Les années AUA
 

Les années AUA

The first retrospective on the work of the French multidisciplinary collective is a marvelous journey into a singular approach to the profession. It is also a micro-history of 1960s to 1980s France.

 

Architecture / Léa-Catherine Szacka

The toy management house
 

The toy management house

Mills is a complex home, full of ideas, with a floor designed as a giant toy box and a rear facade which filters and softens the strong sunlight, conceived by Austin Maynard Architects for a new mum.

 

Architecture

Tom Fereday: Wes Range

Merging traditional upholstery techniques and minimal design, the new collection from the Australian designer seems to perfectly suit the interior of a Wes Anderson’s movie.

 

News

Domus 999 on newsstands
 

Domus 999 on newsstands

In Domus February issue: a residential complex by David Chipperfield Architects in London; a residential building in Lugano by SPBR Arquitetos and Baserga & Mozzetti Architetti; the redesign of the MASP’s permanent collection by Metro Arquitetos Associados. For design: the show on Jasper Morrison, a conversation with Paolo Fantoni and the book by Chiara Alessi.

 

News

The future is now

In February’s editorial Nicola Di Battista sees in the young generations in dialogue with the masters the possibility of a radical change.

 

Editorial

Reinventing Paris

Following the terrorist attacks of November 13th and the COP21 agreement, Paris faces its future with one of the most ambitious architecture competitions in contemporary Europe: 22 projects, mostly in the periphery. The deputy mayor Jean-Louis Missika speaks about the challenges facing the city.

 

Interviews / Philippa Nicole Barr

Matador: Centre du Design
 

Matador: Centre du Design

Matador addresses the renovation and extension of the Design Centre in Mons, Belgium, as an urban project, organising spaces and functions around “rue du design” and “carré des arts”.

 

Architecture

Rinascimento
 

Rinascimento

In Villar Rojas’ work, the ruin cohabits with the asteroid, archaeology with the apocalypse; all as a prehistoric beast is elevated to the rank of statue and Kurt Cobain to that of a fossil.

 

Art

Auditorium Theatre of Llinars del Valles
 

Auditorium Theatre of Llinars del Valles

An arrangement of red brick monolithic volumes makes this theater-auditorium, designed by Siza near Barcelona, a kind of architectural landscape, different on every front.

 

Architecture