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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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3 days ago

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Canada’s Most Hated Building, 10 Years Later

Canada’s Most Hated Building, 10 Years Later

A decade after the Royal Ontario Museum’s Michael Lee-Chin Crystal opened to a chorus of boos, have feelings softened?

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21 days ago

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A Warship Is Reborn as an ‘Art Reef’ in the British Virgin Islands

A Warship Is Reborn as an ‘Art Reef’ in the British Virgin Islands

Seventy-five years after surviving Pearl Harbor, a US Navy ship has been repurposed as the BVI Art Reef, an underwater gallery where art and science meet.

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23 days ago

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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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Bruce Mau on How Design Can Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

Bruce Mau on How Design Can Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

The Canadian designer and creator of the main exhibit at EDIT, Toronto’s inaugural design biennial, talks to Azure about the revolutionary power of design methodology.

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May 8, 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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Masterworks: John Pawson and London’s New Design Museum

Masterworks: John Pawson and London’s New Design Museum

With its interior wrapped in soft oak, the new Design Museum in London is proof John Pawson is still Britain’s guru of “the art of nothing.”

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April 28, 2017

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A Rooftop Playground in the Philippines

A Rooftop Playground in the Philippines

For this rooftop playground in the Philippines, local designer Kenneth Cobonpue borrowed inspiration from his own collection of rattan furniture.

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April 19, 2017

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Masterworks: Amanda Levete and the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology

Masterworks: Amanda Levete and the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology

Amanda Levete has built a sublime masterpiece on the shores of the Tagus River – one that’s set to turn Lisbon into Europe’s hottest tourist destination for contemporary art and design.

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April 19, 2017

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Masterworks: Allied Works and Studio Bell

Masterworks: Allied Works and Studio Bell

Allied Works hit a cultural high note with Studio Bell, a wildly dramatic music centre in Calgary that channels the western city’s outlying hoodoos and frozen terrain.

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April 11, 2017

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