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2012 in Review: Top 10 Curiosities

2012 in Review: Top 10 Curiosities

Yayoi Kusama’s couture polka dots, Google’s augmented reality glasses, and Nick Cave’s wildly fun soundsuits made our list of favourite curiosities in 2012.

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December 25, 2012

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Happy holidays from Azure

Happy holidays from Azure

Azure is taking a short break for the holidays. We’ll be back on January 2, 2013.

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December 24, 2012

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Out Now: The Annual Houses Issue

Out Now: The Annual Houses Issue

Highlighting five homes from around the world that elevate modern living to an art form, our January/February 2013 issue is now on newsstands. Here’s a look at what you’ll find inside.

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December 18, 2012

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Raising the woof

Raising the woof

Last week at Design Miami, Kenya Hara presented a collection of ultra-modern dog houses and furniture, by such prominent architects as Sou Fujimoto, MVRDV and – of course – Atelier Bow-Wow.

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December 10, 2012

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Höweler + Yoon’s Radical Transportation Vision

Höweler + Yoon’s Radical Transportation Vision

The Boston firm won the Audi Urban Future Award with an ambitious concept that revolutionizes the transportation system of the Boston-Washington corridor.

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December 4, 2012

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Portal of Awareness by Rojkind Arquitectos

Portal of Awareness by Rojkind Arquitectos

Along Mexico City’s Paseo de la Reforma, a sculpture made from painted mugs encloses the sidewalk in a sweeping arch of colour.

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November 27, 2012

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In Memoriam: Arnaud Maggs

In Memoriam: Arnaud Maggs

Arnaud Maggs, one of Canada’s foremost artists, died on the weekend at age 86.

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November 21, 2012

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Crowdsourcing a cancer cure

Crowdsourcing a cancer cure

Salvatore Iaconesi, an Italian artist, hacker and TED Fellow, created a website to garner feedback on how to treat his illness, then mapped out the suggestions from 50,000 artists, doctors and fellow patients, and made them accessible to all.

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November 19, 2012

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Azure’s new website

Azure’s new website

The new Azure website was launched at midnight on November 12. It may sound like the usual spiel, but it does represent the culmination of months of the three E’s: effort, energy and enthusiasm.

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November 13, 2012

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Andrea Zittel wins Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts

Andrea Zittel wins Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts

The prestigious Austrian award, which comes with a 50,000-euro cash prize, recognizes one exceptional artist every other year whose work transverses the boundaries between art and architecture.

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November 2, 2012

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