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Bruce Mau on How Design Can Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

Bruce Mau on How Design Can Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

The Canadian designer and creator of the main exhibit at EDIT, Toronto’s inaugural design biennial, talks to Azure about the revolutionary power of design methodology.

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May 8, 2017

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In Conversation with Jacques Herzog

In Conversation with Jacques Herzog

After nearly a decade of construction, Herzog & de Meuron’s Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg is now open. Jacques Herzog, founding partner of the Swiss firm, talked to Azure about the building and how it fits within the firm’s canon, both present and future.

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May 3, 2017

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Masterworks: John Pawson and London’s New Design Museum

Masterworks: John Pawson and London’s New Design Museum

With its interior wrapped in soft oak, the new Design Museum in London is proof John Pawson is still Britain’s guru of “the art of nothing.”

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April 28, 2017

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A Rooftop Playground in the Philippines

A Rooftop Playground in the Philippines

For this rooftop playground in the Philippines, local designer Kenneth Cobonpue borrowed inspiration from his own collection of rattan furniture.

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April 19, 2017

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Masterworks: Amanda Levete and the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology

Masterworks: Amanda Levete and the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology

Amanda Levete has built a sublime masterpiece on the shores of the Tagus River – one that’s set to turn Lisbon into Europe’s hottest tourist destination for contemporary art and design.

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April 19, 2017

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Masterworks: Allied Works and Studio Bell

Masterworks: Allied Works and Studio Bell

Allied Works hit a cultural high note with Studio Bell, a wildly dramatic music centre in Calgary that channels the western city’s outlying hoodoos and frozen terrain.

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April 11, 2017

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Diamond Schmitt Architects Uses Innovative LED Light System to Transform Toronto Theatre

Diamond Schmitt Architects Uses Innovative LED Light System to Transform Toronto Theatre

The local firm has turned the original 1,800-seat Toronto Centre for the Arts into two distinct venues with a state-of-the-art design feature.

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April 11, 2017

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Masterworks: David Adjaye and the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Masterworks: David Adjaye and the National Museum of African American History and Culture

The completion of David Adjaye’s most ambitious project to date has the British architect poised to reach a new level of greatness.

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April 2, 2017

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A Striking Hillside Chapel in Austria

A Striking Hillside Chapel in Austria

In the hills of southern Lower Austria, the recently completed Kapelle Salgenreute is a powerful and modern homage to the original it was designed to replace.

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March 31, 2017

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Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel: Public Amenity or “Playground for Billionaires?”

Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel: Public Amenity or “Playground for Billionaires?”

The designer’s expensive plan for a “staircase to nowhere” in NYC has inspired a mix of rants and raves. Here’s why.

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March 23, 2017

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