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The Venice Biennale and the Battle for Quality of Life

The Venice Biennale and the Battle for Quality of Life

What emerges at the Venice Biennale, curated by Pritzker laureate Alejandro Aravena – and featuring 88 firms from 37 countries – is a hopeful picture of architecture with a more relevant scope, whether in the developed or developing world.

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September 30, 2016

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Norman Foster at Cersaie 2016: 5 Highlights

Norman Foster at Cersaie 2016: 5 Highlights

Azure web editor Jaclyn Tersigni, on the ground at Cersaie in Bologna, recaps the illustrious British architect’s keynote lecture.

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September 28, 2016

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Tiles, Bath and Beyond at Cersaie 2016

Tiles, Bath and Beyond at Cersaie 2016

Cersaie 2016 is about much more than tiles and faucets. Here’s what Azure web editor Jaclyn Tersigni can’t wait to see at the world’s largest tile and bathroom show, on in Bologna from September 26 to 30.

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September 23, 2016

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National Pavilions: Report from the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

National Pavilions: Report from the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

Highlights of the national exhibitions – including those from France, Japan and Australia – on display at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.

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June 13, 2016

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The Aga Khan Shortlist Exemplifies Social Architecture

The Aga Khan Shortlist Exemplifies Social Architecture

The shortlist for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, which includes a floating school in Nigeria, a series of micro-libraries in Kosovo, and an artist’s centre in Senegal, demonstrates how great design and social good go hand in hand.

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May 24, 2016

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A Preview of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

A Preview of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

The Venice Architecture Biennale kicks off next week. The world’s biggest and most important architectural exhibition aims to be expand architecture’s scope. But it may even call architecture to task for the abysmal conditions under which some buildings are made.

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May 19, 2016

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Zaha Hadid’s Legacy in 10 Projects

Zaha Hadid’s Legacy in 10 Projects

The world of architecture was shaken today by news of Zaha Hadid’s death. The Iraqi-born, London-based architect was a force to be reckoned with, and her legacy will live on in her stunning buildings – both built and underway.

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March 31, 2016

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Lectures London, UK February 2, 2016
Zaha Hadid

Next month Hadid will become the first woman to receive the Royal Gold Medal from the Royal Institute of British Architects and as part of the honour she’ll deliver a lecture…

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Inside Peter Zumthor’s Mentor Program

Inside Peter Zumthor’s Mentor Program

Spending time with the architect and Pritzker laureate, as he nurtures new architecture talent for the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.

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January 6, 2016

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12 Architecture and Design Talks in 2016

12 Architecture and Design Talks in 2016

Where to catch riveting lectures by Zaha Hadid, Ma Yansong, Tom Dixon and other globe-trotting architects and designers in the new year and beyond.

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January 5, 2016

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