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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!

Neeson Cripps Academy, AZ Awards 2019

Architecture’s greatest power is its ability to transform – a site, a mood, a community. The Neeson Cripps Academy in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, is a beautiful testament to that force. Built near the site of the former Stung Meanchey landfill, one of the world’s most notorious garbage dumps, the academy is helping to eradicate poverty by providing 400 children with a world-class education. Many of those children once scavenged the dump as a means of supporting their families.

Neeson Cripps Academy, AZ Awards 2019

Called on to create a space that would empower learning, minimize energy demand and offer a tangible connection to the local community, lead architect Rick Cook of COOKFOX Architects prioritized biophilic design concepts, sustainable strategies...

AZ Awards 2019 Winner: Neeson Cripps Academy

Designed by COOKFOX Architects, the beautiful and sustainable Neeson Cripps Academy in Phnom Penh is the winner in the Social Good category of the 2019 AZ Awards.

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