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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!

Planar House, AZ Awards 2019
Planar House

Planar House, a modernist dwelling in the municipality of Porto Feliz, Brazil, near São Paulo, is a study in horizontal design. Architect Marcio Kogan of the Brazilian firm Studio MK27 set the entire building program – playrooms, mechanical rooms, ensuite bedrooms – beneath a flat, low-slung roof. The most private spaces are deep within the structure, while the living rooms sit at the two far ends, surrounded on three sides by sliding glass doors. When the doors are open, these interior regions transform into covered terraces. The roof above is similarly integrated with the landscape; it’s blanketed in sod and feels, as a result, like an extension of the lawn. The only incongruous element on the property is...

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