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An Arctic Installation Marks the End of An Era

An Arctic Installation Marks the End of An Era

An arctic installation, by artist Maureen Gruben, marks Canada’s 150th with stitches of scarlet broadcloth that weave across the icy tundra outside Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories.

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3 days ago

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Underground Architecture: 5 Subterranean Stunners

Underground Architecture: 5 Subterranean Stunners

Underground architecture seems to be having a bit of a moment in the sun lately, so we’ve rounded up five of the best recent examples of subterranean projects, including work from BIG, Snøhetta and Hiroshi Sambuichi.

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5 days ago

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Tree Tower Toronto Concept Revealed by Penda

Tree Tower Toronto Concept Revealed by Penda

Tree Tower Toronto proposes an 18-storey residential timber tower that includes trees and gardens on the terrace of each prefabricated unit.

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16 days ago

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A Circular Steel Structure on a Hilltop in China Lets Monks Fly

A Circular Steel Structure on a Hilltop in China Lets Monks Fly

Architect Austris Mailitis helps a group of Buddhist monks reach the sky.

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18 days ago

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Nature Concert Hall Pavilion is a Frame for Multimedia Performances

Nature Concert Hall Pavilion is a Frame for Multimedia Performances

The Nature Concert Hall Pavilion 2017, by Latvian architect Diszis Jaunzems, is an earth-inspired venue for ambient outdoor performances.

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19 days ago

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Montreal Hosts an Olafur Eliasson Retrospective

Montreal Hosts an Olafur Eliasson Retrospective

Montreal’s Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal plays host to Olafur Eliasson’s first solo exhibition in Canada this summer.

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30 days ago

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Summer Reading List: 5 Beautiful Books

Summer Reading List: 5 Beautiful Books

There’s no better way to pass a sunny afternoon than lounging in the shade with a good book. Enjoy a little eye candy alongside an icy drink this July, with these five beautiful books that we think are worth adding to your summer reading list.

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July 17, 2017

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the 2017 AZ Awards Gala

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the 2017 AZ Awards Gala

Chandeliers made from upcycled plastic bottles, an elaborate paper installation and sleek steel trophies designed by Philippe Malouin upped the wow factor at the 2017 AZ Awards Gala on June 23. Here’s how they came together.

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July 7, 2017

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Canada 150: Canada’s Future Role in Architecture and Design

Canada 150: Canada’s Future Role in Architecture and Design

Instead of looking back, we’re looking forward, by asking architects from Snøhetta, 5468796 architecture, NADAAA and other firms what they think Canada’s role will be in the next 150 years.

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June 29, 2017

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Out Now: Our 2017 AZ Awards Issue

Out Now: Our 2017 AZ Awards Issue

With our July/August issue we present the winners of our 7th annual AZ Awards! Also, our take on the top launches and installations from Milan Design Week, including the most innovative lighting from Euroluce; a zeppelin-inspired reading room in Prague; and in the Arctic, a scarlet red art installation marks the end of an era.

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June 29, 2017

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