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2014 AZ Awards Winner: Landscape Architecture

2014 AZ Awards Winner: Landscape Architecture

The CityDeck, by Stoss Landscape Urbanism, breathes new life into the waterfront in Green Bay, Winconsin.

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9 days ago

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6 Thought-Provoking Landscape Sculptures

6 Thought-Provoking Landscape Sculptures

Each year, the International Garden Festival at the Jardins de Métis sees the arrival of wildly inventive landscape works in Grand-Métis, Quebec. Here’s a look at what’s new in 2014.

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July 21, 2014

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A Unique Bridge Concept in Germany

A Unique Bridge Concept in Germany

The curving RheinRing concept unites Cologne’s riverbanks and its iconic bridges within a massive loop.

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July 7, 2014

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5 Re-Imagined Landscapes by Claude Cormier

5 Re-Imagined Landscapes by Claude Cormier

We sat down with Montreal landscape architect Claude Cormier to look ahead at five public space projects that will transform three Ontario cities – Toronto, Ottawa and Kingston – for the better in the months to come.

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June 27, 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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Even Manhole Covers Can Be Beautiful

Even Manhole Covers Can Be Beautiful

Matteo Ragni and Giulio Iacchetti’s Sfera collection of manhole covers and grates nabbed a Compasso d’Oro for injecting charm and whimsy into functional urban elements.

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June 13, 2014

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Montreal Transforms Into a Design Mecca

Montreal Transforms Into a Design Mecca

Running from May 22 to 25, the SIDIM design fair presents the latest in residential furnishings, while a series of offsite events, installations and exhibits – orchestrated by Sid Lee, Claude Cormier and Greg Lynn – light up the city.

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May 20, 2014

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5 Great Ideas for Fortifying New York and New Jersey

5 Great Ideas for Fortifying New York and New Jersey

Barrier reefs that restore fish habitats, terraced waterfronts sporting bike paths – these flood-mitigating ideas, which teams led by BIG, OMA, West 8 and more have dreamed up for the Rebuild by Design competition, also give a lot back to the people.

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April 21, 2014

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How Landscape Architects Are Designing For Super-Storms

How Landscape Architects Are Designing For Super-Storms

The $500-billion hurricane hasn’t arrived yet, but weather experts agree that it’s on its way. We look at firms around the world, including Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Turenscape and Weiss/Manfredi, making cities ready for climate change.

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April 2, 2014

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