Architect Alberto Campo Baeza has won the second BigMat '15 International Architecture Award for his plan for the new offices of the government of Castile and Leòn in Zamora, Spain. The first edition of the contest, in 2013, was won by Xaveer De Geyter Architects (XDGA) with Elishout Kitchen Tower Campus COOVI.
Designers Isern Serra and Sylvain Carlet created a new image for Catalan winemaker Llopart to mark the 125th anniversary of the winery’s foundation. Nesting among the vineyards in the mountains of the Anoia Valley near Barcelona, the winery building now has a new tasting room with a splendid view of Montserrat.
Can the concept of recycling be applied to brand communication? The experimental thesis by Corinne Coli, supervised by Paolo Schianchi, provides an example of the application of the communication principles of Google Green to Active Clean Air & Antibacterial Ceramic, a technology developed by the Graniti Fiandre Group to achieve eco-active ceramics.
Ivrea has presented its candidacy for the status of Industrial City of the Twentieth Century in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The candidacy, documented in a vast photographic dossier by Gianluca Giordano, is Adriano Olivetti’s industrial and socio-cultural project in Ivrea.