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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

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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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2013 AZ Awards of Merit: Landscape Architecture

2013 AZ Awards of Merit: Landscape Architecture

Troost Bridge, in Kansas City, Missouri; and Hariri Memorial Garden, in Beirut.

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September 10, 2013

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2013 AZ Award Winner: Best Architecture < 1,000 Square Metres

2013 AZ Award Winner: Best Architecture < 1,000 Square Metres

What the jury said: “A city starts with the quality of its public realm, and this is a brilliant example of how great city building can animate streets. The vitrines are a terrific way, too, of leveraging Montreal’s love for cafés.” – Shirley Blumberg, KPMB Architects

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August 19, 2013

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Objet d’Art

Objet d’Art

The Cleveland MOCA finally gets its first permanent home – inside a dramatic, jewel-like box.

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August 12, 2013

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Ford’s New Focus

Ford’s New Focus

Electric Vehicle Day, celebrated on July 18 at Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square, brought together the EV industry’s key players and their new roadsters – including the American automaker’s new Focus Electric sedan.

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July 19, 2013

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BRT Stations Worth Waiting In

BRT Stations Worth Waiting In

An award-winning proposal calls for BRT stations in downtown Chicago that are highly transparent for safety reasons, while reflecting the city’s dynamic street life and renowned modernist architecture.

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June 26, 2013

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Six Crowd-funded Projects We’re Watching

Six Crowd-funded Projects We’re Watching

With the proliferation of crowd-funding platforms, creative thinkers can bring to fruition any kind of product, project or event. Our top picks from Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Projexity include a carbon fibre violin and a new technology for recycling industrial waste.

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May 30, 2013

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The Zaha Effect

The Zaha Effect

The Pritzker Prize laureate wins a competition to design Japan’s New National Stadium in Tokyo and puts her signature on another city.

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April 15, 2013

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SHoP Breaks Ground on Africa’s Silicon Valley

SHoP Breaks Ground on Africa’s Silicon Valley

On the outskirts of Nairobi, the New York firm is beginning construction on the Konza Techno City, a state-of-the-art business and technology hub.

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February 5, 2013

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