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Video: Inside Toronto’s Integral House Azure Video

Video: Inside Toronto’s Integral House

An architectural jewel in Toronto, Integral House stands out for its exquisite curved form and remarkable detailing. In this exclusive video, we explore with architect Brigitte Shim the many sublime spaces of the award-winning house.

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April 1, 2015

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Designs of the Year: 6 Outstanding Nominees

Designs of the Year: 6 Outstanding Nominees

The Design Museum in London has nominated 76 projects and products as the year’s very best, displaying them in an exhibit that runs to August 23. Here are our six favourite contenders, from responsive street furniture to mushroom lamps.

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March 26, 2015

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Top 5 Tech Breakthroughs of the Past 30 Years

Top 5 Tech Breakthroughs of the Past 30 Years

From concept to construction, here are five influential technologies that have shaped the field of architecture and design over the past 30 years of Azure.

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March 10, 2015

Section: Curiosity

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On Now: Toronto’s Wonderful Winter Stations

On Now: Toronto’s Wonderful Winter Stations

The temporary art installations in the city’s Beach neighbourhood are encouraging Torontonians out of hibernation.

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February 24, 2015

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Interview with Zita Cobb

Interview with Zita Cobb

The force behind the revitalization of Fogo Island through geo-tourism and art, Zita Cobb talks about what inspired the decision to use her personal fortune to make a difference there.

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February 23, 2015

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2015 Design Trends: New Decorative

2015 Design Trends: New Decorative

Moving beyond styling, designers delve into beauty. These seven new products, buildings and art works revel in ornate forms and painterly patterns that are also over-the-top fun.

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November 20, 2014

Section: Design

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Out Now: The October Trends Issue

Out Now: The October Trends Issue

Azure’s annual trends issue reveals the hottest materials, patterns and colours for the year ahead, presents Renzo Piano’s latest spectacle, showcases brilliant light fixtures and carpets, and so much more.

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September 22, 2014

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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

Section: Curiosity

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