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The Italian SET Architects studio has completed the renovation of a small apartment for a graphic designer in the heart of Rome’s Testaccio district. A carefully conceived project, on minimal but flexible spaces, which enhances the pre-existing elements with a new formal vocabulary.
The designers from the Munden Fry Landscape Associates - MFLA studio have created, in collaboration with Piechota Architecture, the only "zero net water and energy" winery in the USA with the Alexander Valley Silver Oak Winery in California. The Silver Oak Winery has obtained both the LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge certifications.
Among the emerging figures in the world of contemporary architecture is Alejandro Aravena (1967). Born in Santiago de Chile, he graduated from Pontificia Cilena University in 1992 and continued his studies in Italy at IUAV (University of Architecture, Venice). Following the opening of his own design studio in 1994, in 2001 he founded ELEMENTAL S.A. in Santiago, where he has been Executive Director since 2006. With ELEMENTAL (which also comprises architects Gonzalo Arteaga, Juan Cerda, Victor Oddó, Diego Torres), Aravena began to focus his attention on building and infrastructure projects of public interest and significant social impact, not only in Chile but also in the USA, Mexico, China and Switzerland. ELEMENTAL design studio “promotes the improvement of social conditions, operating in the sectors of infrastructure, public space and housing through the creation of experimental works for the marginalized in Chile and Mexico” ....
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