There’s no Italy without a thorn - Domus
 

Void and traces

Vincenzo Latina’s project for the regeneration of the Lampedusa old quarries lends a voice to the memory of one of the largest and most desperate migrations of our times while, at the same time, doing justice to the island’s tourist vocation.

 

Architecture / Paola Barbera

 

6 x 2 (la quarta Italia)

Great cultures are built upon great contradictions which is why Italy is one of the world’s contradictors in chief.

 

Op-ed / Jeffrey Schnapp

Small giants

The “ancient future” of the Made in Italy reveals some Italian companies like Cangiari and Taroni, and how their entrepreneurship is linked to local territories full of memories and secrets.

 

Design / Chiara Alessi

 

An endangered masterpiece

The Villa Nemazee in Tehran, designed by Gio Ponti and built between 1957 and 1964, slated for demolition. To halt demolition, an international petition is underway.

 

Architecture / Maria Manuela Leoni

 

There’s no Italy without a thorn

In the introduction to Domus May special edition dedicated to Italy, Fulvio Irace says that never before has Italy needed more consolidation of its vocation toward excellence through reinforcement of design to transform its past into a living future.

 

Architecture / Fulvio Irace

Domus 1013 on newsstands

In the May special edition guest-edited by Fulvio Irace, Domus recounts the country’s peculiarity with projects by Renzo Piano, Caruso+Torricella, Canali, C+S Architects and texts by Emilio Ambasz, Chiara Alessi, Francesca Molteni, Italo Lupi, Vanni Pasca among others. A collector’s edition!

 

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