Free to collect
 

Free to collect

A fresh project on the freedom of collecting, “Okolo Offline Two” at Dresden Kunstgewerbemuseum recounts a way of collecting far from the systematic and rational type practised by the institutions.

 

Design / Maria Cristina Didero

Sustainable Hothouse
 

Sustainable Hothouse

The new tropical conservatory at the Botanical Gardens in Aarhus, by C.F. Møller Architects, is like a drop of dew in its green surroundings. Sustainable design, new materials and advanced computer technology went into the creation of the hothouse’s organic form.

 

Architecture

Jero yurt

Scottish brand Trakke launch the Jero yurt, designed by Uula Jero taking inspiration from the traditional portable dwellings developed by the nomadic people of Central Asia.

 

News

The “other” editor
 

The “other” editor

Domus remembers the great town planner, theorist and professor Bernardo Secchi with an affectionate pledge by Vittorio Gregotti, who worked with him for many years.

 

News / Vittorio Gregotti

Casa No Tempo
 

Casa No Tempo

Aires Mateus, together with the owners João and Andreia Rodrigues, transformed an old family farm into a modern retreat in the rural landscape of the Alentejo region, Portugal.

 

Architecture

The French barometer

“L'époque, les humeurs, les valeurs, l’attention”, the exhibition of the 16° Prize Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, curated by castillo/corrales – a co-operatively run, non-profit contemporary art venue – puts up the young French art.

 

Art / Ivo Bonacorsi

Tsai Residence
 

Tsai Residence

Taiwan studio Tai & Architectural Design kept this apartment in Taipei “as minimal as possible” so it can be easily reverted to its original state at the end of the rental period, exploring the possibility to design a temporary property as a good place to live in for young people.

 

Architecture

ZEB Pilot House
 

ZEB Pilot House

The ZEB Multi-Comfort House – a cooperation between Snøhetta, SINTEF, ZEB partner Brødrene Dahl, and Optimera – is a single family house intended for use as a demonstration platform to facilitate learning on building methodology for plus houses with integrated sustainable solutions.

 

Architecture

Jamie Hladky: 1,864km

“1,864km” is a project developed by Australian-based photographer Jamie Hladky driving or walking through the small towns of New South Wales, Australia.

 

Photo-essays / Jamie Hladky

Library of Muyinga
 

Library of Muyinga

The first library of Muyinga (Burundi) has been designed by BC architects – as part of a future inclusive school for deaf children – in locally sourced compressed earth blocks and built involving end-users.

 

Architecture

Paul Chan
 

Paul Chan

On show at the Schaulager in Basel, Paul Chan’s work mixes his knowledge of history and philosophy, old and new, with political and social reflections in a body of work that ranges from drawing to sculpture, video projections, animation, literature and printing. 

 

Art / Tommaso Speretta

House P

Cherem Arquitectos designed in Mexico the House P, composed by two concrete volumes that develops a dynamic relationship between solid and transparent planes.

 

Architecture