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A Second Space Age Dawns in Architecture and Design

A Second Space Age Dawns in Architecture and Design

Otherworldly inspiration is once again infiltrating architecture, art, and even fashion.

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March 25, 2019

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Out Now: The Great Northern Architecture Issue

Out Now: The Great Northern Architecture Issue

In the northern-focused May issue, AZURE travels to the Arctic Circle and environs to take stock of the myriad architectural wonders being erected in extreme climates.

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March 25, 2019

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A Big Hit in Europe, Sweden’s Solar Egg Lands in North America

A Big Hit in Europe, Sweden’s Solar Egg Lands in North America

Bigert & Bergström’s monumental sculpture-cum-sauna will be in Minneapolis until April 28.

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March 20, 2019

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Heatherwick’s Vessel… and 5 More Memorable Staircases

Heatherwick’s Vessel… and 5 More Memorable Staircases

Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel, an awe-inspiring architectural sculpture that looms over a newly revamped Hudson Yards, has just opened in New York. The towering tangle of intersecting staircases inspired us to round up a few of the most memorable staircases we’ve seen lately. 

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March 15, 2019

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Smart City Prototypes Debut at Sidewalk Toronto’s 307

Smart City Prototypes Debut at Sidewalk Toronto’s 307

On a small corner of Toronto’s eastern waterfront, Sidewalk Labs presents its latest innovations as criticism of the “smart city” project mounts.

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March 6, 2019

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On Now: Ai Weiwei Unbroken at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum

On Now: Ai Weiwei Unbroken at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum

Ai Weiwei Unbroken has opened at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum. With a special focus on the controversial artist’s ceramic works, the show includes a new large-scale piece making its worldwide debut.

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March 1, 2019

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Could This (Actually) Be the Future of Economy Seating?

Could This (Actually) Be the Future of Economy Seating?

Benjamin Hubert and his UK design agency Layer has released Move, an airplane seating concept for Airbus that provides a more optimistic view of what the future of flying economy could be.

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February 20, 2019

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Biodegradable Packaging is Making its Way into the Mainstream

Biodegradable Packaging is Making its Way into the Mainstream

Biodegradable packaging is moving into more refined – and inventive – territory. Here are seven new products (including coffee cups!) that are truly cradle to cradle.

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February 15, 2019

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This Weatherproof City Bike is Engineered for Year-Round Cycling

This Weatherproof City Bike is Engineered for Year-Round Cycling

Winter can be rough on bikes, so Bulgarian designer Hristo Tashev created the Urbanized Bike to make year-round commuting in the city a breeze.

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February 13, 2019

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Shower to the People: From Big Rig to Public Washroom

Shower to the People: From Big Rig to Public Washroom

Public sanitation needs are challenging many cities. One solution – proposed by StudioAC for Toronto non-profit World Changers – may lie in converted big rigs.

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February 12, 2019

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