NEWS

 Architecture Discipline builds sustainable clinics out of containers in Delhi

19-08-2022

Architecture Discipline builds sustainable clinics out of containers in Delhi

The architecture firm Architecture Discipline, established in 2007 by the architect Akshat Bhatt, has developed a project with a special focus on sustainability. The design of the Mohalla Clinics involved recycling containers that were used to bring affordable healthcare to various neighborhoods in Delhi

Fire station in Wemb by Tchoban Voss Architekten

18-08-2022

Fire station in Wemb by Tchoban Voss Architekten

A new fire station, designed by the architecture firm Tchoban Voss Architekten, was recently built in Weeze in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. This project was commissioned after the firm won the related architectural design competition

Puccio Collodoro Architetti designs Minimal Pop Interiors for a fast food restaurant in Palermo

17-08-2022

Puccio Collodoro Architetti designs Minimal Pop Interiors for a fast food restaurant in Palermo

An old workshop in the historical center of Palermo has been refurbished and converted into an American fast food restaurant. This project, by Puccio Collodoro Architetti, stands out for its “minimal pop” approach combining clear-cut geometric shapes and bright colors, which give this small restaurant a distinct character amidst the bustling nightlife of Palermo

Architecture and materials

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FLOW, a temporary public swimming pool in Brussels

19-08-2022

FLOW, a temporary public swimming pool in Brussels

FLOW is a temporary, free public swimming pool, a project by Jozef Wouters' Decoratelier studio for the Pool is cool association, designed and built with the participation of fifty young people. In addition to being the first outdoor pool built in Brussels in forty years, it is a good example of how everyone can participate in the creation of a beautiful and fun public space.

Iconic residential architecture by RRA in Ski, Norway

18-08-2022

Iconic residential architecture by RRA in Ski, Norway

The Norwegian studio RRA, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter, has completed a residential project in Ski, a small town south of Oslo. The Ski Tower, in its ten storeys contains 38 dwellings, while its iconic skin makes it stand out as a landmark in the Magasinparken district.

TOMO DESIGN and the Metro Station Passage at Vanke Wonderland, Hangzhou

17-08-2022

TOMO DESIGN and the Metro Station Passage at Vanke Wonderland, Hangzhou

The Chinese studio TOMO DESIGN has created a new passageway for the Vanke Wonderland metro station in Hangzhou. Starting with keywords such as future, interactivity and ecosystem, the designers created a pleasant environment with a clear and efficient circulation strategy, including the signage system.

Podcast

Design&Trends

Fifty years of total design and architecture in the work of CPKA

18-08-2022

Fifty years of total design and architecture in the work of CPKA

CPKA is the first Indian architectural studio ever to be invited to the London Festival of Architecture, which this year appointed the studio’s founder, Dikshu Kukreja, to curate an exhibition of works produced by CPKA in over fifty years in business.

THE ARCHITECTS SERIES

The Architects Series – A documentary on: CZA

The Architects Series – A documentary on: CZA

The 24th episode of The Architects Series will host international architecture studio CZA – Cino Zucchi Architetti on Thursday, June 9. This webinar event will include the screening of a video followed by a lecture delivered by Cino...

PROJECTS

John McAslan + Partners: The Burrell Collection

12-08-2022

Projects

John McAslan + Partners: The Burrell Collection

John McAslan draws on years of experience with adaptive reuse projects in the renovation and expansion of the Burrell Collection in Glasgow.

Color Studio: balance and harmony for a custom-designed home

09-08-2022

Inspiring Spaces

Color Studio: balance and harmony for a custom-designed home

With a wide range of easily combinable colours and artisanal formats that become decorations, Color Studio is a Porcelaingres ceramic collection permitting effortless creation of captivating atmospheres and personalised spaces.

Community spaces for Rohingya refugees, Ukhiya-Teknaf, Bangladesh

03-08-2022

Projects

Community spaces for Rohingya refugees, Ukhiya-Teknaf, Bangladesh

Rizvi Hassan, Khwaja Fatmi, and Saad Ben Mostafa designed community spaces for Rohingya refugees on the border between Bangladesh and Myanmar.

B2 Architecture: Kabelovna Studios in Holesovice, Prague

29-07-2022

Projects

B2 Architecture: Kabelovna Studios in Holesovice, Prague

B2 Architecture’s Kabelovna Studios represents interior design style for recording studios and post-production areas.

Originality and expressive power: coverings and furnishings inspired by agate

26-07-2022

Inspiring Spaces

Originality and expressive power: coverings and furnishings inspired by agate

In addition to traditional covering materials, high-tech ceramic can now faithfully reproduce the aesthetic properties of precious minerals such as agate.

Yonder: Haus S in Oberreute, Germany

27-07-2022

Projects

Yonder: Haus S in Oberreute, Germany

The decomposition of volumes is the go-to approach taken by up-and-coming young firm Yonder, based in Stuttgart.

Originality and expressive power: coverings and furnishings inspired by agate

26-07-2022

Inspiring Spaces

Originality and expressive power: coverings and furnishings inspired by agate

In addition to traditional covering materials, high-tech ceramic can now faithfully reproduce the aesthetic properties of precious minerals such as agate.

Yonder: Haus S in Oberreute, Germany

27-07-2022

Projects

Yonder: Haus S in Oberreute, Germany

The decomposition of volumes is the go-to approach taken by up-and-coming young firm Yonder, based in Stuttgart.

Freedom of expression and the utmost customisation: Iris Ceramica semigres wall coverings

19-07-2022

Inspiring Spaces

Freedom of expression and the utmost customisation: Iris Ceramica semigres wall coverings

Craftsmanship, tradition and design come together in Iris Ceramica’s fascinating collections of wall coverings.

Biographies

Architect

Angelo Mangiarotti

Architect, urban planner and designer Angelo Mangiarotti (1921-2012) graduated from Politecnico di Milano in 1948. His long career included not only design work but teaching in numerous universities in Italy and, above all, abroad, including Chicago (1953-54), Hawaii (1970), Lausanne (1974) and Adelaide (1976). After working in the US (where he met ....

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Architect

Leonardo, Salvatore Re

Leonardo Srl design studio was founded in Pisa in 2001 by Salvatore Re, continuing his professional career as an architect which began in 1983. The Leonardo Practice works in a variety of disciplines capitalizing on technological research put in place following partnerships with prestigious research institutions. Particular attention is centered on the bioclimatic study of buildings combined with detailed research into materials. Environmental and economic sustainability ....

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Architect

Kristin Jarmund

Norwegian architect and interior designer Kristin Jarmund (1954) is best known for her works in her homeland, particularly in her native city of Oslo. In the Norwegian capital, Jarmund is one of the most important architects of the last several decades, sought after by both private clients and national institutions, thanks to projects created for various types buildings: hotels, schools, offices, cafés and restaurants, as well as the famous metro station of Nydalen (2003), which ....

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