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Ground Zero opens to the public Sept. 12

Ground Zero opens to the public Sept. 12

In time for the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the long-awaited memorial park at Ground Zero will open and offer visitors a first look at Reflecting Absence, two stunning waterfalls that trace the footprints of the Twin Towers.

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September 9, 2011

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Q&A: Toronto’s Department of Unusual Certainties

Q&A: Toronto’s Department of Unusual Certainties

One local research and design collective uses ideas, insights and data to push urban planning into the future. Azure chats with two of the three partners, Brendan Cormier and Christopher Pandolfi, to find out how they plan to save our city.

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August 30, 2011

Section: Curiosity

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BMW Guggenheim Lab opens in New York

BMW Guggenheim Lab opens in New York

Atelier Bow-Wow’s tent-cum-theatre goes live. Designed to cultivate ideas on how to improve urban livability, will this experiment lead to remedies and cures?

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August 10, 2011

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Sherbourne Common opens in Toronto

Sherbourne Common opens in Toronto

A small but ambitious city park, Sherbourne Common is the latest development to be completed along the city’s waterfront and the first attraction of a yet-to-be-built neighbourhood.

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July 27, 2011

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Design on Film

Design on Film

This summer, ArchiText and InterfaceFlor present Docs at Dusk, an outdoor film fest in Toronto focussing on sustainability and design. The lineup: The End of Suburbia, So Right So Smart and Blue Gold: World Water Wars. 

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July 12, 2011

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What Makes a Beautiful City?

What Makes a Beautiful City?

In the lead-up to Canada’s federal election, the future of cities should be on the minds of the 80 per cent of us that live in urban areas. What goes into a beautiful city was the topic of a discussion hosted at Toronto’s MaRS centre by the Martin Prosperity Institute, Salon Camden and the Design Industry Advisory Committee.

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April 21, 2011

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Luigi Ferrara’s Open Lattice

Luigi Ferrara’s Open Lattice

Canadian architect Luigi Ferrara has created an art installation entitled The Open Lattice for Dekla, the exclusive Toronto dealer for Scavolini kitchens.

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February 1, 2011

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