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2016 AZ Awards Winner: Best Unbuilt Concept

2016 AZ Awards Winner: Best Unbuilt Concept

Sanjay Puri’s Courtyard House is an oasis-like office complex, where workers can escape the desert heat by a peaceful pool.

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August 25, 2016

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2016 AZ Award Winner: Best Concept Prototype

2016 AZ Award Winner: Best Concept Prototype

Small but mighty, Enough House packs living, eating and sleeping quarters into a mere 65 square metres.

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August 12, 2016

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Transforming Life Jackets into Shelters for Syrian Refugees

Transforming Life Jackets into Shelters for Syrian Refugees

Tens of thousands of life jackets left on Greek shores by Syrian refugees have become a building material for one 15-year-old student who is determined to find ways to turn them into makeshift shelters.

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August 6, 2016

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10 Projects We’re Watching: Summer Edition

10 Projects We’re Watching: Summer Edition

From David Adjaye’s National Museum of African American History and Culture to Coop Himmelb(l)au’s museum of contemporary art in Shenzhen, here are the most exciting architecture projects worldwide that are now nearing completion.

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July 1, 2016

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A Prefab, 3‑D Printed, Car- and Solar-Powered Tiny House

A Prefab, 3‑D Printed, Car- and Solar-Powered Tiny House

How SOM and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory are driving green living to the next level.

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May 19, 2016

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The World’s First Carbon-Fibre Foldaway Tub

The World’s First Carbon-Fibre Foldaway Tub

German designer Carina Deuschl’s Xtend, shown in Cologne and Milan, enters uncharted waters.

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May 19, 2016

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A Pavilion of Tiny Pink Buildings

A Pavilion of Tiny Pink Buildings

For the December 2015 edition of Unbuilt, Design Miami’s architecture installation, Harvard GSD students created a pavilion out of miniature models.

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April 20, 2016

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Tiny Landmarks: Impulse in Montreal

Tiny Landmarks: Impulse in Montreal

Toronto architecture firm Lateral Office and CS Design created a seesaw set that lit up the annual Luminothérapie festival in Montreal’s Place des Festivals last January. It’s part of Tiny Landmarks, our look at six projects modest in size and budget but immeasurable in impact.

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April 13, 2016

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Real or Rendering?

Real or Rendering?

Architectural and interior renderings can be almost indistinguishable from the real thing. Don’t be an April Fool! See if you can spot which of these stunning projects are photos – and which exist only in the virtual world.

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April 1, 2016

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Will Bjarke Ingels Change the Architecture Game in Canada?

Will Bjarke Ingels Change the Architecture Game in Canada?

Copenhagen firm BIG now has three game-changing developments underway in Canada: a transformative mixed-use project in Toronto’s Fashion District, the Vancouver House high-rise and the Telus Sky Tower in Calgary.

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March 24, 2016

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