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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

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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

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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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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Residential Architecture, Single Family

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Residential Architecture, Single Family

Nestled among the pine trees of Valle de Bravo, Mexico, Entrepinos clusters six thoughtfully crafted volumes around a patio. Along with Big House, Little House, the Taller Héctor Barroso project is a winner of the 2018 AZ Awards in Residential Architecture: Single Family.

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June 29, 2018

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Temporary/ Demonstration Architecture

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Temporary/ Demonstration Architecture

DevolutioN Park, in Xiamen, China, challenges developers to think differently. In an empty 90-square-metre apartment, Jiansong Tang created a rolling green oasis 27 storeys in the sky. The project is a 2018 AZ Awards winner for Temporary/Demonstration Architecture.

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June 29, 2018

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

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

The 2018 AZ Awards of Merit for Commercial/Institutional Architecture Over 1,000 Square Feet went to an architecture faculty’s expansion, a walled boutique hotel, a geometric women’s shelter and the mirrored extension of a library. 

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June 29, 2018

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Residential Architecture, Multi-Unit

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Residential Architecture, Multi-Unit

Instead of tearing down an abandoned grain silo, COBE used the landmark to create a 17-storey residential project in Copenhagen that places social sustainability – and expressively angled balconies – at its core.

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June 29, 2018

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