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What’s Next for Nest?

What’s Next for Nest?

Can Nest, and a generation of app-controlled devices, connect every home in the neighbourhood to the smart grid?

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February 26, 2014

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The House That Snaps Together

The House That Snaps Together

Bone Structure, based in Laval, Quebec, has brought its patented construction to Ontario, with a model home going up in Caledon. Founder Marc Bovet shares how his company is revolutionizing the home construction biz.

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February 21, 2014

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Three Excellent Reasons to Attend Greenbuild

Three Excellent Reasons to Attend Greenbuild

Taking place on November 20 to 22 in Philadelphia, Greenbuild is the world’s biggest expo dedicated to sustainable construction. Here are a few of the main attractions, including keynote speaker Hillary Clinton.

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November 18, 2013

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10 Mayors Making a Difference

10 Mayors Making a Difference

While Toronto’s mayor continues to spiral out of control, Azure’s editors name the top 10 leaders who are changing their cities, for the better.

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November 14, 2013

Section: Curiosity

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Superkül Completes Canada’s First Active House

Superkül Completes Canada’s First Active House

The Toronto firm applies its modern sensibility to a sustainable prototype house – meant to be replicated regionally – that brings in maximum sunshine.

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November 13, 2013

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Playhouse Proud in Vancouver

Playhouse Proud in Vancouver

Office of McFarlane Biggar constructs a jungle gym for little tykes that also highlights how to build sustainably with wood.

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September 3, 2013

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Suburban Lawn to Mini Farm

Suburban Lawn to Mini Farm

Architect, author and ecology artist Fritz Haeg is well known for his “edible estates” that replace front lawns with vegetable gardens. The final instalment of the ongoing project has landed in Minneapolis.

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August 30, 2013

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2013 AZ Award Winner: Best Product Design

2013 AZ Award Winner: Best Product Design

Aria, a silk rug collection, by Amala Carpets of Toronto

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August 26, 2013

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Interview with Fritz Haeg

Interview with Fritz Haeg

Call him a Renaissance man. Or maybe a hippie. Either way, Fritz Haeg won’t mind.

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August 1, 2013

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An Ultra-Green Home in the U.K.

An Ultra-Green Home in the U.K.

Clad in warm ipé planks, the Stoney Cross House by Perring architecture + design studio balances sustainability and site impact with accessibility.

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July 22, 2013

Section: Architecture

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