2016 was definitely a "golden year" for Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha. The long list of awards presented to him over the course of his career, including the 2006 Pritzker Prize, grew longer with the addition of a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, the Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award and now, the RIBA Royal Gold Medal.
The project by Brazilian architect Carlos M. Teixeira of the Vazio S/A Arquitetura e Urbanismo studio breathes new life into an unused area of the Cine Theatro Brasil of Belo Horizonte, after the transformation of the building into a cultural centre.
Until July 10 the Winter Garden on the roof of Lanificio Zegna, designed by architect Pietro Porcinai, hosts an exhibition about the public and private gardens the landscape architect has created over the course of his twenty-year partnership with the Zegna family.
The Serpentine Gallery pavilions are temporary structures that last only one summer. They are always designed by an architect or architectural practice that has never before built anything in the United Kingdom. Let us take a look at recent pavilions presented in Floornature.
Porcelaingres’s Urban and Great Metals porcelain tile collections sum up the atmospheres linked with the elements of the city and everyday life, offering a source of inspiration for the design of floor and wall coverings and furnishing accessories
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