Drawing time
 

Drawing time

The release of the book-catalogue for the exhibition “The Marriage of Reason and Squalor”, devoted to Pier Vittorio Aureli’s drawings is the perfect opportunity to compile a list of notes on drawing time.

 

Reviews / Luca Galofaro

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.

 

Architecture / Luca Guido

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.

 

Architecture

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

Ice Watch
 

Ice Watch

With Ice Watch, artist Olafur Eliasson and geologist Minik Rosing have made a visually striking, haptic contribution to the climate debate, on view at at Copenhagen’s City Hall Square.

 

News

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.

 

Architecture

House sweet House
 

House sweet House

The exhibits in the first exhibition dedicated to Ron Gilad in Belgium, at the Keitelman Gallery, require calm viewing: behind every piece is a whole host of meanings, perceptible to varying degrees.

 

Design / Maria Cristina Didero

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

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.

 

Architecture

Recycled Tijuana
 

Recycled Tijuana

Inspired by Teddy Cruz’s work, that addressed the phenomena of moving old housing stock from
San Diego to Tijuana, in this series Laura Migliorino highlights the people who live in recycled homes.

 

Photo-essays / Laura E. Migliorino

Aldar Central Market
 

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.

 

Architecture

50 years of design

Showcasing 140 works from European and US museums, the exhibition on Italian designer and theoretician Andrea Branzi recounts 50 years of creative career, in the beautiful mediaeval church of Saint-Rémi, Bordeaux.

 

Design / Francesca Balena Arista