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5 Canadian-Made Wearables That Give Athletes a Tech Advantage

5 Canadian-Made Wearables That Give Athletes a Tech Advantage

To gain that all-important competitive edge, Olympians are increasingly turning to technology. Here are five Canadian-made wearables that are helping athletes optimize their performance.

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February 12, 2018

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L’Abri’s Minimal Montreal Duplex Puts Natural Light Front and Centre

L’Abri’s Minimal Montreal Duplex Puts Natural Light Front and Centre

Montreal design studio L’Abri transforms a series of Plateau apartments into a minimalist, light-filled home.

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February 6, 2018

Section: Interiors

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Four Impressive Details From Toronto’s TTC Spadina Extension

Four Impressive Details From Toronto’s TTC Spadina Extension

For all the controversy surrounding the TTC Spadina Extension, the new stations contain several stunning examples of art and architecture.

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February 2, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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5 Fresh Talents at Toronto Design Week 2018

5 Fresh Talents at Toronto Design Week 2018

Last week, Azure’s editors left no stone unturned in our search for top new talents at the Toronto Design Offsite Festival and the Interior Design Show. Here are five fresh designers who have landed on our radar.

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January 23, 2018

Section: Design

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Meet The Bentway, a Cathedral-like Park Under a Toronto Expressway

Meet The Bentway, a Cathedral-like Park Under a Toronto Expressway

One of Toronto’s most novel urban renewal projects, The Bentway, has finally opened with its first recreational project: a figure-eight skating trail underneath the Gardiner Expressway.

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January 16, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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Yves Poitras Wants to Build Vibrant, Efficient and Better Cities

Yves Poitras Wants to Build Vibrant, Efficient and Better Cities

The University of Calgary’s Environmental Design Faculty inspired Prix de Rome winner Yves Poitras’ interest in big-city strategies.

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January 15, 2018

Section: Design

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Art and Architecture Connect for TO DO’s Deborah Wang

Art and Architecture Connect for TO DO’s Deborah Wang

Deborah Wang, co-founder and artistic director of TO DO, Toronto’s largest offsite design event, says its her degrees in art and architecture that have fuelled her expansive interest in all aspects of design, from creating work to curating it.

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January 12, 2018

Section: Design

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How Toronto’s DesignAgency Became a Global Force in Interior Design

How Toronto’s DesignAgency Became a Global Force in Interior Design

How a longtime friendship turned into DesignAgency, the go-to interior firm for hotels and restaurants seeking ready-made character and warmth.

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January 4, 2018

Section: Interiors

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Toronto’s Tiny Headfoneshop Has One Beautiful Architectural Feature

Toronto’s Tiny Headfoneshop Has One Beautiful Architectural Feature

Headfoneshop, an audiophile hangout designed by Batay-Csorba Architects, has an eye-grabbing display that ripples up the store’s walls.

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December 21, 2017

Section: Interiors

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How NADAAA Saved One Spadina’s Amazing Ceiling

How NADAAA Saved One Spadina’s Amazing Ceiling

Katie Faulkner, co-principal of Boston’s NADAAA, talks to Azure about how her firm rescued the University of Toronto architecture school expansion from losing its magnificent ceiling.

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December 11, 2017

Section: Architecture

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