Architecture

True North Rising: Canadian Buildings We’re Watching

True North Rising: Canadian Buildings We’re Watching

In the future, Canadian skylines will look very, very different. From the nation’s tallest building to Inuit cultural centres in Newfoundland to starchitect-designed towers in the West, Azure’s editors have selected 10 new Canadian buildings to keep tabs on.

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June 29, 2018

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Escape to the Contemporary Canadian Cottage

Escape to the Contemporary Canadian Cottage

Whether they’re resplendent second homes or a reaffirmation of the time-tested dockside experience, these contemporary Canadian cottages elevate a summer tradition.

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June 22, 2018

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Zaha Hadid Architects’ Morpheus Hotel in Macau

Zaha Hadid Architects’ Morpheus Hotel in Macau

Wow! The Morpheus Hotel in Macau’s City of Dreams is complete and jaw-dropping. It’s both a feat of engineering and a sign of one gaming mecca’s huge wealth.

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June 15, 2018

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Just What is Indigenous Architecture?

Just What is Indigenous Architecture?

Unceded, Canada’s contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale, is an exhibit that has no precedent – the coming together of first nations firms from across Turtle Island (a.k.a. North America) in an exploration of Indigenous architecture.

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June 8, 2018

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Highlights of the Arsenale at the 2018 Venice Biennale

Highlights of the Arsenale at the 2018 Venice Biennale

The 16th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale, curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, is called FREESPACE. Here are a few highlights from the Arsenale’s 50,000-square-metre exhibition space.

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June 5, 2018

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I-Kanda’s Cabin On A Rock Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

I-Kanda’s Cabin On A Rock Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

Tucked away in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, I-Kanda’s Cabin on a Rock was shaped by a series of challenges.

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June 4, 2018

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The Michael Green Acquisition and the Future of Tall Wood Buildings

The Michael Green Acquisition and the Future of Tall Wood Buildings

Vancouver’s Michael Green Architecture, a firm specializing in timber buildings, has been acquired by Silicon Valley startup Katerra. 

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June 1, 2018

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A Montreal Park With a Bold, Candy-Striped Promenade

A Montreal Park With a Bold, Candy-Striped Promenade

In Montreal, local landscape architecture firm Civiliti has designed Parc Guido-Nincheri, a public art-filled space defined by undulating red and white striped pathways.

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May 25, 2018

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The Guardian Art Center is an Emblem of China’s Rising Influence on Art

The Guardian Art Center is an Emblem of China’s Rising Influence on Art

An emblem of China’s rising clout, the Guardian Art Center is Ole Scheeren’s most ambitious project yet.

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May 21, 2018

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The BIG Tiny House Prefab

The BIG Tiny House Prefab

Prefabs have long held a fascination with designers and architects. Philippe Starck, Sir Richard Rogers and Tom Dixon, to name just a few, have dabbled in the typology. Now Bjarke Ingels has joined the tradition, with A45.

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May 18, 2018

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