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Can Design Solve Workplace Stress?

Can Design Solve Workplace Stress?

Working hard is hardly working. These designers are exploring ways to nurture creativity through rest, relaxation and recharging.

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June 29, 2017

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Scenes from the 2017 AZ Awards Gala Azure Video

Scenes from the 2017 AZ Awards Gala

On June 23, Azure announced the winners of the 2017 AZ Awards at a gala at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works, attended by local and international stars from the worlds of architecture and design. Here are a few of the highlights.

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June 27, 2017

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Announcing the Winners of the 2017 AZ Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2017 AZ Awards

Winners and finalists flew in from as far away as Poland and China to attend the celebration in Toronto, where the results of the 2017 AZ Awards were announced in the presence of top talents from the local and international architecture and design communities.

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June 23, 2017

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Claude Cormier’s Brilliant 18 Shades of Gay in Montreal

Claude Cormier’s Brilliant 18 Shades of Gay in Montreal

As Pride festivities ramp up worldwide, we’re celebrating with a look at Claude Cormier’s 18 Shades of Gay, a colourful installation in Montreal’s Gay Village.

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June 23, 2017

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Architectural Icons Steal the Show in The Weeknd’s “Secrets” Video

Architectural Icons Steal the Show in The Weeknd’s “Secrets” Video

The Weeknd’s latest video release has reached over 18 million hits, but the film’s biggest star isn’t Abel Tesfaye – it’s two of Toronto’s beloved but lesser-known building icons.

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June 20, 2017

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A Better Way to Design Refugee Shelters

A Better Way to Design Refugee Shelters

In the midst of a global refugee crisis, it is important to ask: what makes a house a home?

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June 20, 2017

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Designer Werner Aisslinger Imagines the House of the Future

Designer Werner Aisslinger Imagines the House of the Future

Visionary Werner Aisslinger imagines domestic life in the coming decades, where furniture grows like trees and robots tend to the vegetable garden.

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June 12, 2017

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MIT and Yves Béhar Collaborate on Robotic Furniture That Could Revolutionize Tiny Spaces

MIT and Yves Béhar Collaborate on Robotic Furniture That Could Revolutionize Tiny Spaces

Now available for purchase by real estate developers, the Ori system is an all-in-one solution for compact living.

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June 9, 2017

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The Supermarket of the Future Opens in Milan

The Supermarket of the Future Opens in Milan

Featuring technology developed by Carlo Ratti, one of the first cash-free grocery stores has opened in Milan, providing a glimpse into what retail stores of tomorrow will be like.

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June 2, 2017

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Recovered Guns and Bullets Become Works of Art

Recovered Guns and Bullets Become Works of Art

Currently on view in Toronto, Raise the Caliber – Art Creates Change is an exhibit of artworks that feature decommissioned guns and bullets, with sales benefitting efforts to end gun violence.

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June 1, 2017

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