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Announcing the Winners of the 2013 AZ Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2013 AZ Awards

Top players of the international architectural and design community, from as far as Mexico and Belgium, gathered at the Evergreen Brick Works last night as AZURE revealed the winners of its third annual AZ Awards.

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June 14, 2013

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In Memoriam: Niels Diffrient

In Memoriam: Niels Diffrient

The American industrial designer who literally wrote the book on ergonomic design has died at the age of 84.

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June 12, 2013

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Where the Wild Bees Are

Where the Wild Bees Are

Paris firm AtelierD constructs a hotel where threatened ­pollen bees can seek refuge.

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June 10, 2013

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Lina-Marie Köppen’s Twist on Everyday Objects

Lina-Marie Köppen’s Twist on Everyday Objects

The Berlin designer re-imagines household items with a new twist on form versus function.

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June 5, 2013

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What Cities Can Learn from Copenhagen

What Cities Can Learn from Copenhagen

After a week’s tour of Denmark, Azure contributing editor Adele Weder returns with five design values that major urban centres around the world can learn from the country’s capital – beyond bike lanes.

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May 29, 2013

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On Now: Archaeology of the Digital

On Now: Archaeology of the Digital

The Canadian Centre for Architecture’s latest exhibition records the birth of the ongoing love affair between technology and architecture, through seminal projects by Frank Gehry, Peter Eisenman, Chuck Hoberman and Shoei Yoh.

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May 23, 2013

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Video: Interview with Philippe Starck Azure Video

Video: Interview with Philippe Starck

At Euroluce, the biennial lighting fair held in Milan last April, Philippe Starck revealed to Azure the dreams behind his three new fixtures for Italian lighting manufacturer Flos – and the challenges involved in creating them.

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May 15, 2013

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Video: Interview with Ron Arad Azure Video

Video: Interview with Ron Arad

Designer and architect Ron Arad talks with Azure about PQ Eyewear, his new line of specs that explores 3D-printing and reinvents the hinge.

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May 13, 2013

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On Now: Full Circle at WORKshop

On Now: Full Circle at WORKshop

On until May 11, this exhibit at Toronto’s WORKshop brings together the experimental Chinese-inspired works of international designers and architects, from Taiwan’s Luke Liu Kuo-Chang to Chicago artist-architect Jimenez Lai of Bureau Spectacular.

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May 8, 2013

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When Enough is Enough

When Enough is Enough

We Make Carpets draws a line in the sand.

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May 6, 2013

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