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Winning Design for Victims of Communism Memorial Revealed

Winning Design for Victims of Communism Memorial Revealed

The design competition for Ottawa’s Memorial to the Victims of Communism has concluded with the announcement that Arc of Memory – a “living calendar” concept from a team led by Toronto architect Paul Raff – is the winner.

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May 19, 2017

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Standout Museum Architecture from Around the World

Standout Museum Architecture from Around the World

In honour of International Museum Day, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite examples of museum architecture that have recently risen around the world.

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May 18, 2017

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Buckminster Fuller’s Montreal Biosphere Still Resonates at 50

Buckminster Fuller’s Montreal Biosphere Still Resonates at 50

After 50 years, Buckminster Fuller’s Montreal Biosphere stands strong as the city’s most iconic structure.

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May 17, 2017

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KAAN Architecten Modernizes a Historic Dutch Government Building

KAAN Architecten Modernizes a Historic Dutch Government Building

Rotterdam-based firm KAAN Architecten uses a delicate touch to rejuvenate a 100-year-old government building in The Hague.

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May 12, 2017

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How a School Used Smart Building to Increase Female Enrolment

How a School Used Smart Building to Increase Female Enrolment

When Fleming College sought to boost the number of women involved in the trades, it turned to architecture for a solution.

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May 10, 2017

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Hear Architect Michael Green in Toronto Next Week, on Why Wood is Good

Hear Architect Michael Green in Toronto Next Week, on Why Wood is Good

Green, Omar Gandhi and John Hemsworth will join Azure at [email protected] Canada on May 18 to discuss innovations for the humble material.

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May 9, 2017

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Hangzhou Gateway Is an Office Tower That Provides Public Space Instead of Taking It Away

Hangzhou Gateway Is an Office Tower That Provides Public Space Instead of Taking It Away

Julien De Smedt’s latest project responds to the shape of cities and the movement of human beings.

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May 8, 2017

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“Humane Architecture” Project in Toronto Helps Break the Cycle of Youth Homelessness

“Humane Architecture” Project in Toronto Helps Break the Cycle of Youth Homelessness

Local firm LGA Architectural Partners has created a haven that gives teenagers a real chance at getting off the street.

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May 5, 2017

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In Conversation with Jacques Herzog

In Conversation with Jacques Herzog

After nearly a decade of construction, Herzog & de Meuron’s Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg is now open. Jacques Herzog, founding partner of the Swiss firm, talked to Azure about the building and how it fits within the firm’s canon, both present and future.

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May 3, 2017

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Revisiting the World of Vito Acconci, 1940-2017

Revisiting the World of Vito Acconci, 1940-2017

Experimental artist and architect Vito Acconci died on April 28, 2017, at the age of 77. We’re remembering Acconci with this, a story from our October 2007 issue about his unexpected foray into architecture.

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May 1, 2017

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