Rocco Valentini is an architect from Abruzzo who has dedicated his life to restoration. He dresses buildings in light glass and steel elements to bring modernity while preserving history. His last project involved an entire hamlet that has been in a state of abandonment since 1960.
With its collection of porcelain stoneware tiles “Twenty”, FMG enhances the surfaces of all outdoor spaces, making them resistant, inalterable, and easy to clean and install. With Twenty+, indoor and outdoor spaces can be brought together by a single surface, enhancing the depth of the perceived space
The project in Guadurnal, Ecuador by the architects from Al Borde and Taller General implements the reuse of materials and existing buildings to create a new space for the local community, which suffered huge losses in the April 2016 earthquake.
An example of a perfectly executed urban renaissance by the Austrian architecture studio smartvoll, on the site of an old armoury in Salzburg, Austria is the 2018 AZ Awards Winner for Residential Interiors.
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