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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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7 hours 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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5 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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12 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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19 days ago

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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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20 days ago

A Trompe l’Oeil Art Piece that Invites You In

A Trompe l’Oeil Art Piece that Invites You In

Camouflaging a full dining set, Panya Clark Espinal’s Lost in the Wood installation plays with perception.

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20 days ago

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AZ Awards 2011: Where Are They Now?

AZ Awards 2011: Where Are They Now?

On the occasion of the fourth annual AZ Awards, we tracked down a few of the winners of our inaugural competition – including Boston’s Matter Design, London’s Campaign, and Toronto’s Alex Josephson – to see what new and exciting things they are up to.

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21 days ago

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Would You Ride This City Bicycle?

Would You Ride This City Bicycle?

Five leading design studios have partnered with five bicycle craftspeople to envision the ultimate urban mode of transportation. Their concepts are now open to a public vote, with the winning prototype destined for production.

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July 31, 2014

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10 More Amazing Landscape Art Works

10 More Amazing Landscape Art Works

Staged during France’s Festival des Architectures Vives, these site-specific installations – by D.O.T.S., Nas Architecture, Reset Studio and more – encourage visitors to playfully engage with the tucked-way spaces in urban centres.

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July 29, 2014

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6 Thought-Provoking Landscape Sculptures

6 Thought-Provoking Landscape Sculptures

Each year, the International Garden Festival at the Jardins de Métis sees the arrival of wildly inventive landscape works in Grand-Métis, Quebec. Here’s a look at what’s new in 2014.

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July 21, 2014

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