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How MJMA Designed the UBC Aquatic Centre’s Universal Change Rooms

How MJMA Designed the UBC Aquatic Centre’s Universal Change Rooms

In developing universal change rooms at the UBC Aquatic Centre, Toronto architecture firm MJMA tackles the issues of privacy, safety and accessibility through design.

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April 10, 2018

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Winy Maas of MVRDV is the Guest of Honour at the 2018 AZ Awards Gala

Winy Maas of MVRDV is the Guest of Honour at the 2018 AZ Awards Gala

On Friday, June 22, the winners of the 2018 AZ Awards will be revealed at our gala. Joining in the celebration will be Karno.in.ua’s Guest of Honour, celebrated Dutch architect Winy Maas. Here are 10 blockbuster projects by his firm, MVRDV.

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April 9, 2018

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The AZ Awards 2018: Meet the Finalists

The AZ Awards 2018: Meet the Finalists

From an unprecedented 997 entries from 46 countries, our illustrious jury has selected 64 projects, products and concepts/ideas as the finalists of the AZ Awards 2018.

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April 3, 2018

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SO-IL’s L’Air Pour L’Air is a Musical Meditation About Air Pollution

SO-IL’s L’Air Pour L’Air is a Musical Meditation About Air Pollution

To highlight its concerns about environmental pollution, New York architecture and design SO-IL encased a quartet of musicians in mobile air filters for L’air pour l’air at the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

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April 3, 2018

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A Cooper Hewitt Exhibit Celebrating Our Obsession With Colour

A Cooper Hewitt Exhibit Celebrating Our Obsession With Colour

The Smithsonian’s design museum will debut Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color, a comprehensive exhibit about the continuing history of colour perception, this May.

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March 28, 2018

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Out Now: The Product Issue of AZURE Magazine

Out Now: The Product Issue of AZURE Magazine

With our May Product issue, we dive deep into the minds of some of the most creative talents working today, who reveal what ignites their imagination and how they became masters of their craft.

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March 27, 2018

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Isa Melsheimer Meditates on Brutalism, Nature and Newfoundland

Isa Melsheimer Meditates on Brutalism, Nature and Newfoundland

After completing a residency on Fogo Island, Berlin artist Isa Melsheimer has created Year of the Whale, a solo exhibition that explores the tension between the natural and built worlds. 

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March 27, 2018

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Lasvit’s Breakpoint Mockumentary is About Light – and Tennis

Lasvit’s Breakpoint Mockumentary is About Light – and Tennis

The Breakpoint mockumentary, directed by Kryštof Jankovec, follows the career of Leon Jakimič, the aspiring tennis player who would eventually found Lasvit.

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March 15, 2018

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A Taiwanese Installation That Celebrates the Design of the Thao Tribe

A Taiwanese Installation That Celebrates the Design of the Thao Tribe

Artist Cheng-Tsung Feng is fascinated by traditions of the past, often translating ancient techniques into his work. For a recent installation, he turned to the Thao tribe’s handmade fishing traps.

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March 12, 2018

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Balkrishna Doshi Wins 2018 Pritzker Prize

Balkrishna Doshi Wins 2018 Pritzker Prize

Balkrishna Doshi is the first Indian architect to win architecture’s highest honour, the Pritzker Prize.

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March 7, 2018

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