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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

Section: Architecture

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In Majordomo, DesignAgency Created an Eatery in David Chang’s Image

In Majordomo, DesignAgency Created an Eatery in David Chang’s Image

For celebrity chef David Chang’s first L.A. restaurant, Toronto-based DesignAgency turned a Chinatown warehouse into a buzzy industrial-chic restaurant.

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June 26, 2018

Section: Interiors

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Escape to the Contemporary Canadian Cottage

Escape to the Contemporary Canadian Cottage

Whether they’re resplendent second homes or a reaffirmation of the time-tested dockside experience, these contemporary Canadian cottages elevate a summer tradition.

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June 22, 2018

Section: Architecture

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The Design Canada Documentary is Out Now

The Design Canada Documentary is Out Now

Design Canada, a new documentary from the team behind Helvetica, introduces us to the graphic designers behind the nation’s most iconic logos.

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June 19, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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Transforming Fashion: Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen’s Future Couture

Transforming Fashion: Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen’s Future Couture

Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen are kindred spirits. Transforming Fashion, their exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum, combines couture and installations to present an experience that’s wonderfully unusual.

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June 13, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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The Art of Banksy in Toronto: Behind the Scenes

The Art of Banksy in Toronto: Behind the Scenes

The Art of Banksy includes more than 80 of the mysterious street artist’s works. Ahead of the $35 million exhibit, we catch up with curator Steve Lazarides to talk Banksy – and why he chose to bring the showcase to Canada.

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June 12, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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Just What is Indigenous Architecture?

Just What is Indigenous Architecture?

Unceded, Canada’s contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale, is an exhibit that has no precedent – the coming together of first nations firms from across Turtle Island (a.k.a. North America) in an exploration of Indigenous architecture.

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June 8, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Dialog is Releasing a Guide to Measuring Community Well-being

Dialog is Releasing a Guide to Measuring Community Well-being

The Conference Board of Canada and Dialog are releasing a framework that measures how design impact community well-being. We spoke to principal Antonio Gomez-Palacio about what it means for design professionals.

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June 7, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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Hits, Misses and Poetry: The King Street Pilot Project’s New Installations

Hits, Misses and Poetry: The King Street Pilot Project’s New Installations

Installations, parklets and patios are coming to Toronto’s King Street Pilot Project. Warmer weather should bring more pedestrian activity, but can art further animate the corridor? We explore.

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June 1, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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The Michael Green Acquisition and the Future of Tall Wood Buildings

The Michael Green Acquisition and the Future of Tall Wood Buildings

Vancouver’s Michael Green Architecture, a firm specializing in timber buildings, has been acquired by Silicon Valley startup Katerra. 

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June 1, 2018

Section: Architecture

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