Architect Tomas Rossant of Ennead Architects held a fascinating lecture entitled “One:Ten:More” at SpazioFMGperl'Architettura, the Iris Ceramica Group’s exhibition gallery, introducing the fifth event in The Architects Series, the cultural format offered in partnership with The Plan magazine.
The architecture of Fjordenhus, the new landmark built in the port of Vejle and designed by Olafur Eliasson + Sebastian Behmann with Studio Olafur Eliasson, appears to be inspired by the eternal erosion of the boundary between land and sea.
The installation design for “Àlvaro Siza. Viagem sem Programa” by Dumbo Design Studio at FAB Architectural Bureau Castellarano, the showroom and gallery of the Iris Ceramica Group’s Fiandre Architectural Surfaces brand, has been selected for the ADI Design Index, Italy’s top design award.
Porcelain surfaces by Iris Ceramica Group brand FMG Fabbrica Marmi e Graniti are treated with ACTIVE Clean Air & Antibacterial Ceramic™ technology, so that they are not only beautiful but guarantee high performance in terms of maintenance and hygiene in the high-traffic kitchens and dining areas of Identità Golose, the first international gastronomy hub, opened recently in Milan.
Overhanging volumes, stairs and patios characterise Akihisa Hirata’s Tree-ness House in Tokyo’s Toshimaku district. Commissioned by gallery owner Taka Ishii as his home and studio, the Tree-ness House surprises the viewer with organic shapes sculpted in concrete.
Architect and engineer Francesco Marzullo, with 45 years of experience and a big studio in Rome, tells us about the wealth generated by interaction among different professions. His projects include Fiera di Milan and the station under the Imperial Forum and Casino Nobile di Villa Torlonia in Rome.
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