The 26th edition of the International Carlo Scarpa Prize for Gardens has been presented to Maredolce La Favara Garden in Palermo’s Brancaccio district, a place that still preserves tangible memories of the landscape of Arab and Norman Sicily.
Fernando Hitzig and Leonardo Militello from Argentine architecture firm HM arquitectos were charged with revamping the interior of Victoria Brown, a trendy bar and restaurant in an old warehouse in Palermo, the “in” spot in Buenos Aires.
The plan for the new Mondadori store redesigns the interiors of a historic building in central Palermo with the Pietralavica Starwhite floor's that brightens up and unites all the spaces in the store and underlines the expressiveness of the red and white Mondadori logo.
Italo Rota has given Palermo back the sea. Since the second world war the city seemed to have forgotten its waterfront promenade, occupied first by the ruins of bombed-out buildings and then by a funfair. The redevelopment of the Foro Italico area was funded with money provided by the nation for the UN conference on international crime held in Palermo in 2000.
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