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Biodiversum Information Centre by Valentiny HVP Architects

27-03-2017

Biodiversum Information Centre by Valentiny HVP Architects

Haff Remich is a nature park on the border between Luxembourg and Germany, a former sand...

Honorary Fellowship Awards for Mario Cucinella and Giancarlo Mazzanti

27-03-2017

Honorary Fellowship Awards for Mario Cucinella and Giancarlo Mazzanti

Honorary Fellowships will be presented at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2017 on...

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Chef Mimmo De Filippo: what he serves in his restaurant (part II)

27-03-2017

Chef Mimmo De Filippo: what he serves in his restaurant (part II)

We continue our chat with the cook at "Apriti Sesamo", an organic restaurant in Parma,...

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Ekaterina Busygina. The many faces of Shanghai.

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Chef Mimmo De Filippo: what he serves in his restaurant (part II)

We continue our chat with the cook at "Apriti Sesamo", an organic restaurant in Parma, who talks...

Ekaterina Busygina. The many faces of Shanghai.

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Ekaterina Busygina. The many faces of Shanghai.

The series of photos called Many faces of Shanghai tells a story in the title itself, but...

Stonepeak floors: ancient fascination, modern atmospheres

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Linazasoro Sanchez: Troyes office and congress centre

Spanish studio Linazasoro Sanchez has designed a new office and congress centre in Troyes, studying...

Stonepeak floors: ancient fascination, modern atmospheres

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Stonepeak floors: ancient fascination, modern atmospheres

Inspired by traditional materials, Stonepeak’s Blende and Simply Modern collections of...

Interview with Sergey Tchoban (Speech)

Interviews

Interview with Sergey Tchoban (Speech)

After the praise they received at the most recent Architecture Biennale in Venice for covering the...

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Afra and Tobia Scarpa

Afra and Tobia Scarpa

Key figures in twentieth century Italian design and culture, Tobia Scarpa (1935, son of the famous architect Carlo) and his wife Afra Bianchin (1937-2011) began their long career together in 1959, designing the Pigreco chair at Franco Albini’s decorating course. Both of them graduated from IUAV in Venice in 1969, and they worked together on dozens of famous projects, especially in furniture design, standing out as representatives of “architecture and design characterised by elegant, refined forms and choice of materials” (Treccani).   Without following the trends or passing fads, but “pursuing the ideal of a long-lasting, properly made product”, Afra and Tobia Scarpa participated in the establishment of the company Flos (1960), for which they went on to design several lamps (Fantasma, Biagio, Papillona, Pierrot). The pair worked on many important commissions ....

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24-03-2017

Eduardo Souto de Moura Piranesi 2017 Prix de Rome for Lifetime Achievement

To conclude the “Settimana Adrianea” held March 21 through 24, 2017 at Casa...

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24-03-2017

The winners of the MIPIM Awards

In the famous Gran Auditorium Louis Lumière at the Palais des Festivals et des...

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23-03-2017

Piuarch Façades: la pelle dell’architettura installation

A façade gardening installation and an exhibition about the façades...

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