AZ Awards: People’s Choice Winners

The 2015 AZ Awards: People’s Choice Winners

Earlier this year, we invited everyone to vote on their favourite finalists for this year’s AZ Awards. While the vox populi concurred with our jury in a handful of cases, there were a few upsets as well. We’re proud to present the 2015 People’s Choice winners.

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6 days ago

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Announcing the AZ Awards of Merit for 2015

Announcing the AZ Awards of Merit for 2015

In addition to presenting the AZ Award winners, Azure also recognized 47 brilliant projects, products and concepts with Awards of Merit in its fifth annual AZ Awards. From an eco hotel set on…

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10 days ago

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Basket Beauties: Modern Twists on Woven Works

Basket Beauties: Modern Twists on Woven Works

Weaving is enjoying a comeback, with designers exploring novel ways to recharge an ancient tradition. These two projects – by Matali Crasset and Nendo – bring the trend to new dimensions.

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10 days ago

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Scenes from the 2015 AZ Awards Gala

Scenes from the 2015 AZ Awards Gala

Last week’s AZ Awards Gala at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works attracted hundreds of architects and designers from around the globe. Here’s just a glimpse of the fun we had.

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10 days ago

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Out Now: The 2015 AZ Awards Issue

Out Now: The 2015 AZ Awards Issue

Azure’s July/August 2015 issue celebrates the winners of our 5th annual AZ Awards. We also present the best of the Milan Furniture Fair, explore the latest in bathroom concepts, materials and product innovation, and take a tour of the Whitney Museum in New York by Renzo Piano.

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14 days ago

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Announcing the Winners of the 2015 AZ Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2015 AZ Awards

Top players in the international architectural and design community, from Canada, the U.S., Denmark and beyond, gathered at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works tonight as Azure announced the winners of its fifth annual AZ Awards.

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16 days ago

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Fresh Takes on Ye Olde Candle Holders

Fresh Takes on Ye Olde Candle Holders

Amassing four dozen candelabra, candlesticks and candle holders from established and emerging studios, an exhibit by American Design Club presented new perspectives on a traditional object.

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20 days ago

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