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decaArchitecture’s Ring House Gives Back to its Surroundings

decaArchitecture’s Ring House Gives Back to its Surroundings

Excavation material from Ring House, decaArchitecture’s hill-hugging project in Crete, is used to restore a scarred terrain.

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16 days ago

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Christchurch’s New Central Library is Practically Earthquake-Proof

Christchurch’s New Central Library is Practically Earthquake-Proof

Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s new central library in Christchurch, New Zealand, is a made-for-place masterpiece that is inspired by the local culture and landscape. It’s also built to stand up against earthquakes. 

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27 days ago

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Fixing Social Housing (in Six Easy Lessons)

Fixing Social Housing (in Six Easy Lessons)

John Lorinc looks at what cities around the world are doing to make quality shelter more accessible to more people – and how to avoid past mistakes while they’re at it.

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October 15, 2018

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The Bahrain Centres for Traditional Music Are Defined by a Metallic Veil

The Bahrain Centres for Traditional Music Are Defined by a Metallic Veil

On the island nation of Bahrain, OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen shrouds the Bahrain Centres for Traditional Music with a metal curtain, providing glimpses at the performances within.

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October 2, 2018

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The Colourful Arachi Pavilion Brings Shade to a Public Park in Mexico

The Colourful Arachi Pavilion Brings Shade to a Public Park in Mexico

In Chihuahua, Mexico, Madrid’s Enorme Studio joins forces with local students, architects, and a community at large to construct this colourful pavilion.

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September 21, 2018

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This Slovenian Outdoor Chapel Gives Suburban Skorba a Sense of Place

This Slovenian Outdoor Chapel Gives Suburban Skorba a Sense of Place

An ethereal Slovenian outdoor chapel, shrine and grandstand, designed by design firm Enota, gives a suburb in Slovenia a new community hub.

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September 17, 2018

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Making An Impression: 6 Projects Featuring Board-Formed Concrete

Making An Impression: 6 Projects Featuring Board-Formed Concrete

Whether left with the imprint of rough-hewn boards or smoothed slats, board-formed concrete offers a distinct surface that can make a space or a structure. We’ve rounded up six stunning examples.

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September 4, 2018

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3 Green Tower Proposals Bringing Vertical Forests to Cities

3 Green Tower Proposals Bringing Vertical Forests to Cities

Green towers are emerging around the world, adding vertical forests to dense urban environments. Envisioned for Melbourne, Toulouse and Toronto, these three upcoming buildings purify the air, create microclimates and add tree cover.

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August 30, 2018

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5 Illuminating Thoughts From Ingo Maurer

5 Illuminating Thoughts From Ingo Maurer

Azure catches up with Ingo Maurer, the 86-year-old German design icon, to discuss his guiding principles, the work of young designers and being an inspiration to creatives. 

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August 29, 2018

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Hive-Mined: 5 Designs Inspired by Bees

Hive-Mined: 5 Designs Inspired by Bees

These buzz-worthy designs inspired by bees help create a better and more beautiful world for humans and insects alike.

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August 27, 2018

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