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AZ Awards Gala: Behind the Scenes

AZ Awards Gala: Behind the Scenes

Just like any great opus, the 2018 AZ Awards gala, held on June 22 at the Evergreen Brick Works, was a collaboration on many levels: from designer Michael Anastassiades’ trophy to Giannone Petricone Associates’ scene-making installation.

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11 days ago

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Snarkitecture’s Fun House Opens at the National Building Museum

Snarkitecture’s Fun House Opens at the National Building Museum

Part immersive installation, part whimsical retrospective, Snarkitecture’s Fun House is on now at the National Building Museum, in Washington, D.C.

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16 days ago

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Summer Pavilions Season is Here

Summer Pavilions Season is Here

With summer pavilions popping up in cities around the world, this is always the best season for temporary architecture. Here are a handful of installations, including the Serpentine and MoMA PS1, that are worth heading out into the heat for.

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22 days ago

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2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Lighting Installations

2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Lighting Installations

Designed by Licht Kunst Licht, this inventive Dusseldorf project that aims to connect a windowless basement to the outdoors received an 2018 AZ Award of Merit in Lighting Installations.

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22 days ago

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Lighting Installation

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Lighting Installation

Moment Factory brought new life – and new lights – to a Montreal mainstay with their mesmerizing Jacques Cartier Bridge Interactive Illumination. The project won the 2018 AZ Award in the Lighting Installation category.

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22 days ago

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2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Temporary/Demonstration Architecture

2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Temporary/Demonstration Architecture

An immersive chandelier made from fuchsia flagging tape and a resplendent Montreal rainbow installation, two AZ Awards of Merit recipients in Temporary/Demonstration Architecture, prove that projects don’t need to be permanent to have a lasting impact.

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22 days ago

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Hits, Misses and Poetry: The King Street Pilot Project’s New Installations

Hits, Misses and Poetry: The King Street Pilot Project’s New Installations

Installations, parklets and patios are coming to Toronto’s King Street Pilot Project. Warmer weather should bring more pedestrian activity, but can art further animate the corridor? We explore.

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June 1, 2018

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The Surprising, Sustainable and Profound Public Art of Toronto’s Polymétis

The Surprising, Sustainable and Profound Public Art of Toronto’s Polymétis

Toronto firm Polymétis found its niche by exploring the surprising potential of winter landscapes. Against the dreary landscape of Toronto in February, and even the shimmering backdrop of Lake Ontario,…

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May 14, 2018

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Get Lost in This Deliberately Disorienting Maze

Get Lost in This Deliberately Disorienting Maze

At New York’s Cadillac House, Visionaire, Rafael de Cárdenas and Sahra Motalebi use the language, objects and materials of interior design to create Amaze, a delightfully disorienting installation.

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May 11, 2018

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Grown Up Flowers Brings Giant Inflatable Blossoms to New York

Grown Up Flowers Brings Giant Inflatable Blossoms to New York

Playlab Inc. is welcoming spring with Grown Up Flowers, which places playful inflatable flower installations along Manhattan’s 6th Avenue.

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May 1, 2018

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