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Beyond Environment
 

Beyond Environment

The theme of the exhibition, curated by Emanuele Piccardo and Amit Wolf at LACE, is the interchange between art and architecture, city and nature that marked the second half of the 20th century.

 

Reviews / Luca Guido

Materium: Ledge House
 

Materium: Ledge House

Designed by Materium for a family of 3, The Ledge House explores the idea of “home” for its closely knit inhabitants, freeing up as much space as possible for the communal areas.

 

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Casa dos Caseiros

This small house, completed by Sara Antunes Mário Ferreira Arquitectos at the entrance of Quinta da Boavista, in the Douro Valley (Portugal), is set in a dramatic landscape transformed by man over the centuries to produce wine.

 

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Urban workshop speculation
 

Urban workshop speculation

The book and exhibition “Chicagoisms”, curated by Alexander Eisenschmidt and Jonathan Mekinda at the Art Institute of Chicago, rest on the concept of seeing the city as an architectural workshop.

 

Architecture / Francesco Zuddas

Casa Wabi Foundation
 

Casa Wabi Foundation

Designed and overseen by Tadao Ando, Casa Wabi – the art foundation established by artist Bosco Sodi on the outskirts of Puerto Escondido, Mexico – officially opened on October 25.

 

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A house within a house

The Courtyard House Plugin is a prefabricated modular system designed by People’s Architecture Office to bring modern living standards and energy efficiency to historical chinese buildings.

 

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Disaster Postcards

Through a series of postcards of the Sixities and Seventies describing the, then, Genoa's new buildings – similar to other European cities –, Daniele Belleri analyses the re-occurring floods on the Italian coastal city and the physical fragility of our cities and culture.

 

Op-ed / Daniele Belleri

Constructing Worlds
 

Constructing Worlds

“Constructing Worlds”, at the Barbican Centre, looks beyond the medium’s ability to document the built world and explores the power of photography to reveal truths about society.

 

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Wunderbugs

Curated by OFL Architecture, Wunderbugs is an interactive wooden pavilion with sensors collecting environmental changes and allowing insects to modulate music.

 

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School at Vigia del Fuerte
 

School at Vigia del Fuerte

In the complex urban and social conditions of an isolated city in Colombia, plan:b arquitectos built a school for the indigenous communities: a permeable architecture regarding uses and materials.

 

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ninkipen! 4n House
 

ninkipen! 4n House

ninkipen! completed in Ikoma city, on a plot reclaimed after the wake of the 3.11 earthquake in Japan, a house elevated on pilots to exploit the view and to create a children’s playground.

 

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Aldar Central Market

Inspired by the traditional architecture of the Gulf, Foster + Partners’ project for the Abu Dhabi Central Market aims to reinvent the market place, giving the city a new civic heart.

 

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