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Future World: Envisioning the Smart Community

Future World: Envisioning the Smart Community

The tools for smarter buildings and even entire cities are within our grasp. But will the results, and the smart community, be boons or busts?

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10 days ago

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5 Designs That Make Cycling Safer, Simpler and Fun

5 Designs That Make Cycling Safer, Simpler and Fun

Cycling is often hailed as an egalitarian transport solution, but there are significant barriers to entry – and our city streets can be unsafe for people on two wheels. Here are five cycling safety products that aim to make bicycles safer, convenient and more accessible.

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23 days ago

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Inside 307, Sidewalk Toronto’s Experimental Hub

Inside 307, Sidewalk Toronto’s Experimental Hub

Dynamic streets, outdoor comfort zones, tall timber buildings, digital electricity and more. We stepped inside Sidewalk Labs’ newly opened prototyping space to find out what the future of Toronto’s most anticipated (and not quite green-lit) development might look like.

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June 19, 2018

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A Timeline of Mike & Maaike’s Innovative Product Designs

A Timeline of Mike & Maaike’s Innovative Product Designs

Mike Simonian and Maaike Evers, the team behind San Francisco studio Mike & Maaike, have a portfolio that merges the tech and industrial design worlds. Here is a timeline of their many innovative products, from the first Android phone to office systems designed for digital workers.

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May 30, 2018

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How Mike & Maiike Established a Culture of Design at Google

How Mike & Maiike Established a Culture of Design at Google

Mike & Maaike, who designed the first Android phone, the Nexus line and Daydream View, were once the lead industrial designers at Google. They shaped Google design culture – then left to re-establish their own brand.

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May 23, 2018

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Arup is Using 3D Printing and Sand Moulds to Create Steel Nodes

Arup is Using 3D Printing and Sand Moulds to Create Steel Nodes

International design and engineering firm Arup finds a shortcut to casting complex steel nodes by using 3D printing technology.

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April 25, 2018

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The lnfluential Women of Milan Design Week 2018

The lnfluential Women of Milan Design Week 2018

Milan Design Week has begun! And designers from everywhere have plotted out standout events, located around the city and hidden within breathtaking courtyards. Here are six leading female designers that are not to be missed.

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April 17, 2018

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The Insider’s Guide to Off-Site Events at Milan Design Week 2018

The Insider’s Guide to Off-Site Events at Milan Design Week 2018

Salone del Mobile is the nexus of Milan Design Week 2018, but there are also hundreds of satellite events throughout the week – and here, Azure’s editors pick their must-sees and must-dos.

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April 6, 2018

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Oslo Airport City Will Be an Energy-Positive Terminal to the Future

Oslo Airport City Will Be an Energy-Positive Terminal to the Future

Haptic Architects has unveiled its master plans for Oslo Airport City, which it hopes to turn into an energy-positive smart city.

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April 4, 2018

Section: Architecture

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6 Exciting Tech Products for the Visually Impaired

6 Exciting Tech Products for the Visually Impaired

Tech products for the visually impaired are continually improving. And these wearables use haptic feedback, OLED headsets and deep learning to help users navigate the world.

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March 5, 2018

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