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Amazon’s Spheres Blend Conservatories with Urban Office Space

Amazon’s Spheres Blend Conservatories with Urban Office Space

Are Amazon’s Spheres biodomes, designed by international firm NBBJ in downtown Seattle, yet another step on the path toward simulated reality?

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3 days ago

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This Kiosk Brings Gelato to Non-Gelato Places

This Kiosk Brings Gelato to Non-Gelato Places

PopApp, a 2018 Compasso d’Oro winner designed by Ifi, is a tiny gelato stand that can be transported to places that are sorely lacking gelato stands.

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5 days ago

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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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10 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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Snarkitecture’s Fun House Opens at the National Building Museum

Snarkitecture’s Fun House Opens at the National Building Museum

Part immersive installation, part whimsical retrospective, Snarkitecture’s Fun House is on now at the National Building Museum, in Washington, D.C.

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17 days ago

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Summer Pavilions Season is Here

Summer Pavilions Season is Here

With summer pavilions popping up in cities around the world, this is always the best season for temporary architecture. Here are a handful of installations, including the Serpentine and MoMA PS1, that are worth heading out into the heat for.

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22 days ago

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Scenes from the 2018 AZ Awards Gala

Scenes from the 2018 AZ Awards Gala

On Friday, June 22, Azure announced the winners of the eighth annual AZ Awards, and celebrated all of the finalists in one fabulous night at the Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto.

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25 days ago

Out Now: The 8th Annual AZ Awards Issue

Out Now: The 8th Annual AZ Awards Issue

Azure’s July/August issue is a true showcase of the very best in architecture and design, revealing the 20 winners of our 8th annual AZ Awards as well as the hottest trends we saw at Milan Design Week, innovative lighting solutions and more.

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25 days ago

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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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The Design Canada Documentary is Out Now

The Design Canada Documentary is Out Now

Design Canada, a new documentary from the team behind Helvetica, introduces us to the graphic designers behind the nation’s most iconic logos.

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June 19, 2018

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