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An Enchanting Textile Installation in Vienna

An Enchanting Textile Installation in Vienna

With Back in 5 min, a furniture and textile installation in an Empire-style manse, artist and designer Robert Stadler puts a modern spin on 19th century design.

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1 day ago

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The Art Installation that Took Over Coachella

The Art Installation that Took Over Coachella

Reflection Field, which artist Phillip K. Smith III erected at Coachella in April, transformed the music festival into a visual spectacle.

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6 days ago

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What We’re Reading: Urban-Think Tank on Torre David

What We’re Reading: Urban-Think Tank on Torre David

Torre David: Informal Urban Communities offers a glimpse of life in an uncompleted 45-storey tower that’s home to thousands of squatters.

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8 days ago

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A New Kind of Green Roof

A New Kind of Green Roof

For a local arts festival held in West Vancouver in August, architect Matthew Soules constructed an ideal shading device – a massive loggia with a three-dimensional canopy planted with ryegrass and white clover.

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14 days ago

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10 Upcoming Architecture and Design Lectures

10 Upcoming Architecture and Design Lectures

As the fall semester kicks off, artists and architects – including big names like Bjarke Ingels, Zaha Hadid and Renzo Piano – are offering up their thoughts to the public. Here are 10 architecture and design lectures bound to inspire.

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16 days ago

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2014 AZ Awards Winner: Best Unbuilt Competition Entry

2014 AZ Awards Winner: Best Unbuilt Competition Entry

This proposal for a media headquarters in the Middle East shows REX Architecture of New York exploring exciting tower typologies.

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17 days ago

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5 Artworks to See at SITElines Santa Fe

5 Artworks to See at SITElines Santa Fe

A new biennial exhibition series SITElines Santa Fe, sees art installations taking over an entire city. Here are five worth checking out.

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22 days ago

Out Now: The September Issue

Out Now: The September Issue

Azure’s annual ideas issue explores 17 game-changing designs for the (near) future, profiles three design and architecture innovators, presents the most inspired national pavilions from the Venice biennale, and so much more.

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29 days ago

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3 Controversial Architecture Projects Changing the Conversation

3 Controversial Architecture Projects Changing the Conversation

Mirvish + Gehry’s Toronto condo, Zaha Hadid’s cultural centre in Azerbaijan, and the Islamic museum proposed for Lower Manhattan have stoked debate about what architecture means beyond the building envelope.

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August 13, 2014

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The House of Hammocks in Vienna

The House of Hammocks in Vienna

A public space for daydreaming – Austrian firm Heri & Salli builds a second Flederhaus in the Flugheld Aspern district.

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August 12, 2014