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Ground Zero opens to the public Sept. 12

Ground Zero opens to the public Sept. 12

In time for the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the long-awaited memorial park at Ground Zero will open and offer visitors a first look at Reflecting Absence, two stunning waterfalls that trace the footprints of the Twin Towers.

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September 9, 2011

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BMW Guggenheim Lab opens in New York

BMW Guggenheim Lab opens in New York

Atelier Bow-Wow’s tent-cum-theatre goes live. Designed to cultivate ideas on how to improve urban livability, will this experiment lead to remedies and cures?

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August 10, 2011

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Zaha Hadid’s Olympic Aquatics Centre

Zaha Hadid’s Olympic Aquatics Centre

With one year to go before the London 2012 Olympics, Hadid’s creature of the deep blue is finally complete.

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August 3, 2011

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1st Annual AZ Award winners announced

1st Annual AZ Award winners announced

Last night at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, over 300 guests were on hand to cheer on the 14 winners of our first international awards program, and to take in the newly installed AZ Awards exhibit – on all summer at Harbourfront Centre.

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June 16, 2011

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Azure in NYC: Get a Marcel Wanders tattoo

Azure in NYC: Get a Marcel Wanders tattoo

Calling all fans of Marcel Wanders. If you really admire the Dutch designer’s work, it might be time to make a lifelong commitment.

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May 17, 2011

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Seven best bets for NYC Design Week

Seven best bets for NYC Design Week

From Flos and Marcel Wanders’s makeshift tattoo parlour and – Stephen Burks’s multiple exhibits to a Monday-night party circuit in SoHo, here are just a few of the happenings that will make this weekend in New York City even more electric during ICFF.

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May 12, 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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Levittown’s Second Life

Levittown’s Second Life

Last weekend, Levittown, New York – famous as the first planned residential community ever built – held an open house, with a little help from Dutch design studio Droog and New York firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro.

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April 28, 2011

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Forest of Evolution

Forest of Evolution

Salone del Mobile 2011 was packed with big, bold displays. But one installation along via Tortona – by Japanese lighting company Lumiotec – was so small that only five or six people could see it at once.

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April 27, 2011

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What Makes a Beautiful City?

What Makes a Beautiful City?

In the lead-up to Canada’s federal election, the future of cities should be on the minds of the 80 per cent of us that live in urban areas. What goes into a beautiful city was the topic of a discussion hosted at Toronto’s MaRS centre by the Martin Prosperity Institute, Salon Camden and the Design Industry Advisory Committee.

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April 21, 2011

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