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Led by Winy Maas of @mvrdv, the @thewhyfactory_twf at @tudelft in the Netherlands may just be the most radical design program in the world. Part hands-on studio and part “future making machine,” it embraces an unconventional approach to design education, encouraging students to think not as architects, but as aliens to this world 👽 Get schooled at azuremagazine.com/design 📚
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#WinyMaas #MVRDV #TheWhyFactory #TUDelft #DesignEducation #Netherlands


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In the shell of a former warehouse, Taiwanese firm Waterfrom Design has crafted an appropriately fluid office environment for a maker of water dispensers. Waterfrom took its cues from the filters that the client produces, layering the open-plan volume with pattern and texture. Step inside at azuremagazine.com/interiors
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#WaterformDesign #ForestSpringEnterprise #Taiwan #OfficeDesign #OfficeInteriors #WorkplaceDesign #WorkspaceDesign


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Paris firm @1024architecture has installed a pair of dynamic lighting installations – called Delta – to reclaim the dark underpasses of Boulevard Périphérique for pedestrians and cyclists. The installations are part of an effort to humanize a space that was initially designed solely for vehicles. The waves of lights are generated dynamically and in real time, responding to the movements of pedestrians and cyclists through the space, and encouraging them to look up and take in their surroundings. Discover more at azuremagazine.com/curiosity
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#1024Architecture #Delta #Paris #BoulevardPeripherique #France #Lighting #LightingDesign #Installation #Urbanism #UrbanDesign


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Under a barrel-vaulted ceiling in a former chapel, @mkcarchitecture’s new children’s library provides a quiet corner for kids looking to get lost in the pages of a book. “The barrel vault was such a strong presence in the space, we were interested in playing off that form,” says Chen of the custom bookcase that defines the room. Read up on this project at azuremagazine.com/interiors
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#MichaelKChenArchitecture #MKCA #ConcourseHouse #NYC #Bronx #Library #ChildrensLibrary #LibraryDesign #Books #ReadingRoom #ReadingCorner


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In 2011, Linh Truong and Stewart Lampe opened @thesoapdispensary, Vancouver’s first refill shop that specialized in household cleaning products. Now, the pair have applied the same concept to everyday cooking staples and turned to local firm @scottandscottca to design the new zero-waste store. Get all the details at azuremagazine.com/interiors
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#thesoapdispensary #kitchenstaples #scottandscott #vancouver #interiors #retaildesign #shopdesign #zerowaste #zerowasteliving #zerowasteshopping


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Inspired by the tarps over Mexican markets, a voluptuously wavy ceiling crowns @quetzaltoronto, a Toronto restaurant designed by @partisansarchitecture. “It’s our most restrained space so far,” says Pooya Baktash, the principal who oversaw the design. “But we still found a way to be expressive.” Feast your eyes at azuremagazine.com/interiors 🍴
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#quetzal #partisans #toronto #restaurant #restaurantdesign #restaurantinterior #restaurantdecor #hospitalitydesign


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@designtofestival’s 4th annual symposium brings 10 multidisciplinary experts into one room for an inspiring discussion on the Future of Work, featuring 5 thematic sessions on topics like meaningful work, inclusion and diversity, work space, and economic systems and ethics. Head to designto.org for more details.
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#DesignTO #DesignTO19 #toronto #torontodesign #designweek #torontodesignweek #symposium


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Thanks to a conspicuous site (it’s nestled against the High Line) and an innovative scheme (it has the ability to expand and contract), @theshedny by @diller_scofidio_renfro is one of the most anticipated buildings of the year. Designed in collaboration with the @RockwellGroup, the 18,580-square-metre art centre is on our list of 10 Buildings to Watch in 2019. Find out who else made the cut at azuremagazine.com/architecture
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#architecture #newyork #nyc #theshed #dillerscofidiorenfro #rockwellgroup


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The annual AZ Awards is open for submissions. Now in its ninth edition, the AZ Awards is a unique opportunity for those in the design and architecture community to receive the international exposure and acknowledgement that their exceptional work deserves. Learn more at azuremagazine.com
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#2019AZAwards #AZAwards #ArchitectureAwards #DesignAwards #Architecture #Design #InteriorDesign #LandscapeDesign #GraphicDesign #ProductDesign #ExperientialDesign


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In Calgary, there’s palpable excitement around Snohetta and Dialog's New Central Library, which we’ve named one of our favourite Canadian architecture projects of 2018 – and one of the best buildings of the year, period. Read more about this chinook-inspired civic monument at azuremagazine.com/architecture
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#CalgaryArchitecture #Bestof2018 #Snohetta #DialogDesign #NewCentralLibrary #Calgary #Alberta #AlbertaArchitecture #Library #LibraryArchitecture #InteriorDesign #CanadianArchitecture


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Finnish architecture practise @jkmmarchitects adds sinuous domed light wells to a bold new plaza to draw daylight into Amos Rex, a below-grade art museum in Helsinki. The result is bold, distinctly alien and one of our favourite ideas of 2018. Learn more about this project at azuremagazine.com/architecutre
📸 Mika Huisman
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#AmosRex #JKMM #Helsinki #HelsinkiArtMuseum #Architecture #LandscapeArchitecture #ArtGallery #ArchitecturePhotography #MikaHuisman


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@nendo_official meets M.C. Escher in Between Two Worlds, an exhibition at Melbourne’s @ngvmelbourne. Collaborating with the M.C. Escher Foundation, the Japanese design studio created an immersive, eye-deceiving labyrinth – or, in other words, a fitting home for Escher’s work. Read more at azuremagazine.com/curiosity
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#Nendo #MCEscher #BetweenTwoWorld #Melbourne #Exhibition #NationalGalleryofVictoria #ArtGallery #Australia


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