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7 Visionary Projects

7 Visionary Projects

That are poised to improve lives and inspire social change in the near future.
By David Dick-Agnew, Tim McKeough and Elizabeth Pagliacolo

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April 22, 2013

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A Cane That Looks As Good As it Works

A Cane That Looks As Good As it Works

A startup studio in Winnipeg is hoping to improve the aesthetics of canes, taking them from hospital-issued utilitarian props to fashionable accessories that a person of any age would be proud to sport.

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April 17, 2013

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The Zaha Effect

The Zaha Effect

The Pritzker Prize laureate wins a competition to design Japan’s New National Stadium in Tokyo and puts her signature on another city.

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April 15, 2013

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Soft Moves

Soft Moves

On an island off the coast of Osaka, Japan, Shuhei Endo builds a ­dramatic theatre-in-the-round for an ancient form of puppetry.

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April 15, 2013

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Oscar’s Legacy

Oscar’s Legacy

Brazil’s fabled modernist city lives on with all of its beautiful flaws intact.

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April 15, 2013

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In Memoriam: Paolo Soleri

In Memoriam: Paolo Soleri

The visionary architect behind Arcosanti, an eco-community in the Arizona desert, passed away this week. An exhibit on now at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art shows the breadth of his ingenuity.

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April 12, 2013

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Lacoste Loves Manga

Lacoste Loves Manga

Japanese fashion designer Hiroaki Ohya channels Astro Boy to create a series of anime-inspired graphic polos for the iconic French brand.

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April 9, 2013

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Vote Now: 2013 AZ Awards People’s Choice Awards

Vote Now: 2013 AZ Awards People’s Choice Awards

Last month, the AZ Awards jury weighed in. Now it’s your turn! Until Friday, May 3, you can vote for your favourite AZ Awards finalists in the People’s Choice Awards.

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April 4, 2013

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Azure brings Wi-Fi to MOST

Azure brings Wi-Fi to MOST

For those who need to check their email (that’d be all of us) but want to avoid insane roaming fees, Azure is bringing a Wi-Fi hot spot to MOST, the Tom Dixon-instigated venue in Milan’s Museum of Science and Technology, during Milan design week.

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April 1, 2013

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Out Now: The May 2013 Issue

Out Now: The May 2013 Issue

From our annual guide to building sustainably to our inside look at the auto industry’s carbon-fibre future, Azure’s May issue is devoted to the rapid evolution of sustainable design.

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March 21, 2013

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