This much or that much?
 

This much or that much?

21_21 Design Sight’s new exhibition celebrates everyday design and invites visitors to answer questions on the measurement system by confronting them with contemporary design and lifestyle.

 

Design / Rafael A. Balboa, Federico Scaroni

Fuensanta House
 

Fuensanta House

Muka Arquitectura’s ribbed concrete residence in Ciudad Real – a fortress-like block with three delicate glass boxes that run the height of the ocher facade – completes the “first piece of the urban puzzle” for a largely undeveloped area of the Spanish city.

 

Architecture

Best of #February

Among the stories of our February’s Best of a café to study engineering, a kindergarten in Bangalore and an exhibition that leaves the gallery to occupy the street.

 

News

IT’s Light Academy
 

IT’s Light Academy

Registration is now open for the first training course offered in collaboration with DesignLibrary and De Lucchi Workshop, which will see the best participants rewarded with a placement in Europe, Asia and the United States.

 

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Andrea Anastasio
 

Andrea Anastasio

At Rome’s Galleria O, Anastasio’s objects speak of a dimension in which objects and furnishings are imbued with a soul, thought and function that moves seamlessly from one to the other.

 

Art / Domitilla Dardi

Pani Community Centre

For the Pani Community Centre in Bangladesh the Dutch architects SchilderScholte choose local materials and traditional skills, realizing an environmentally friendly building that contributes to the community in a significant way.

 

Architecture

MMMMMS House
 

MMMMMS House

In the outskirts of a Catalonian village, Anna & Eugeni Bach looked for a new relationship with the rural contest,  developing a house which spatial organisation follows the logic of a warehouse, generating a large volume within which smaller units are placed, to offer intimacy.

 

Architecture

Homage to Haussmann
 

Homage to Haussmann

LAN developed for a residential complex in the new Clichy-Batignolles mixed development area (Paris), a building that pays homage to Paris and the 19th century Haussmann’s architecture while looking to the future and to its changes.

 

Architecture

Urban House Lindo Vale

For their house in Porto, Ana Cláudia Monteiro and Vítor Oliveira reinterpreted the inner structure of the typical Portuguese houses with simple volumes and a single color.

 

Architecture

G. House
 

G. House

In a typical German neighbourhood Bechter Zaffignani Architekten created a concrete free-standing volume that is confidently different from the surrounding buildings.

 

Architecture

The interval forms of decay
 

The interval forms of decay

In the exhibition at CCA Kitakyushu, the Turkish artist Emre Hüner created a set of interrelational references that illuminate future post-apocalyptic forms of habitats.

 

Art / Pelin Tan

Villa Escargot

Commissioned to design a holiday house overlooking Tokyo Bay, Takeshi Hirobe conceived a robustly and independently building that answers to the natural environment.

 

Architecture