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A Modern Community Space in a Rustic Italian Village

A Modern Community Space in a Rustic Italian Village

In the historic Italian village of Frisa, Cimini Architettura has unveiled the Pavilion of Transhumance – a surprisingly contemporary gathering place for the village’s farmers, winemakers and tourists.

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January 5, 2017

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Happy Holidays from Azure!

Happy Holidays from Azure!

Wishing you the very best for the holidays, from all of us at Azure. After a short break, we’ll be back on January 3. Meanwhile, catch up on the best architecture and design moments of 2016, plus our most popular posts of the year.

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December 24, 2016

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The 10 Best Housing Projects of 2016

The 10 Best Housing Projects of 2016

The final instalment of our Best of 2016 series: the homes, cabins, residences, getaways, and social housing that wowed us. Here are the 10 best housing projects of 2016, including BIG’s twisting Grove at Grand Bay tower in Florida, and Jean Verville’s secluded FAHouse in Quebec.

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December 23, 2016

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Port House Holds Zaha Hadid’s Legacy Aloft

Port House Holds Zaha Hadid’s Legacy Aloft

In Antwerp, Zaha Hadid Architects’ Port House is a crystalline expansion in provocative dialog with the past.

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December 21, 2016

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The 10 Best Cultural Buildings of 2016

The 10 Best Cultural Buildings of 2016

It was difficult to pick favourites in a year that delivered such a bounty of breathtaking galleries, museums and gathering places. From the Baha’i Temple in the foothills of the Andes (by Hariri Pontarini) to the subterranean Dialogue Centre Przelomy by KWK Promes, here are 10 of the best cultural buildings of 2016.

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December 19, 2016

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2017 Design Trends: Bricks

2017 Design Trends: Bricks

The fifth and final instalment of our annual trends package – which explores the colours and materials that will take centre stage in the coming year – sees the humble brick undergo a renaissance.

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December 16, 2016

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Beach Club in Luxembourg Adds Origami-Inspired Restaurant

Beach Club in Luxembourg Adds Origami-Inspired Restaurant

Located in the small town of Bridel, the Boos Beach Club Restaurant is a surprisingly modern addition to the original house.

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December 2, 2016

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A Dramatic Beach House in Chile by Max Núñez

A Dramatic Beach House in Chile by Max Núñez

Santiago architect Max Núñez has created an oceanside retreat that both hugs the ground and floats above it, offering panoramic views of the Pacific coast.

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November 29, 2016

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Coop Himmelb(l)au Completes the Museum of Contemporary Art & Planning Exhibition

Coop Himmelb(l)au Completes the Museum of Contemporary Art & Planning Exhibition

Nearly 10 years in the making, Coop Himmelb(l)au’s Museum of Contemporary Art & Planning Exhibition in Shenzhen, China gets ready to open.

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November 29, 2016

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A Modern Student Residence on a Former Amsterdam Shipyard

A Modern Student Residence on a Former Amsterdam Shipyard

Moke Architecten has completed a mixed-use educational building at NDSM, a redevelopment of Amsterdam’s largest shipyard into a creative hub.

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November 22, 2016

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