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2016 AZ Awards of Merit: Social Good and Environmental Leadership

2016 AZ Awards of Merit: Social Good and Environmental Leadership

These four projects, winners of 2016 AZ Awards of Merit, demonstrate the power of architecture to affect meaningful change in communities.

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September 14, 2016

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The Aga Khan Shortlist Exemplifies Social Architecture

The Aga Khan Shortlist Exemplifies Social Architecture

The shortlist for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, which includes a floating school in Nigeria, a series of micro-libraries in Kosovo, and an artist’s centre in Senegal, demonstrates how great design and social good go hand in hand.

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May 24, 2016

Section: Architecture

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Solar Decathlon Explores All Facets of Green Design

Solar Decathlon Explores All Facets of Green Design

Sixteen collegiate teams get their hands dirty in building residential prototypes that promote clean energy at Solar Decathlon 2015, in Irvine, California.

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October 9, 2015

Section: Architecture

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2015 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership Award

2015 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership Award

A trio of students at the Technical University of Berlin, Sofia Ceylan, Katharina Laekamp and Leonie Otten have come up with Memory of the Arctic, a building that contains an archive of the changing permafrost.

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September 18, 2015

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A Pavilion Made of Recycled Drink Cartons at Ideas City

A Pavilion Made of Recycled Drink Cartons at Ideas City

We’ve just received images of ETH Zurich’s pavilion for the urban-themed event, kicking off today in New York City, and it is one amazing structure.

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May 28, 2015

Section: Architecture

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Designs for the Near Future: Henk Ovink’s Rebuild by Design

Designs for the Near Future: Henk Ovink’s Rebuild by Design

Azure explores new and upcoming innovations that will make a positive difference on every scale, from the individual to the city. Here, we talk to Henk Ovink, the man who will save Manhattan from drowning.

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October 8, 2014

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