Where will we go shopping in the future? In a supermarket where everything is only a click away! Architectural practice Area-17 designed a store of this kind for Coop in Bicocca Village, on the basis of experimental concepts developed and presented by Carlo Ratti Associati in the Coop pavilion at Expo 2015, covering the surfaces with Iris Ceramica porcelain.
It took a lot of work, but Bárcena y Zufiaur have finally completed their redevelopment of Mercado de Abastos (food market) near Plaza de Santa Bárbara in Vitoria-Gasteiz in the Basque country. With a new skin of glass and steel, Bárcena y Zufiaur’s Mercado de Abastos has been restored its central role in the cityscape.
In the centre of Barceloneta, a waterfront barrio in Barcelona popular with both tourists and locals, is Caballa Canalla restaurant, a gastronomic landmark in the district’s famous market square. The keywords to the project are hospitality and Mediterranean cooking.
A major architecture and construction exhibition is underway in Las Vegas until January 21: KBIS + IBS. GranitiFiandre of Italy has chosen this prestigious international showcase to launch a new brand for the American market: SapienStone.
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