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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!

Local, AZ Awards 2019
Local

Local is a funhouse installation in a central square in Mexico City. The designer, Antonio Morodo of the Mexican firm MRD Arquitectos, created a circular edifice made of wooden studs and sheets of plywood. Visitors enter through one of a dozen doors whose colours match the 12 major subway lines in town. They then find themselves in a hall of mirrors where their own image is multiplied infinitely. The installation is a comment on civic life: Visitors see themselves as one face among many in a seemingly endless crowd. It’s also an ad hoc performance space, attracting magicians, dancers and shamans. In short, it is a place of serendipity – a venue for the kind of spontaneous happenings that so frequently occur in North...

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