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Bed & Boarding sleeping in the airport in Naples

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Bed & Boarding sleeping in the airport in Naples

Italy’s first capsule hotel opened in Naples on January 11. “BenBo” stands...

Zaha Hadid Architects Mathematics: The Winton Gallery London

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Zaha Hadid Architects Mathematics: The Winton Gallery London

The new Winton Gallery of mathematics designed by Zaha Hadid Architects for the London...

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Feng Shui in the kitchen: the energy of the Qi (part I)

Health comes from more than daily diet. An ancient Chinese practice teaches us how to organise the...

Martina Berger, Creating The Future - Next Landmark2016

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Martina Berger, Creating The Future - Next Landmark2016

Martina Berger is the 2016 winner of the fifth

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Paredes Pedrosa arquitectos: Two homes in Oropesa

Paredes Pedrosa has transformed three small homes in a fifteenth-century arcade connecting the...

FMG’s marble effect surfaces: classic and contemporary design

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FMG’s marble effect surfaces: classic and contemporary design

FMG’s marble effect ceramic tiles combine the aesthetic tradition of marble with the innovative...

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Interview with Sergey Tchoban (Speech)

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Alvaro Siza

Alvaro Siza

A key figure in modern Portuguese architecture, Alvaro Siza Vieira (1933) graduated from the School of Fine Arts in Porto in 1955.  Continuing the work of the great rationalists, going back to traditional materials and methods but with a distinctive original touch, Siza gained experience working with Fernando Tàvora (from whom he learned “a sensitive, attentive interpretation of the story told by anthropology and topography”).  He then opened his own studio and began a long teaching career (in Switzerland, the United States and Colombia).  His first famous constructions were the teahouse and restaurant in Boa Nova (1963) and the swimming pools in Leca da Palmeira (1966). As his career proceeded he began to reject the inherited figure of the architect as divine craftsman capable of distinguishing useful and important elements from those which are apparently secondary, going as far as to ....

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