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Azure Reads: Exactitudes

Azure Reads: Exactitudes

Containing hundreds of portraits shot on city streets around the world, this book raises some interesting questions about style.

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August 5, 2011

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High Art

High Art

Artist Lyla Rye’s Swing Stage, a giant platform suspended inside an industrial building-turned-gallery, pays tribute to the power and strength of trusses and nodes – the hardiest and most basic form of structural design.

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August 2, 2011

Section: Architecture

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Bruce Mau’s The Bureau of Doing Something About It

Bruce Mau’s The Bureau of Doing Something About It

This weekend is the last chance to check out Bruce Mau Design’s The Bureau of Doing Something About It, an interactive exhibit that sees the BMD team create solutions on site for more than 1,000 complaints submitted by Torontonians.

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July 29, 2011

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On Now: Junya Ishigami’s Architecture as Air

On Now: Junya Ishigami’s Architecture as Air

In Junya Ishigami’s fittingly named installation Architecture as Air, the main structure appears to float effortlessly. Now open at the Barbican Art Gallery in London, the exhibition explores and redefines the aesthetics of minimalism.

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July 8, 2011

Section: Architecture

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Brooks + Scarpa revamp Frank Gehry’s parking garage

Brooks + Scarpa revamp Frank Gehry’s parking garage

With a frame by Frank Gehry and a new and striking skin by Brooks + Scarpa, the Santa Monica Municipal Parking Garage represents an awe-inspiring eco-renovation.

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July 5, 2011

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stARTT’s winning summer installation opens at MAXXI

stARTT’s winning summer installation opens at MAXXI

For the first time in its 12-year history, MoMA PS1’s Young Architect Program has gone beyond New York, collaborating with MAXXI in Rome to host a summer installation by Roman architecture firm stARTT.

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July 4, 2011

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Mercer Union’s Stellar Living auction

Mercer Union’s Stellar Living auction

Interior furnishings, lighting and decor by 50 Toronto artists are up for bid at the artist-run gallery’s annual auction. Here are the top 10 investment-worthy pieces.

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May 10, 2011

Section: Interiors

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Double feature at MADE

Double feature at MADE

Toronto’s MADE hosts an exhibit of new works by local artists Amanda McCavour and Kirsten White.

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May 5, 2011

Section: Curiosity

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Top 10 exhibits at Toronto’s Contact festival

Top 10 exhibits at Toronto’s Contact festival

Now in its 15th year, Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival is the world’s biggest photography festival, with more than 1,500 artists participating in the month-long event, held at galleries and outdoor spaces throughout Toronto. Here are our top 10 shows not to be missed.

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May 3, 2011

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Where is Ai Weiwei?

Where is Ai Weiwei?

Ai Weiwei’s arrest more than a week ago has spurred protests and petitions around the globe. The internationally acclaimed Chinese artist, dissident and designer, who collaborated with Herzog & deMeuron on the famed Bird’s Nest for the Beijing Olympics, hasn’t been heard from since April 3.

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April 11, 2011

Section: Architecture

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