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BMW’s i concepts start a buzz

BMW’s i concepts start a buzz

Enroute to the L.A. Auto Show, BMW stopped off in New York last week to preview two visionary electric vehicles coming to the market within the next two years.

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November 16, 2011

Section: Design

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Greenbuild: Top five seminars to check out

Greenbuild: Top five seminars to check out

Here are our picks for the best seminars to check out this week at Greenbuild.

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October 3, 2011

Section: Design

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Greenbuild preview: Not-to-miss speakers and events

Greenbuild preview: Not-to-miss speakers and events

Tomorrow, the international sustainable building expo and conference kicks off in Toronto, and Azure will be there.

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October 3, 2011

Section: Architecture

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Talking Shop at IIDEX/NeoCon

Talking Shop at IIDEX/NeoCon

On Thursday and Friday of this week, IIDEX/NeoCon hosts keynotes by architects Brendan MacFarlane and Matthias Sauerbruch as well as a panel including interior designer Howard Pharr and hotelier Isadore Sharp.

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September 22, 2011

Section: Architecture

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This week: The Macef giftware show in Milan

This week: The Macef giftware show in Milan

Macef, the twice-yearly international housewares show, takes over Milan with the best in tableware, textiles, jewelry and quirky gifts from Italy and around the world.

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September 8, 2011

Section: Design

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Five fantastic bikes you’ll love year-round

Five fantastic bikes you’ll love year-round

For most people, the end of biking season looms with the beginning of autumn. But the bicycle evolution keeps on cycling forward. Here are five excellent – and innovative – options that might just turn you into a perennial pedaller.

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September 8, 2011

Section: Design

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Weatherproof Materials and Building Systems

Weatherproof Materials and Building Systems

Over the weekend Hurricane Irene battered the East Coast (nearly six years to the date that Hurricane Katrina swallowed the Gulf), leaving somewhere between $7 billion to $13 billion in damages. Making buildings more resilient is all the more feasible, with the help of these advanced building materials designed to stand up in harsh weather, thereby protecting communities from potentially devastating consequences.

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August 29, 2011

Section: Architecture

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Toshiko Mori Architect’s Center of Excellence

Toshiko Mori Architect’s Center of Excellence

Syracuse University’s newest building provides state-of-the-art lab space for pioneering research.

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August 23, 2011

Section: Architecture

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Green Goods: Sustainable storage and millwork

Green Goods: Sustainable storage and millwork

Committed to environmental stewardship, industry leaders like Collins and SierraPine manufacture sustainably harvested hardwoods or particleboard and medium-density fiberboard made without urea formaldehyde, one of the largest interior sources of carcinogenic gases. Here are our top five picks for eco-storage building options.

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July 13, 2011

Section: Interiors

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Design on Film

Design on Film

This summer, ArchiText and InterfaceFlor present Docs at Dusk, an outdoor film fest in Toronto focussing on sustainability and design. The lineup: The End of Suburbia, So Right So Smart and Blue Gold: World Water Wars. 

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July 12, 2011

Section: Curiosity

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