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Heatherwick Studio Transforms Two Warehouses Into a Shopping District

Heatherwick Studio Transforms Two Warehouses Into a Shopping District

Coal Drop Yards, Heatherwick Studio’s contribution to the redevelopment of London’s King’s Cross neighbourhood, is topped with a sinuous “kissing” crown.

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11 days ago

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The City Responds: Can Toronto Benefit from a Chief Design Officer?

The City Responds: Can Toronto Benefit from a Chief Design Officer?

In October, Azuremagazine.com published an argument in favour of a Chief Design Officer for the City of Toronto. Chief Planner Gregg Lintern and Director of Urban Design Lorna Day say they have it covered.

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12 days ago

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A Skatepark By Constructo Design Opens in Belgium

A Skatepark By Constructo Design Opens in Belgium

French skatepark designers Constructo have installed a new L-shaped amenity for local skaters in Tournai, Belgium.

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17 days ago

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5 Bold Ideas for Designing More Inclusive Cities

5 Bold Ideas for Designing More Inclusive Cities

Last week, AZURE hosted a panel aimed at answering one question: how can we make our urban environments more inclusive? Here’s what we learned.

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20 days ago

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BIG Unveils New Renderings – and Interior Designs – for KING Toronto Condos

BIG Unveils New Renderings – and Interior Designs – for KING Toronto Condos

Bjarke Ingels and Westbank have unveiled new images of KING Toronto’s architecture, interiors and details – and introduced the city to a next-generation gesamtkunstwerk.

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October 18, 2018

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Can Toronto Benefit from a Chief Design Officer? Yes.

Can Toronto Benefit from a Chief Design Officer? Yes.

Pointing to the example set by cities like Seoul, London and Los Angeles, Alex Josephson and Nicola Spunt of Toronto architecture firm Partisans make a case for the appointment of a Chief Design Officer on the eve of Toronto’s mayoral election.

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October 16, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Fixing Social Housing (in Six Easy Lessons)

Fixing Social Housing (in Six Easy Lessons)

John Lorinc looks at what cities around the world are doing to make quality shelter more accessible to more people – and how to avoid past mistakes while they’re at it.

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October 15, 2018

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Building Permanence: Germany’s Attempt to Design Stable Refugee Housing

Building Permanence: Germany’s Attempt to Design Stable Refugee Housing

The key to integrating massive numbers of refugees, Germany has found, is stable housing that accommodates families of all sizes. But will the rest of the world – and Germany itself – take heed?

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October 8, 2018

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Artist Richard Woods and the Death of the Single-Family Home

Artist Richard Woods and the Death of the Single-Family Home

U.K. artist Richard Woods calculates the cost of gentrification, trashing the dream of the single-family home in the process.

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October 3, 2018

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WXY’s Claire Weisz on Why Architects Should Build to Inspire

WXY’s Claire Weisz on Why Architects Should Build to Inspire

Investing in connectivity ensures urban resiliency, says WXY’s Claire Weisz, whose repertoire includes cut-throughs, boardwalks and one spectacular salt shed.

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October 1, 2018

Section: Architecture

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