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An Urban Oasis in Paris

An Urban Oasis in Paris

Dominique Coulon uses soft light to turn a neglected pool into a tranquil urban oasis.

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9 days ago

Section: Interiors

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5 Brilliant Proposals for Toronto’s New Ferry Terminal

5 Brilliant Proposals for Toronto’s New Ferry Terminal

The teams competing to redesign Toronto’s Jack Layton Ferry Terminal – featuring West 8, Will Alsop, Diller Scofidio+Renfro and nARCHITECTS – have unveiled their concepts. One thing’s for sure: the ferry dock will be reborn as an architectural showstopper.

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March 17, 2015

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Snøhetta’s Sweet Spot

Snøhetta’s Sweet Spot

On an Oslo rooftop, a pair of hives designed by Snøhetta make a nice home for 160,000 honey bees.

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March 10, 2015

Section: Curiosity

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A Beautiful Public Washroom in an Edmonton Park

A Beautiful Public Washroom in an Edmonton Park

This mirrored pavilion in Edmonton’s Borden Park, by gh3 of Toronto, turns the call of nature into an art excursion.

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November 13, 2014

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Copenhagen’s Elevated Bike Bridge

Copenhagen’s Elevated Bike Bridge

Snaking its way into the heart of the cycling-friendly city, Dissing + Weitling’s piece of infrastructure is also a vibrant new landmark.

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November 5, 2014

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Designs For the Near Future: Cleaner Cities

Designs For the Near Future: Cleaner Cities

Azure explores new and upcoming innovations that will make a positive difference on every scale, from the individual to the city. Here, we look at Studio Roosegaarde’s smog vacuums for cleaning polluted urban centres.

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October 15, 2014

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Designs for the Near Future: Henk Ovink’s Rebuild by Design

Designs for the Near Future: Henk Ovink’s Rebuild by Design

Azure explores new and upcoming innovations that will make a positive difference on every scale, from the individual to the city. Here, we talk to Henk Ovink, the man who will save Manhattan from drowning.

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October 8, 2014

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Project to Watch: Fort York Visitors Centre

Project to Watch: Fort York Visitors Centre

An iconic battleground of the War of 1812 finally gets the museum it deserves. But Toronto’s Fort York Visitors Centre – and its stunning weathered steel facade – needs a little help to live up to its fighting spirit.

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September 15, 2014

Section: Architecture

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2014 AZ Awards Winner: A+ Student Award

2014 AZ Awards Winner: A+ Student Award

Smith Creek Park, by Virginia Tech’s Design/buildLAB, has reinvigorated a neighbourhood of Clifton Forge, Virginia.

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September 4, 2014

Section: Architecture

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Morphosis Schools Us in the Possibilities of Architecture

Morphosis Schools Us in the Possibilities of Architecture

Led by Thom Mayne, the California firm creates a school for students of show business on the Sunset Strip of Los Angeles that encloses telescopic classroom volumes in a shimmering steel frame.

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June 23, 2014

Section: Architecture

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