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The 2018 International Velux Awards Winners Shine in Smart New Ways

The 2018 International Velux Awards Winners Shine in Smart New Ways

Top honours at the International VELUX Awards, designed to celebrate daylight in architecture, go to students from China and Russia.

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: A+ Student Award

2018 AZ Awards Winner: A+ Student Award

With Tangible Formations, a student team from the University of Stuttgart created a building block made of woodchips packed into clear plastic bags that empowers people to construct by hand. 

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June 29, 2018

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2018 AZ Awards of Merit: A+ Student Award

2018 AZ Awards of Merit: A+ Student Award

The recipients of the 2018 AZ Awards of Merit in the A+ Student Award category dare to dream big – and envision theatres carved from nesting volumes, an outdoors-focused school in the Arctic, high-quality affordable housing and an open-air storytelling hub for the Maasai Mara.

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June 29, 2018

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2018 AZ Award of Merit: Ideas/Prototypes

2018 AZ Award of Merit: Ideas/Prototypes

Public Square, an FXCollaborative project, imagines an interlocking tile system that could reclaim space formerly occupied by vehicles – it earned a 2018 AZ Award of Merit in the Ideas/Prototypes category.

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June 29, 2018

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Ideas/Prototypes

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Ideas/Prototypes

The Bentway, a concept developed by Public Works and Greenberg Consultants, aims to transform the area beneath a Toronto expressway into a 1.75-kilometre public park, filled with amphitheatres, playgrounds, bike paths, playgrounds and markets. It’s the 2018 AZ Awards Winner in the Ideas/Prototypes category.

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June 29, 2018

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Quiz: Are These Images Real or Renderings?

Quiz: Are These Images Real or Renderings?

In today’s digital universe, it’s almost impossible to tell the difference between a photograph and a rendering. Take our visual quiz to see if you can discern whether these images are real or renderings.

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February 9, 2018

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The Best Christmas Trees of 2017 (That Aren’t Actual Trees)

The Best Christmas Trees of 2017 (That Aren’t Actual Trees)

From conifers constructed out of hand-blown crystal to abstract light installations, here some of the best non-tree Yuletide trees on our radar.

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December 14, 2017

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MVRDV’s Brilliant (but Impossible) Concept for a Hotel

MVRDV’s Brilliant (but Impossible) Concept for a Hotel

It may not be a real hotel, but MVRDV’s reconfigurable dwelling presents, in vivid colours, what may be the most essential ingredient for future cities to succeed: flexible living spaces.

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October 26, 2017

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Tree Tower Toronto Concept Revealed by Penda

Tree Tower Toronto Concept Revealed by Penda

Tree Tower Toronto proposes an 18-storey residential timber tower that includes trees and gardens on the terrace of each prefabricated unit.

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August 4, 2017

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A Better Way to Design Refugee Shelters

A Better Way to Design Refugee Shelters

In the midst of a global refugee crisis, it is important to ask: what makes a house a home?

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June 20, 2017

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