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Inside Drake’s Bridle Path Home in Toronto, As Imagined by Norm Li

Inside Drake’s Bridle Path Home in Toronto, As Imagined by Norm Li

A visualization studio has taken a guess at what Drake’s Bridle Path home in Toronto might look like when it’s completed – and which special guests may drop by for a visit.

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2 days ago

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A Shocking-Pink Cycleway in New Zealand

A Shocking-Pink Cycleway in New Zealand

Two Auckland architecture and design firms collaborate on an inventive approach to urban cycling infrastructure.

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9 days ago

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A Sculptural Staircase Swirls Through a Tel Aviv Lobby

A Sculptural Staircase Swirls Through a Tel Aviv Lobby

Set within the lobby of the Amot Atrium Tower, a massive wooden staircase seems to actively writhe throughout the space, creating an awe-inspiring moment.

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10 days ago

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Designer Books & More, From Ice Station to On the Grid

Designer Books & More, From Ice Station to On the Grid

Author Ruth Slavid looks at the design ingenuity of an Antarctic research station, plus a film that imagines a post-apocalyptic residential tower, and a podcast created by and for graphic designers.

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11 days ago

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Why Only One Artist Can Use the World’s Blackest Black

Why Only One Artist Can Use the World’s Blackest Black

British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor is the artistic keeper of Vantablack, the world’s blackest black pigment.

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14 days ago

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5 More Hot Summer Pavilions and Installations

5 More Hot Summer Pavilions and Installations

’Tis the season for outdoor installations, designed by architects and artists for amusement and analysis. Here are five more of the best summer pavilions, from Bjarke Ingels, Vo Trong Nghia and more.

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22 days ago

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5 Hot Summer Pavilions and Installations

5 Hot Summer Pavilions and Installations

From NYC to Chile, these five standout summer pavilions are playful explorations of colour, material and form.

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28 days ago

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Designer Playlist: Thom Mayne

Designer Playlist: Thom Mayne

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect on what he’s re-reading and the classical musician he’s fascinated by.

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29 days ago

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The Making of the 2016 AZ Awards Trophy and Installation

The Making of the 2016 AZ Awards Trophy and Installation

The 2016 AZ Awards gala featured a few innovations all its own. Working with new techniques, Toronto design studio Castor created a stunning light installation and Vancouver designer Omer Arbel devised the wonderful trophies.

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June 27, 2016

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Scenes from the 2016 AZ Awards Gala

Scenes from the 2016 AZ Awards Gala

On June 17, Azure honoured the winners of the 2016 AZ Awards at a lavish gala at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works. Here are just a few of the evening’s highlights.

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June 22, 2016

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