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Whimsical Berczy Park Makes a Splash in Toronto

Whimsical Berczy Park Makes a Splash in Toronto

The revitalized Berczy Park is a whimsical precedent for a new Toronto, with more welcoming – and more memorable – public spaces.

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2 days ago

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Trillium Park Launches the Transformation of Toronto’s Ontario Place

Trillium Park Launches the Transformation of Toronto’s Ontario Place

The recent opening of Trillium Park, in Toronto, brings new green space to the city and marks a promising start to the revitalization of Ontario Place.

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8 days ago

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“Humane Architecture” Project in Toronto Helps Break the Cycle of Youth Homelessness

“Humane Architecture” Project in Toronto Helps Break the Cycle of Youth Homelessness

Local firm LGA Architectural Partners has created a haven that gives teenagers a real chance at getting off the street.

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May 5, 2017

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10 Urban Innovations From Around the World

10 Urban Innovations From Around the World

Sub-sonic travel, beautiful infrastructure and space-saving micro-housing, plus seven other remarkable urban innovations that are changing the world’s cities, for the better.

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October 20, 2016

Section: Curiosity

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Q&A: Mirik Milan, Night Mayor of Amsterdam

Q&A: Mirik Milan, Night Mayor of Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s ambassador of after-dark activity (and safety) tells Azure what cities can gain from round-the-clock culture.

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October 12, 2016

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This Toronto Tower Incorporates Brick-and-Beam History

This Toronto Tower Incorporates Brick-and-Beam History

In a city of condos, Sweeny&Co preserves history by building over top rather than tearing down at Queen Richmond Centre West.

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June 20, 2016

Section: Architecture

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An Opera Depicting Jane Jacobs’ Biggest Street Battle

An Opera Depicting Jane Jacobs’ Biggest Street Battle

A Marvelous Order, staged one March night in New York, presented the operatic battle for neighbourhoods between Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses.

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May 4, 2016

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Tiny Landmarks: La Kagü in Tokyo

Tiny Landmarks: La Kagü in Tokyo

For the Japanese lifestyle emporium La Kagü, Kengo Kuma and Associates creates a staircase promenade open to the public. It’s part of Tiny Landmarks, our look at six projects modest in size and budget but immeasurable in impact.

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April 15, 2016

Section: Architecture

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Daan Roosegaarde’s Smog-Eating Tower

Daan Roosegaarde’s Smog-Eating Tower

With the world’s largest smog vacuum, the Dutch designer delivers an in-your-face reminder of the threat from pollution.

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March 29, 2016

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Foster + Partners’ Electric Vision for the Future

Foster + Partners’ Electric Vision for the Future

Working with Nissan, the London architecture firm has debuted a concept that would transform the city and everything in it – from streets and buildings to cars – into fuel cells that power each other with renewable energy.

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March 7, 2016

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