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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!

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect on what he’s re-reading and the classical musician he’s fascinated by.

Reading I’m revisiting, as I do about every decade, William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying and Franz Kafka’s The Trial. I’m fascinated with the enigma; there’s something so difficult to grasp in both of them. They’re indecipherable, and they contain endless intrigue.

Listening I’m always looking into many artists, but right now it’s Zoë Keating, the Canadian cellist. She’s fascinating to watch. She went to computer school, then connected her com­puting and her classical cello playing with extremely interesting avant-garde music.

Surfing Every morning, I read the New York Times from cover to cover, before I go out. I get much of it done just lying in bed, going over my day.

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