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Batay-Csorba Architects Creates Interactive Facades that Invite Engagement

Batay-Csorba Architects Creates Interactive Facades that Invite Engagement

Toronto firm Batay-Csorba Architects blurs the line between public and private spaces with interactive facades that warrant a second look from passers-by.

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8 days ago

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Behind the Phenomenal Curtains of Dutch Designer Petra Blaisse

Behind the Phenomenal Curtains of Dutch Designer Petra Blaisse

Dutch designer Petra Blaisse sits down with Azure to reflect on her 30-year career tying together curtain design and landscape architecture.

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27 days ago

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How Skateboarding Sparked the Practice of This Vancouver Design Duo

How Skateboarding Sparked the Practice of This Vancouver Design Duo

Knauf and Brown – who made our list of the most exciting Canadian product designers of the moment – tell Azure about their craft.

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July 3, 2017

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Massimiliano Fuksas: “I’ve Never Had a Career in My Life”

Massimiliano Fuksas: “I’ve Never Had a Career in My Life”

Ahead of his appearance at this year’s AZ Awards Gala, renowned Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas tells Azure about how he sees his career, starting projects with a painting, and why good architecture is like good champagne.

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June 14, 2017

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Designer Profile: Francesco Meda

Designer Profile: Francesco Meda

Get to know Francesco Meda, the Milanese talent carving his own niche while also collaborating with his father, Alberto Meda.

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May 22, 2017

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Sage Advice from Patricia Urquiola

Sage Advice from Patricia Urquiola

At the height of her career, Spanish architect and designer Patricia Urquiola stops to reflect on what matters.

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May 15, 2017

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The Dynamism of Raw Color Studio

The Dynamism of Raw Color Studio

Crafting everything from textiles to brand identity to a new carpet collection for Nanimarquina, Christoph Brach and Daniera ter Haar mix product making and graphic expression in whole new ways.

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May 12, 2017

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Hear Architect Michael Green in Toronto Next Week, on Why Wood is Good

Hear Architect Michael Green in Toronto Next Week, on Why Wood is Good

Green, Omar Gandhi and John Hemsworth will join Azure at [email protected] Canada on May 18 to discuss innovations for the humble material.

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May 9, 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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Revisiting the World of Vito Acconci, 1940-2017

Revisiting the World of Vito Acconci, 1940-2017

Experimental artist and architect Vito Acconci died on April 28, 2017, at the age of 77. We’re remembering Acconci with this, a story from our October 2007 issue about his unexpected foray into architecture.

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May 1, 2017

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