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Wonder Inc. Designs a Bold Hamilton Shipping Container Home

Wonder Inc. Designs a Bold Hamilton Shipping Container Home

Wonder Inc. has created a bold shipping-container home – a residence for a family that may one day be extended to include refugees, new Canadians and friends from afar.

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9 days ago

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AZ Awards Gala: Behind the Scenes

AZ Awards Gala: Behind the Scenes

Just like any great opus, the 2018 AZ Awards gala, held on June 22 at the Evergreen Brick Works, was a collaboration on many levels: from designer Michael Anastassiades’ trophy to Giannone Petricone Associates’ scene-making installation.

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11 days ago

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True North Rising: Canadian Buildings We’re Watching

True North Rising: Canadian Buildings We’re Watching

In the future, Canadian skylines will look very, very different. From the nation’s tallest building to Inuit cultural centres in Newfoundland to starchitect-designed towers in the West, Azure’s editors have selected 10 new Canadian buildings to keep tabs on.

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22 days ago

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2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Furniture

2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Furniture

They’re smart, adaptable and future-forward. Springboard’s Q!, Lievore Altherr’s Cila, and Shim-Sutcliffe Architects’ Mantis are the recipients of the 2018 AZ Awards of Merit in the Furniture category.

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22 days ago

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Commercial/Institutional Architecture Over 1,000 Square Metres

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Commercial/Institutional Architecture Over 1,000 Square Metres

The Copenhagen International School, designed by C.F. Møller Architects, isn’t just a place for academics – it’s a solar power plant, covered in 12,000 photovoltaic panels. The project is a 2018 AZ Awards Winner for Commercial/Institutional Architecture Over 1,000 Square Metres.

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22 days ago

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Landscape Architecture

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Landscape Architecture

On the eastern coast of New Zealand, Orongo Station is a sensitive, sustainable-minded and wonderfully ambitious project – and visitors might not even notice its existence. Take a look at the 2018 AZ Awards Winner for Landscape Architecture.

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22 days ago

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Commercial/Institutional Interiors

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Commercial/Institutional Interiors

El Califa is a taquería that takes cues from the shape, and infinite manifestations, of the humble taco. The Esrawe Studio project is a 2018 AZ Awards Winner for Commercial/Institutional Interiors.

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22 days ago

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2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Residential Architecture, Single Family

2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Residential Architecture, Single Family

Four very different projects – an unconventional ski cabin, a legacy house updated with contemporary gestures, a dwelling mimicking mountains and a surreal-meets-orderly intervention – are the recipients of 2018 AZ Awards of Merit in the Residential Architecture: Single Family category.

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22 days ago

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership

In the Duke University Water Reclamation Pond, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects designed a five-hectare, multi-purpose project that reduced the school’s reliance on potable water. The project won a 2018 AZ Award for Environmental Leadership.

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22 days ago

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2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Residential Architecture, Multi-Unit

2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Residential Architecture, Multi-Unit

An affordable-housing project for displaced farmers in China, and a stark and stunning city block in Madrid both impressed our jury, which granted each the 2018 AZ Award of Merit in Multi-Unit Residential Architecture.

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22 days ago

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