Archinect - News 2017-08-21T12:10:04-04:00 2017 AZ Awards finalists are revealed + vote for the People's Choice now Archinect 2017-04-05T15:46:00-04:00 >2017-04-05T17:31:14-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Azure Magazine'</a>s&nbsp;annual AZ Awards has just released their list of finalists. Now its 7th year, the competition offers&nbsp;architects, designers, manufacturers, and students across the globe a shot at getting their best work internationally recognized.</p><p>The competition continues to grow having seen over 800 project submissions from 41 countries for it's latest iteration. The jury - comprised of planner/ecologist Nina&nbsp;Marie Lister of Plandform, interior designer Alessandro Munge of Studio Munge, industrial designer Theo Richardson of Rich Brilliant Willing, architect Nader Tehrani of NADAAA, and designer Michael Vanderbyl of Vanderbyl Design - met in March to select finalists for 2017.&nbsp;</p><p>The ceremony will be held on June 23rd at Toronto's historic Evergreen Brick Works. For the time being, the public has been invited to submit their favored projects for the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People's Choice</a> running from April 6th to May 5th.&nbsp;</p><p>Take a look at some of our favorites below!</p><p>&darr; Finalist in "Commercial/Institutional Int...</p> Azure's 2016 AZ Awards conclude with 18 winning projects Justine Testado 2016-06-21T18:56:00-04:00 >2016-06-29T22:05:26-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="328" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Leading Canadian contemporary design magazine <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Azure</a> recently concluded another successful edition of their <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AZ Awards</a>. Claimed to be Canada's&nbsp;only international, multi-disciplinary design competition of its kind, the awards welcome architects, designers, manufacturers, and students from all design disciplines to send in the best of their work for a chance to win.</p><p>As expected, the AZ Awards continue to attract more competition from across the globe.&nbsp;The sixth edition reeled in a total of 826 submissions, which the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">international jury</a> narrowed down to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">66 finalists</a> this past spring. In the end, top honors went to only 18 projects, including those by well-known practices like ZGF Architects,&nbsp;Shim-Sutcliffe, Neri&amp;Hu, Lateral Office, Studio MK27, to name a few. Winners &mdash; and finalists! &mdash; were celebrated during an award ceremony in Toronto's&nbsp;Evergreen Brick Works.</p><p>Have a look at some of this year's winning designs:</p><p><strong>Best Architecture Under 1,000 Square Metres</strong> - Shim-Sutcliffe Architects: Wong Da...</p> 2016 AZ Awards finalists are revealed + vote for the People's Choice now! Archinect 2016-04-20T18:03:00-04:00 >2016-05-04T23:36:42-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="460" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Azure Magazine</a>'s annual&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AZ Awards</a>, architects, designers, manufacturers, and students across the globe have a shot at getting their best work internationally recognized.</p><p>Now in its sixth edition, the AZ Awards competition continues to grow. This year's call for submissions reeled in 826 entries from 52 countries. After sifting through the submissions, the&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">five-member jury</a>&nbsp;picked 66 finalists. In the meantime, the public is invited to participate in the 2016 People's Choice, where people can <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">vote</a> for their favorite projects in all 18 categories now until May 6.</p><p>Then on June 17, the winners, People's Choice, and finalists will be celebrated during the AZ Awards Gala in Toronto's&nbsp;Evergreen Brick Works.</p><p>Check out a few of this year's finalists:</p><p>&darr;&nbsp;Finalist in the category "Interiors - Commercial and institutional:" Kanonb&aring;dsvej Studio in Copenhagen, Denmark by 3XN Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;Finalist in the category "Interiors - Residential:" SPenthouse in S&atilde;o Paulo, Brazil by Studio MK27</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;Finalist in th...</p> Introducing the 2016 AZ Awards jury members Archinect 2016-02-19T13:40:00-05:00 >2016-02-28T00:40:09-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="442" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Leading Canadian contemporary architecture publication&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Azure Magazine</a>&nbsp;is gearing up for another year of the&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AZ Awards.</a>&nbsp;The annual awards give today's architects, practices, manufacturers, and students a chance to get their best work widely recognized. All designers of all design disciplines are invited to compete &mdash; you never know, you might win an award! If you didn't already submit, you have until next Friday, February 26 (the new extended deadline).</p><p>Recently, Azure Magazine revealed the five jury members you'll have to impress for the 2016 competition.&nbsp;They are:</p><ul><li><strong>Chris Wilkinson</strong>, founding principal of Wilkinson Eyre</li><li><strong>Anna Simone</strong>, co-founder and partner of Cecconi Simone</li><li><strong>Thomas L. Woltz</strong>, principal of&nbsp;Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects</li><li><strong>John Tong</strong>, founder and lead designer of +tongtong, formerly of 3rd Uncle Design</li><li><strong>Omer Arbel</strong>, creative director of Bocci</li></ul><p>Read more about the jury&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>. To submit and find out more about the AZ Awards, visit&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>.</p>... Architects, designers, and students strut their skills in Azure's global 2015 AZ Awards Justine Testado 2015-06-24T15:22:00-04:00 >2015-07-04T22:52:34-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Leading Canadian contemporary design publication Azure Magazine celebrated a new set of winners in their international AZ Awards, touted as the only open competition of its kind in Canada. Recently concluding its fifth edition, the AZ Awards welcomes designers, architects, firms, manufacturers, and students from various disciplines to send their best work for a chance to win and to show off their skills to an international audience.</p><p>Compared to 652 entries from 36 countries last year, competition leveled up with a total of 720 entries from 43 countries. Last month, the jury narrowed the list down to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">66 finalists</a> and the public also had a chance to participate by voting for their favorite finalists. At the end of the competition, the jury picked 19 winners, who received trophies designed by last year&rsquo;s AZ Awards guest of honor, Karim Rashid.</p><p>Here's a selection of the winning projects:</p><p>&darr; Residential Architecture &ndash; Multi-Unit: Antonini Darmon: Oiseau des &Icirc;les Social Housing, Nantes, Franc...</p> Vote now for your favorite AZ Awards 2015 finalists Justine Testado 2015-04-14T18:51:00-04:00 >2015-04-14T18:51:42-04:00 <img src="" width="640" height="449" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Canadian contemporary design magazine <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>AZURE</em></a> is hosting their fifth AZ Awards, which invites architects, designers, students, clients, and manufacturers to submit the best of their completed works for a shot at fame -- or just that extra dose of public recognition.</p><p>Out of a grand total of 720 entries, the jury chose 66 finalists in a multitude of categories and subcategories in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Design, Concepts, Interiors, and the A+ Award student category. Azure introduced the Social Good Award and Environmental Leadership Award for 2015.</p><p>You can participate in this year's awards by <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">casting your vote</a> for the People's Choice now until May 8 at midnight, Eastern Time -- you just have to register.</p><p>The 2015 jury features:</p><ul><li>architect Winka Dubbeldam of Archi-Tectonics</li><li>architect Brendan MacFarlane of Jakob + MacFarlane</li><li>designer Anwar Mekhayech of the Design Agency</li><li>landscape architect Janet Rosenberg of Janet Rosenberg &amp; Studio</li><li>designer Philippe Malouin</li></ul><p>Winners will be announced...</p> Winners of AZURE Magazine’s 4th annual AZ Awards Justine Testado 2014-07-07T20:33:00-04:00 >2014-07-16T19:14:30-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="977" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Leading Canadian contemporary design magazine AZURE celebrates the best of cross-disciplinary design in their annual AZ Awards, now in its fourth year. As the only open international competition of its kind in Canada, the AZ Awards welcomed projects from designers, architects, firms, and manufacturers from all disciplines, and from students as well.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a glimpse of this year's winners:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><img title="" alt="" src=""><img title="" alt="" src=""><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Find out more on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> Winners of AZURE Magazine’s 2012 AZ Awards Alexander Walter 2012-06-15T19:08:00-04:00 >2012-06-15T19:37:48-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Big names of the international architectural and design community recently gathered at Toronto's Thompson Hotel as AZURE Magazine revealed the winners of its second annual AZ Awards, the only international, multi-disciplinary design competition in Canada. Representing a global snapshot of the world of architecture and design, submissions were open to designers, architects, firms and manufacturers of all disciplines, as well as students in these fields.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>