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Inauguration of Terna electrical station in Capri designed by Frigerio Design Group

22-10-2020

Inauguration of Terna electrical station in Capri designed by Frigerio Design Group

In the unique setting of Capri, the world-famous island in the gulf of Naples in Italy,...

Farewell to Enzo Mari, master of design, celebrated in two exhibitions in Milan

21-10-2020

Farewell to Enzo Mari, master of design, celebrated in two exhibitions in Milan

"Goodbye, Enzo. A giant has left us," architect Stefano Boeri, director of the Triennale...

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Contemporary connections, two glass walkways in Prague by OV-A

22-10-2020

Contemporary connections, two glass walkways in Prague by OV-A

Czech architectural practice OV-A has designed a transparent walkway connecting two historic buildings and giving Prague’s University of Chemistry and Technology (UCT) a new symbol. A contemporary design with a shape that speaks to the world of chemistry sets up an elegant connection with the old buildings.

Claudio Beltrame designs the new ski school in Tarvisio

21-10-2020

Claudio Beltrame designs the new ski school in Tarvisio

The new ski school in Tarvisio, designed by the Architetto Beltrame Claudio firm of architects, challenges traditional alpine architectural assumptions and reinterprets the classic chalet. The result is a small landmark that plays on the material nature and symbolism of wood as well as on the dynamics of skiing itself.

The Architects Series - A documentary on: Steven Holl Architects

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The Architects Series - A documentary on: Steven Holl Architects

Steven Holl Architects take center stage in the 14th episode of The Architects Series, a...

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Dominique Coulon: ‘Olympe de Gouges’ school in Gidy, France

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Dominique Coulon: ‘Olympe de Gouges’ school in Gidy, France

The ‘Olympe de Gouges’ Group of Schools in Gidy, in the Loiret department of France, was...

Henning Larsen designs a concrete gallery over the lake

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Henning Larsen designs a concrete gallery over the lake

Denmark’s Arne Haugen Sørensen Museum dialogues with Lake Videbæk...

Ariostea white marble: high-tech ceramic for coverings and furnishings

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Ariostea white marble: high-tech ceramic for coverings and furnishings

An impressive selection of marble-effect textures - many of which are variations on a white base -...

Tato Architects: house with office in Hofu

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Tato Architects: house with office in Hofu

Yo Shimada of Tato Architects has converted an old hotel in Hofu, Japan, into a house incorporating...

COBE and Arup’s Brutalist concrete station

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COBE and Arup’s Brutalist concrete station

COBE and Arup have built a metro station in the port of Copenhagen reinterpreting the Modernist...

Efficiency and beauty: Granitech ventilated façades on new and renovated buildings

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Efficiency and beauty: Granitech ventilated façades on new and renovated buildings

The Granitech ventilated façade is a laying system in which Iris Ceramica Group ceramic...

Mazzanti: Expansion of Romelio Martinez stadium, Barranquilla

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Mazzanti: Expansion of Romelio Martinez stadium, Barranquilla

In the renovation and expansion of Romelio Martinez stadium in Barranquilla, Colombia, which also...

A steel and glass addition to RDHA’s bookless library

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A steel and glass addition to RDHA’s bookless library

A bookless library created out of the merger of a nineteenth-century building with a contemporary...

Outdoor space as a new living room: solutions for open-air living from Iris Ceramica

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Outdoor space as a new living room: solutions for open-air living from Iris Ceramica

Organising any outdoor space - from a small balcony to a larger swimming pool area - is not just an...

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Alessandro Mendini

Alessandro Mendini

Considered one of Italy’s leading designers and critics, the extraordinary, multifaceted career of Alessandro Mendini (1931-2019) spans over forty years, embracing design, architecture and art. “Unconventional Architect” (G. Di Pietrantonio), "A voice that stood out from the crowd" (F. Oddo) and "Revolutionary Design" (R. Scorranese), Mendini graduated from the Politecnico di Milano (1959), but his work was not exclusively confined to architecture. His professional career took him from the Seventies in unceasing endeavor that would explore various design disciplines, creating objects, furniture, installations and paintings, particularly, but not exclusively, with leading Made in Italy companies. A world of objects based on exuberant, individual design, always in pursuit of curiosity and eclecticism. His theoretical work is significant, both with the renowned Studio Alchimia, and his brother Francesco, also an ....

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20-10-2020

SOM designs Jiuzhou Bay, the new waterfront for Zhuhai in China

Big roofs inspired by fishing nets evoking the history of these places and their...

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19-10-2020

Isaac Julien pays tribute to Lina Bo Bardi – Un meraviglioso groviglio at Maxxi in Rome

"Lina Bo Bardi – Un meraviglioso groviglio" is a tribute to the Italo-Brazilian...

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16-10-2020

Kruchin Arquitetura designs new building and parking-lot at the UDF University Centre in Brasília (Brazil)

The expansion works of the UDF University Centre campus in Brasília (Brazil),...

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