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Artists Turn Toronto Lifeguard Towers into Follies for Winter Stations 2017

Artists Turn Toronto Lifeguard Towers into Follies for Winter Stations 2017

Now on view in the city’s east end, Winter Stations 2017 brings a series of art installations to the chilly shoreline.

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2 days ago

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A Corten-Clad Monument in the Prairies Reflects on Métis Life

A Corten-Clad Monument in the Prairies Reflects on Métis Life

The historic narrative of the Saskatchewan village of Batoche is a familiar one – appropriation of a thriving Métis settlement by the Canadian government. A new installation contemplates that past.

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January 17, 2017

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Niagara Falls’ Light Show Gets a High-Tech Makeover

Niagara Falls’ Light Show Gets a High-Tech Makeover

A monumental, modern illumination project at Niagara Falls respects the natural beauty of the landmark while maximizing technological opportunities.

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December 13, 2016

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Palestinian Museum Echoes the Landscape and Speaks to the Past

Palestinian Museum Echoes the Landscape and Speaks to the Past

Perched atop a hill in the West Bank and surrounded by gardens, the recently opened Palestinian Museum by Heneghan Peng Architects evokes the area’s agricultural traditions.

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December 9, 2016

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Say Hello to the Super Park: 6 Great Green Spaces

Say Hello to the Super Park: 6 Great Green Spaces

From Toronto to London bold visions for green spaces are transforming the big city. Here are six beautifully designed public and private parks.

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September 29, 2016

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Say Hello to the Super Park: How Ambitious Green Spaces Transform Cities

Say Hello to the Super Park: How Ambitious Green Spaces Transform Cities

The role of parks has changed, from benign green spaces to heroic game-changers that improve our health, clean the air and beautify our streets. They might even save our shorelines from the brutal effects of climate change.

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September 26, 2016

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2016 AZ Awards of Merit: Landscape and Temporary Architecture

2016 AZ Awards of Merit: Landscape and Temporary Architecture

Azure recognized these four leading examples of landscape and temporary architecture from around the world with 2016 AZ Awards of Merit.

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August 30, 2016

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5 Must-See Installations at the 2016 International Garden Festival

5 Must-See Installations at the 2016 International Garden Festival

Designers from Canada, the United States, France and Switzerland have produced interactive installations for the annual International Garden Festival in Grand-Métis, Québec, on view until October 2.

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August 16, 2016

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2016 AZ Awards Winner: Best Landscape Architecture

2016 AZ Awards Winner: Best Landscape Architecture

Aranzadi Park gives the public a reason to visit flood-prone areas of Pamplona by accommodating, not fighting, the nearby Arga river.

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August 15, 2016

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AZ Awards Winners’ Circle: John Wardle Architects and NADAAA

AZ Awards Winners’ Circle: John Wardle Architects and NADAAA

In the lead up to the sixth annual AZ Awards – to be announced at our Toronto gala on June 17, and in our print issue released that same evening – we’re checking in with some of our past winners for a look at their latest.

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June 16, 2016

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