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Q&A: Talking with Gary Hustwit

Q&A: Talking with Gary Hustwit

The documentarian behind Helvetica, Objectified, and – his latest – Urbanized was recently in Toronto for an exclusive viewing of all three films, which are screening at the TIFF Bell Lightbox until January 17. Azure caught up with him to talk about city planning, Frank Gehry and Massimo Vignelli.

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January 16, 2012

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Unfinished Spaces and the revival of Cuban architecture

Unfinished Spaces and the revival of Cuban architecture

A new film explores the re-energization of a series of architectural jewels by Ricardo Porro, Roberto Gottardi and Vittorio Garrati that were nearly lost to the Cuban jungle.

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January 13, 2012

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Jet-set lecture circuit: Winter 2012 edition

Jet-set lecture circuit: Winter 2012 edition

Peel the plastic off your 2012 Moleskine, shuffle around your dinner dates, and make some room for free lectures from architecture and design’s key players, including Michel Rojkind and Jeanne Gang.

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January 9, 2012

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Q&A: Talking with Chad Oppenheim

Q&A: Talking with Chad Oppenheim

A Q&A with the young Miami architect behind such jaw-dropping designs as Miami’s COR Tower and Desert Lodges, a resort carved into the hills of Wadi Rum, in Jordan.

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January 2, 2012

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2011 in Review: Hits and Misses

2011 in Review: Hits and Misses

Azure associate editor Nina Boccia takes a look at the best in design, technology and social innovation. Top picks include Jurgen Mayer H.’s Metropol Parasol, the digitization of Massimo Vignelli’s map for New York’s subway system and the Mutant Architecture & Design exhibit in Milan.

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December 19, 2011

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2011 in Review: Hits and Misses

2011 in Review: Hits and Misses

Azure senior editor Elizabeth Pagliacolo takes a look at the best in design, technology and social innovation – including Talk to Me, the Occupy Movement and the design fairs. And two things we wish were otherwise.

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December 13, 2011

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SFMoMA unveils new plans for expansion

SFMoMA unveils new plans for expansion

While Snøhetta’s recently updated plans for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s expansion adds new entry points, it also does away with Mario Botta’s three-storey staircase.

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December 6, 2011

Ones to watch at Design Miami

Ones to watch at Design Miami

The art-design mecca Design Miami is on until December 4. Here are the top five reasons to hit the beach.

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December 2, 2011

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Mega sports and cultural complex in Slovenia

Mega sports and cultural complex in Slovenia

A multi-use indoor arena, a soccer stadium and near-completed shopping centre, all by architects Sadar + Vuga, re-energize the city of Ljubljana.

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November 29, 2011

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The winners of the 2011 Design Exchange Awards

The winners of the 2011 Design Exchange Awards

The Design Exchange in Toronto announced the winners and finalists for its annual award program.

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November 25, 2011

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