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Foster + Partners Sails Into Canary Wharf

Foster + Partners Sails Into Canary Wharf

The firm’s ship-like Crossrail transit station features an enviable rooftop garden by Gillespie landscape architects.

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September 23, 2015

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Rockaway Beach Gets Its Mojo Back

Rockaway Beach Gets Its Mojo Back

New York’s beloved Rockaway Beach has bounced back from Hurricane Sandy, with a beautiful new boardwalk by WXY Architecture + Urban Design that is brilliantly engineered to withstand future category-five hurricanes.

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September 2, 2015

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Bjarke Ingels’ BIG Arrival in Toronto

Bjarke Ingels’ BIG Arrival in Toronto

Vancouver developer Ian Gillespie is behind a recent announcement to build a mixed-use project in Toronto’s fashion district, designed by Bjarke Ingels. “It’s going to be super cool,” says Gillespie.

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August 11, 2015

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How Can Cities Preserve their History and Be Modern, Too?

How Can Cities Preserve their History and Be Modern, Too?

That is the question posed by Second Wave of Modernism III: Leading with Landscape, one of the foremost conferences in contemporary landscape design and urban planning, kicking off with a party tonight in Toronto.

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May 21, 2015

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Why Every Great City Needs A Creative Director

Why Every Great City Needs A Creative Director

As Toronto’s mayoral race heats up, graphic designer Jason Logan has launched his own campaign: to become the city’s Creative Director. Here’s why he believes big cities like Toronto need design thinkers like him.

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June 18, 2014

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On Now: Exploring Modernism’s Origins at the CCA

On Now: Exploring Modernism’s Origins at the CCA

The Casablanca Chandigarh exhibit at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal digs into the planning history of the two cities to reveal the beginnings of Modernist urbanism.

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December 18, 2013

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What Cities Can Learn from Copenhagen

What Cities Can Learn from Copenhagen

After a week’s tour of Denmark, Azure contributing editor Adele Weder returns with five design values that major urban centres around the world can learn from the country’s capital – beyond bike lanes.

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May 29, 2013

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