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Architecture Adrift: 6 Floating Structures

Architecture Adrift: 6 Floating Structures

In warmer weather, we’re all immediately drawn to the waterside. This summer, six fantastic floating structures around the world – by SelgasCano, Christo, BIG and more – take advantage of this tendency.

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July 27, 2018

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The Problem with Open-Plan Offices (and How to Fix it)

The Problem with Open-Plan Offices (and How to Fix it)

Having trouble focusing at work? You’re not alone. As open-plan schemes get re-evaluated, the newest paradigm favours solitude as much as face-to-face collaboration.

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July 25, 2018

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This Surreal Bjarke Ingels Orb May Be Heading to Burning Man

This Surreal Bjarke Ingels Orb May Be Heading to Burning Man

Bjarke Ingels wants to float The Orb, a metallic planet-like sphere, at Burning Man 2018. But can he raise enough money to bring the installation to the Playa?

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July 24, 2018

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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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July 18, 2018

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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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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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2018 AZ Awards Gala: Behind the Scenes

2018 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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July 10, 2018

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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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July 4, 2018

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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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June 29, 2018

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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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June 26, 2018

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