For the first time, the Holy See will take part in the International Architecture Exhibition of Biennale di Venezia, with a special pavilion created on the isle of San Giorgio Maggiore. Ten important architects were invited to design ten chapels inspired by the “Woodland Chapel” by Erik Gunnar Asplund. The Electa catalogue narrates their paths and the outcomes.
Niall McLaughlin Architects studio designed a new structure for the Worcester College, a garden provided with a theatre, learning spaces and a dance studio. For this project, the architects took in great account the design of Freespaces, i.e. the open spaces among the different structures of the Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre.
Westway Architects designed a dream home in Sardinia. The home is built amidst the Mediterranean scrub on a ridge overlooking Marinella Gulf, with a splendid panoramic view over the Emerald Coast.
The interiors were designed in collaboration with London studio Todhunters Earle Interiors.
Gerner Gerner Plus’s project fits perfectly into its natural surroundings on a lot set on a gentle slope, with the mountains behind it and the blue sea of Crete in front: a house from which to enjoy a spectacular 180° panoramic view over the sea.
Iris Ceramica’s Muse collection of enamelled porcelain floors and semi-gres wall coverings is inspired by the goddess of the arts, depositary of wisdom and patron of poetry. The result is an evocative, elegant collection in classic style, with a highly expressive character aesthetically expressed in 4 colours underlining all the attraction of natural stone
The architects from Canadian firm Anne Carrier architecture designed the new visitor centre for Seigneurie-des-Aulnaies, a registered Quebec cultural heritage site, basing the concept on the characteristic elements of the surrounding landscape to showcase the site's most interesting landscape and heritage features.
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