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10 Upcoming Architecture and Design Lectures

10 Upcoming Architecture and Design Lectures

As the fall semester kicks off, artists and architects – including big names like Bjarke Ingels, Zaha Hadid and Renzo Piano – are offering up their thoughts to the public. Here are 10 architecture and design lectures bound to inspire.

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September 2, 2014

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The 2014 AZ Awards: People’s Choice Selections

The 2014 AZ Awards: People’s Choice Selections

In April, we asked you to vote on your favourite finalists in the fourth annual AZ Awards, and at Friday’s Gala in Toronto, your choices were finally revealed. From as far away as Mumbai and São Paulo, these are the winners of the 2014 People’s Choice Awards.

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June 27, 2014

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Announcing the Winners of the 2014 AZ Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2014 AZ Awards

Top players in the international architectural and design community, from Canada, the U.S., Brazil, Japan and beyond, gathered at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works on Friday night as Azure announced the winners of its fourth annual AZ Awards.

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June 23, 2014

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Fab or Fake? The Best Improbable Architecture

Fab or Fake? The Best Improbable Architecture

Renderings and photo manipulations have become sophisticated enough to fool even the sharpest eyes. Meanwhile, some architects are producing buildings that look too fantastic to be real. In the spirit of April Fools, we present a challenge: are these buildings fab? Or fake?

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April 1, 2014

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Winter Lecture Circuit: 10 Must-See Speakers

Winter Lecture Circuit: 10 Must-See Speakers

Rem Koolhaas, the visionary behind the new Shenzhen Stock Exchange, and such other industry-leading thinkers as Larry Scarpa, Phyllis Lambert and Manuelle Gautrand will present their groundbreaking ideas in public lectures in the coming weeks.

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January 8, 2014

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Architect Marion Weiss on Designing for Disaster

Architect Marion Weiss on Designing for Disaster

Are we ready for the next Hurricane Sandy? New York architect Marion Weiss of Weiss/Manfredi discusses the new reality of designing buildings, infrastructures and landscapes in an era when weather patterns are no longer predictable.

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October 24, 2013

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Toyo Ito Wins the Pritzker Prize

Toyo Ito Wins the Pritzker Prize

The Japanese architect will receive the 2013 Pritzker Prize for Architecture, the profession’s highest honour.

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March 18, 2013

Section: Architecture

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