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AAU Anastas’ While We Wait Builds and Breaks Down Walls

AAU Anastas’ While We Wait Builds and Breaks Down Walls

While We Wait is a tower of interlocking bricks is built from stones gathered from both sides of the West Bank.

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3 days ago

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5 Canadian-Made Wearables That Give Athletes a Tech Advantage

5 Canadian-Made Wearables That Give Athletes a Tech Advantage

To gain that all-important competitive edge, Olympians are increasingly turning to technology. Here are five Canadian-made wearables that are helping athletes optimize their performance.

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7 days ago

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The 10 Best Things at Toronto Design Week 2018

The 10 Best Things at Toronto Design Week 2018

Azure’s editors were out in force, exploring every corner of the Toronto Design Offsite Festival and the Interior Design Show. Of the many incredible exhibits, objects and talks they took in, here are the 10 best.

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24 days ago

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This Herman Miller Smart Desk Tells You When it’s Time to Stand Up

This Herman Miller Smart Desk Tells You When it’s Time to Stand Up

Welcome to the next evolution of smart furniture – the sit-stand desk that tells you when it’s time for a break.

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January 19, 2018

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Malcolm John Rio’s Work Explores Race, Class and Design

Malcolm John Rio’s Work Explores Race, Class and Design

Focusing on issues such as race and class, RISD grad and MIT scholar Malcolm John Rio aims to make his mark on architecture from the lecture hall.

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January 17, 2018

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Tech Solutions to Help Your New Year’s Resolutions

Tech Solutions to Help Your New Year’s Resolutions

CES 2018 has come and gone. And while the show typically showcases the year’s newest and nerdiest tech, there were also plenty of items that focused on health and well-being. Here are a few that impressed.

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January 15, 2018

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The Best Architecture and Design Moments of 2017

The Best Architecture and Design Moments of 2017

From the elegant simplicity of Michael Anastassiades’ collection for Flos to Jean Nouvel’s unveiling of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the world’s architecture and design communities had no shortage of brilliant moments in 2017.

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January 3, 2018

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The 10 Best Ideas of 2017, Both Large and Small

The 10 Best Ideas of 2017, Both Large and Small

With climate change, sexual misconduct, and the plight of refugees dominating headlines over the past 12 months, this much is clear: the world needs more good ideas. Here are the 10 best ideas in 2017 that have made a profound impact, both large and small.

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December 22, 2017

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Our Favourite Design-Driven Tech Products of 2017

Our Favourite Design-Driven Tech Products of 2017

The tech products that caught our eye this year aren’t just gorgeously designed – they provide solutions to a wide range of problems.

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November 29, 2017

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Google’s Sidewalk Labs is Designing a Neighbourhood in Toronto

Google’s Sidewalk Labs is Designing a Neighbourhood in Toronto

Sidewalk Labs has won a bid to design a “smart” neighbourhood in Toronto that will have self-driving transportation, cost-effective building and sustainable energy systems.

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October 18, 2017

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