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Amazon’s Spheres Blend Conservatories with Urban Office Space

Amazon’s Spheres Blend Conservatories with Urban Office Space

Are Amazon’s Spheres biodomes, designed by international firm NBBJ in downtown Seattle, yet another step on the path toward simulated reality?

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July 18, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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Jeanne Gang Talks to Azure About Her First-Ever Toronto High-Rise

Jeanne Gang Talks to Azure About Her First-Ever Toronto High-Rise

The Chicago architect has been commissioned to design One Delisle, an icon near the central node of Yonge and St Clair – but will her proposed vision be thwarted by tall-building NIMYBism?

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July 16, 2018

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How COBE Turned a Copenhagen Grain Silo into a Residential Tower

How COBE Turned a Copenhagen Grain Silo into a Residential Tower

The Silo, industrial landmark in Copenhagen, is reborn as a residential tower in a mixed-use neighbourhood.

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July 16, 2018

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Wonder Inc. Designs a Bold Hamilton Shipping Container Home

Wonder Inc. Designs a Bold Hamilton Shipping Container Home

Wonder Inc. has created a bold shipping-container home – a residence for a family that may one day be extended to include refugees, new Canadians and friends from afar.

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July 12, 2018

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Red Planet Playground is a Joyous Intervention in a Shanghai Plaza

Red Planet Playground is a Joyous Intervention in a Shanghai Plaza

Shanghai’s 100architects animates a drab plaza with Red Planet playground, a vibrant landscape for kids. One of the latest interventions by 100architects of Shanghai has its users seeing red –…

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July 9, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Randy Bens Turns a Shipping Container into a Backyard Micro-Office

Randy Bens Turns a Shipping Container into a Backyard Micro-Office

New Westminster, B.C. architect Randy Bens transformed a shipping container into a backyard office that fits three employees. Since 2005, Randy Bens has run his residential architecture firm out of…

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July 3, 2018

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This Habitat 67 Renovation is an Ode to Montreal

This Habitat 67 Renovation is an Ode to Montreal

Rainville-Sangaré’s phenomenal Habitat 67 renovation adds light, warmth and airiness to a decades-old suite while paying homage to Moshe Safdie’s legendary complex.

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July 3, 2018

Section: Interiors

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True North Rising: Canadian Buildings We’re Watching

True North Rising: Canadian Buildings We’re Watching

In the future, Canadian skylines will look very, very different. From the nation’s tallest building to Inuit cultural centres in Newfoundland to starchitect-designed towers in the West, Azure’s editors have selected 10 new Canadian buildings to keep tabs on.

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June 29, 2018

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Commercial/Institutional Architecture Over 1,000 Square Metres

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Commercial/Institutional Architecture Over 1,000 Square Metres

The Copenhagen International School, designed by C.F. Møller Architects, isn’t just a place for academics – it’s a solar power plant, covered in 12,000 photovoltaic panels. The project is a 2018 AZ Awards Winner for Commercial/Institutional Architecture Over 1,000 Square Metres.

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June 29, 2018

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2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Residential Architecture, Multi-Unit

2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Residential Architecture, Multi-Unit

An affordable-housing project for displaced farmers in China, and a stark and stunning city block in Madrid both impressed our jury, which granted each the 2018 AZ Award of Merit in Multi-Unit Residential Architecture.

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June 29, 2018

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