Architects Odile Decq, David Adjaye, Tatiana Bilbao, Carlo Ratti and Koray Duman have received the Architizer A+Awards special prize at a gala ceremony in New York on 11th May. The DJI Drone was also named product of the year.
Area 17 and INRES have created a “Supermarket of the Future” using Carlo Ratti’s experimental technologies. The Coop store in Milan’s Bicocca Village, designed by Area 17, INRES and Carlo Ratti Associati, ushers in the change with Iris Ceramica porcelain floor and wall coverings.
Where will we go shopping in the future? In a supermarket where everything is only a click away! Architectural practice Area-17 designed a store of this kind for Coop in Bicocca Village, on the basis of experimental concepts developed and presented by Carlo Ratti Associati in the Coop pavilion at Expo 2015, covering the surfaces with Iris Ceramica porcelain.
MPreis supermarkets stand out because they are commissioned from young architects in the Tyrol and designed not only to save money but to be environmentally sustainable, fit harmoniously into their surroundings and make use of innovative design features. The new supermarket and coffee shop in Wiesing designed by Daniel Fügenschuh is a good example.
In 1999 the French architect Dominique Perrault received an appointment to design the first supermarket for the new chain, M-Preis, with a specific request by the commissioning party to join the requirements of order and distribution with innovative design.
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