Concreteness and dynamism are the keywords describing the Italian Pavilion at Expo 2010 Shanghai. The design produced by a team under the direction of Giampaolo Imbrighi reveals solid compositional choices and assignment of priority to environmental sustainability, and reflects a spirit of change and flexibility with innovative use of clear cement.GranitiFiandre is a partner of the General Commission of the Italian Government for Expo 2010.
On the basis of the needs of a private client confined to a wheelchair, Olavi Koponen designs a home that makes its limitations into its strong point: the need for barrier-free movement suggests the idea of a circular floorplan on a level that determines the shape of the building. The wooden cladding and structure are a declaration of Koponen’s vocabulary and his ecological architecture.
The new Children's Centre designed by Alberto Campo Baeza in collaboration with Massimo Benetton and built by the Benetton Group and the City of Ponzano is located right behind the company's headquarters in Ponzano.
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