All the technical aspects of porcelain tiles in an in-depth look at the material covering everything from ventilated façades to raised floors, from water jet cutting to aesthetic variations on surface textures. Design solutions and culture for an aesthetic of contemporary architecture, creating innovative new moods incorporating noble, economical, ecological use of ceramic surfaces. Ventilated facades, raised floors: different technical solutions for your designs. A course of study focusing on the specific theme of the economic and ecological benefits of using ventilated facades or raised floors and the multitude of possibilities for their application and decoration with ceramic tiles, from water jet cutting to use of porcelain stoneware in wellness centres and outdoor floors.
Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP use the traditional “gassho” structure in their Sayama Forest Chapel project: a steeply sloped roof inspired by the shape of praying hands. Nakamura & NAP’s...
Han Wen-Qiang and Archstudio’s new Buddhist temple on the river in Tangshan, in northern China, is a highly symbolic project. Archstudio has designed an underground construction with open...
Snøhetta, Casson Mann and a multidisciplinary team of technicians are working on construction of Lascaux IV, a new international centre for cave art in Montignac. Lascaux IV offers visitors a...