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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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8 days ago

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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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16 days ago

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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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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

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Even Manhole Covers Can Be Beautiful

Even Manhole Covers Can Be Beautiful

Matteo Ragni and Giulio Iacchetti’s Sfera collection of manhole covers and grates nabbed a Compasso d’Oro for injecting charm and whimsy into functional urban elements.

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June 13, 2014

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17 Reasons To Stay in The City This Summer

17 Reasons To Stay in The City This Summer

How do you beat the heat without leaving the urban jungle? By stepping inside New York’s Dover Street Market, Copenhagen’s Blue Planet aquarium, London’s new wildlife viewing stations on Regent’s Canal, and other cool city spots.

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May 30, 2014

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Can Norman Foster’s SkyCycle Come True?

Can Norman Foster’s SkyCycle Come True?

The visionary concept for London would give cyclists their own expressway. Plus, three pieces of fun, fashionable and flat-packed bike gear.

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May 12, 2014

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