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How Can Cities Preserve their History and Be Modern, Too?

How Can Cities Preserve their History and Be Modern, Too?

That is the question posed by Second Wave of Modernism III: Leading with Landscape, one of the foremost conferences in contemporary landscape design and urban planning, kicking off with a party tonight in Toronto.

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2 days ago

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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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April 9, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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