Local building materials and techniques, integration of inside and outside and social value are the key themes of the school building designed by Mazzanti and Mesa for Cartagena in Colombia. Flor del Campo is an example of the contribution architecture can make to rehabilitating the area in which it is situated.
An exhibition of selected works by architect Kristin Jarmund, a representative of the new generation of the Norwegian school, is coming to Italy, accompanied by a catalogue including an essay by critic Kenneth Frampton.
Professor Zhu Jingxiang coordinated a research team concerned with designing and constructing buildings in which more than 90% of the components are prefabricated to reduce the amount of time necessary to assemble the structure and provide a construction solution for places threatened by natural disasters or requiring rapid reconstruction in the wake of an earthquake.
The prize-winning architects, designers and students will soon leave for Shanghai to visit theUniversal Expo and the Italian Pavilion where GranitiFiandre has been chosen by the Government's General Commissariat to create 7000 m² of flooring.
In coming up with a plan for the new elementary school campus in Tressano-Castellarano, Archilinea of Sassuolo in the province of Modena began by affirming the central role of teaching by creating a building with a design that responds to all the ideas and issues emerged in meetings with the public authorities and the teaching staff.
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