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Azure's July/August 2019 Issue cover
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July/August 2019

From a groundbreaking seaside museum in China to an elegant new sofa by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Azure’s July/August issue unveils the 20 winners of the ninth annual AZ Awards!

62M

The superterrestrial design of this 40-unit residential development made it an instant Winnipeg landmark that locals have dubbed “the Spaceship.” The hometown architects elevated 62M’s doughnut-shaped three-storey structure on 20 slender concrete columns, creating the illusion that it is hovering over its one- and two-storey neighbours. A concrete core provides additional stability and contains the elevator access to the residences nearly 11 metres above. The architects were able to accomplish this daring multi-unit design at market prices by relying on cost-effective prefabrication techniques and craning the elements into place, by making modular trapezoidal units and finishing them in just two model types, and by...

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