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The Best Star Wars-Inspired Design and Architecture

The Best Star Wars-Inspired Design and Architecture

With Solo set to open imminently, starring Alden Ehrenreich as a young Han, there’s no better time to geek out over all things Star Wars. Star Wars–inspired design and architecture is everywhere – here are a dozen of our favourites.

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December 15, 2015

Section: Curiosity

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2016 Design Trends: Transparency

2016 Design Trends: Transparency

The fourth instalment of our annual trends package – which shines a light on the materials, objects and buildings that are basking in the most impactful colours of the coming year – explores colourful translucency.

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November 26, 2015

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Toronto’s Partisans is on a Winning Streak

Toronto’s Partisans is on a Winning Streak

The architecture studio’s co-founder Alex Josephson has been named winner of the Design Exchange’s Emerging Designer Competition. It is just one of a recent string of accolades for the burgeoning firm.

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November 23, 2015

Section: Design

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Twenty + Change: Next Generation

Twenty + Change: Next Generation

In Toronto, the Twenty + Change exhibit of emerging Canadian firms – including Polymétis, Luc Bouliane and Peter Sampson Architecture – offers a glimpse of what tomorrow’s architecture has in store.

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November 20, 2015

Section: Architecture

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Toronto’s Next Generation: Partisans

Toronto’s Next Generation: Partisans

The firm behind Bar Raval and the Grotto Sauna is shaking things up in Toronto with its future-forward approach to digital architecture. Partisans is part of Azure’s chosen five: Toronto firms that are climbing to new heights.

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June 11, 2015

Section: Architecture

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Toronto’s Next Generation: Benjamin Dillenburger

Toronto’s Next Generation: Benjamin Dillenburger

Benjamin Dillenburger is a parametric designer and architect conjuring intricate and fantastical 3-D printed interiors and buildings. He’s part of Azure’s chosen five: Toronto firms that are climbing to new heights.

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May 11, 2015

Section: Architecture

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Video: Inside Toronto’s Integral House Azure Video

Video: Inside Toronto’s Integral House

An architectural jewel in Toronto, Integral House stands out for its exquisite curved form and remarkable detailing. In this exclusive video, we explore with architect Brigitte Shim the many sublime spaces of the award-winning house.

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April 1, 2015

Section: Architecture

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Designs of the Year: 6 Outstanding Nominees

Designs of the Year: 6 Outstanding Nominees

The Design Museum in London has nominated 76 projects and products as the year’s very best, displaying them in an exhibit that runs to August 23. Here are our six favourite contenders, from responsive street furniture to mushroom lamps.

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March 26, 2015

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Top 5 Tech Breakthroughs of the Past 30 Years

Top 5 Tech Breakthroughs of the Past 30 Years

From concept to construction, here are five influential technologies that have shaped the field of architecture and design over the past 30 years of Azure.

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March 10, 2015

Section: Curiosity

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On Now: Toronto’s Wonderful Winter Stations

On Now: Toronto’s Wonderful Winter Stations

The temporary art installations in the city’s Beach neighbourhood are encouraging Torontonians out of hibernation.

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February 24, 2015

Section: Curiosity

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