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Valentine’s Day Wisdom from Power Couples of Architecture and Design

Valentine’s Day Wisdom from Power Couples of Architecture and Design

In honour of Valentine’s Day, we asked architect and designer couples like Neri & Hu, Scott & Scott and Jakob + MacFarlane how they stay together – in work and in love.

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February 14, 2017

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Out Now: The Buildings of Tomorrow Issue

Out Now: The Buildings of Tomorrow Issue

In our March/April issue we explore four of the world’s most ambitious new cultural buildings. Plus, Herzog & de Meuron’s long-anticipated Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Patricia Urquiola’s effervescent Room Mate Giulia in Milan, and more.

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February 13, 2017

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These Colour Creators Are Turning Plants into Beautiful, Earth-Friendly Dyes

These Colour Creators Are Turning Plants into Beautiful, Earth-Friendly Dyes

In Tennessee and Toronto, two companies are combining colour and social good to create plant-based dyes that are both vibrantly hued and environmentally friendly.

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February 13, 2017

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‘Contemporary Persians’ Exhibition Challenges Western Perceptions of Iran

‘Contemporary Persians’ Exhibition Challenges Western Perceptions of Iran

‘Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians,’ a collection of post-revolution works by Iranian artists, confronts issues of gender, religion, politics, and the West’s characterization of Iranians.

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February 7, 2017

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Issey Miyake and Vivienne Westwood Imagine Workwear for Dream Jobs

Issey Miyake and Vivienne Westwood Imagine Workwear for Dream Jobs

Designers and artists, including Erwin Wurm, Faye Toogood, Issey Miyake, and Vivienne Westwood, participate in Italian designer Alessandro Guerriero’s Workwear exhibition – a series of fantastical garments for fantastical occupations.

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February 3, 2017

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Meet the Jury of the 2017 AZ Awards

Meet the Jury of the 2017 AZ Awards

We are pleased to introduce the five jurors for the seventh annual AZ Awards, Azure’s international competition that celebrates excellence in architecture and design.

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February 2, 2017

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Studio Libeskind, Architects for Society Speak Out Against Trump’s Travel Ban

Studio Libeskind, Architects for Society Speak Out Against Trump’s Travel Ban

Architect Daniel Libeskind calls President Donald Trump’s ban of immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries “an affront to our freedom and core values.” Plus, how Architects for Society is responding.

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January 31, 2017

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Instead of Trump’s Wall, a Treehouse on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Instead of Trump’s Wall, a Treehouse on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Overlooking a steel wall separating Tijuana and San Diego, Japanese art collective Chim Pom has constructed a timely installation – a treehouse they call “U.S.A Visitor Center.”

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January 31, 2017

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Quadrangle Architects Reimagines the CN Tower as a Condo Tower

Quadrangle Architects Reimagines the CN Tower as a Condo Tower

Toronto’s CN Tower is no longer the world’s tallest freestanding structure. To breathe new life into the landmark, a local firm has devised a solution: hang modular, timber-framed condo units from its sides.

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January 24, 2017

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Jaime Hayon Creates a Whimsical Universe for Caesarstone

Jaime Hayon Creates a Whimsical Universe for Caesarstone

We caught up with the Spanish designer who, for a year-long collaboration with Caesarstone, has reimagined the quartz surfacing as a collection of quirky furniture called “Stone Age Folk.”

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January 20, 2017

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