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Massimo Iosa Ghini

" Following his recent solo show at MAMbo, Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, architect Massimo Iosa Ghini talks about his thirty-year career and his contribution to the evolution of Italian society. From fashion to Bolidismo, from the first chain stores to IBM briefing centres, from the Oko Office Building in Moscow to the recent Linea di Luce project for Iris-FMG Fabbrica Marmi e Graniti’s showroom. "

Rafiq Azam and the Mamun residence in Chittagong (Bangladesh)

" The Manum Residence recently completed by Rafiq Azam is located in Chittagong, in southeast Bangladesh. As in all his buildings, in the Manum Residence Rafiq Azam uses concrete and brick, water and greenery in unusual ways to represent his idea of sustainability. "

House for trees by Vo Trong Nghia Architects in Ho Chi Minh City

" The innovative young studio Vo Trong Nghia Architects has built a House for trees on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam. Particularly aware of the importance of building sustainable constructions, Vo Trong Nghia attempts to enrich an area where intense urbanisation has left no room for greenery with his House for Trees. "

Interview with Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen (Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Chile)

" At the Venice Biennale 2014 International Architecture Exhibition, we met Chilean architects Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen (Pezo von Ellrichshausen) who describe the relationship that links architecture to the landscape, talk about their method of representing a project and about the influence that Chilean modernism has had on contemporary architecture. "

Souto de Moura designs the Ponte de Lima 3 house in Portugal

" Eduardo Souto de Moura, winner of the 2011 Pritzker Prize, is one of Portugal’s most prominent architects. His recent plan for house in Ponte de Lima 3, an house in northern Portugal, ideally represents his poetics of form while at the same time expressing a sense of sustainability based on knowledge of and respect for the history of the place. "

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