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5 Must-Sees at IDS Vancouver 2018

5 Must-Sees at IDS Vancouver 2018

From product debuts and installations to invigorating talks – including an Azure panel – IDS Vancouver presents the best of west-coast design from September 20 to 23. Here are our top picks.

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August 28, 2018

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IdeasCity is Coming to Toronto’s Bentway

IdeasCity is Coming to Toronto’s Bentway

The annual arts and urbanism festival by New York’s New Museum is making Toronto one of its international satellites with a day of talks and events at The Bentway on September 15.

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August 28, 2018

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AZURE Talks: Woman. Architect. Entrepreneur at IDS Vancouver

AZURE Talks: Woman. Architect. Entrepreneur at IDS Vancouver

Join us on Friday, September 21, at IDS Vancouver for a keynote breakfast featuring SO-IL’s Jing Liu, 5468796’s Johanna Hurme and Scott and Scott Architects’ Susan Scott. 

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August 7, 2018

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Summer of Brutalism: What To See, Read and Visit

Summer of Brutalism: What To See, Read and Visit

With a major exhibit at MoMA, a new book on Marcel Breuer, and an online campaign to stop demolitions of raw-concrete icons, mid-century Brutalism is on every modernist’s mind. Here are our picks for what to see, read and visit.

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August 1, 2018

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Castor Design’s New Lighting Lines Get Super Minimal

Castor Design’s New Lighting Lines Get Super Minimal

Launched during NYCxDesign in May, the Panopticon and Middle Grey series are explorations in strong yet minimal lighting design.

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July 24, 2018

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Mecanoo’s Performance Arts Centre in Taiwan Raises the Roof

Mecanoo’s Performance Arts Centre in Taiwan Raises the Roof

Poised to open in October, the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) has a sinuous roof-scape embedded with open-air spaces for taking in concerts.

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July 18, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Jeanne Gang Talks to Azure About Her First-Ever Toronto High-Rise

Jeanne Gang Talks to Azure About Her First-Ever Toronto High-Rise

The Chicago architect has been commissioned to design One Delisle, an icon near the central node of Yonge and St Clair – but will her proposed vision be thwarted by tall-building NIMYBism?

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July 16, 2018

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Future World: Envisioning the Smart Community

Future World: Envisioning the Smart Community

The tools for smarter buildings and even entire cities are within our grasp. But will the results, and the smart community, be boons or busts?

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July 11, 2018

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Beau Lake Brings Beauty and Craftsmanship to the Cottage

Beau Lake Brings Beauty and Craftsmanship to the Cottage

Founded by Lee Kline and Paul Lavoie, Beau Lake is an outdoor sports gear company focused on quality design. With paddle boards, pedal boats and dock chairs, the brand is making waterside recreation a thing of beauty.

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July 3, 2018

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Inside 307, Sidewalk Toronto’s Experimental Hub

Inside 307, Sidewalk Toronto’s Experimental Hub

Dynamic streets, outdoor comfort zones, tall timber buildings, digital electricity and more. We stepped inside Sidewalk Labs’ newly opened prototyping space to find out what the future of Toronto’s most anticipated (and not quite green-lit) development might look like.

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June 19, 2018

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