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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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8 hours ago

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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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3 days ago

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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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10 days ago

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Q&A: Lateral Office

Q&A: Lateral Office

The Toronto firm, which is representing Canada at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, discusses its fascination with Nunavut and how architects can respond to the challenge of building in the north.

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11 days ago

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What We’re Reading: Jasper Morrison on The Good Life

What We’re Reading: Jasper Morrison on The Good Life

The British designer and proponent of the Super Normal fills a book with his photos of ordinary, anonymous – and exceptional – objects and tools found on his travels all over the world.

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16 days ago

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What We Can Learn from Three Summer Pavilions

What We Can Learn from Three Summer Pavilions

Buildings grown from crops, fashioned after beetles and made for pure folly – the pavilions at MoMA PS1 in New York, London’s Serpentine Gallery, and the University of Stuttgart exemplify architectural derring-do.

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16 days ago

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On Now: A Conference Merging Design and Healthcare

On Now: A Conference Merging Design and Healthcare

At the international Design & Health World Congress and Exhibition, taking place in Toronto until July 13, designers and health industry professionals will discuss how to create spaces – in healthcare and other settings – that boost wellness.

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23 days ago

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A Unique Bridge Concept in Germany

A Unique Bridge Concept in Germany

The curving RheinRing concept unites Cologne’s riverbanks and its iconic bridges within a massive loop.

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24 days ago

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Scenes from the 2014 AZ Awards Gala

Scenes from the 2014 AZ Awards Gala

On June 20, hundreds of guests cheered for the recipients of the AZ Awards, People’s Choice favourites and Awards of Merit. See who joined the party.

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June 27, 2014

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The 2014 AZ Awards: People’s Choice Selections

The 2014 AZ Awards: People’s Choice Selections

In April, we asked you to vote on your favourite finalists in the fourth annual AZ Awards, and at Friday’s Gala in Toronto, your choices were finally revealed. From as far away as Mumbai and São Paulo, these are the winners of the 2014 People’s Choice Awards.

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June 27, 2014

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