Boa Nova Tea House
 

Boa Nova Tea House

Álvaro Siza renovated the building that marked the begining of his career: the Boa Nova Casa da Cha restaurant clinging to the rocks in Leça da Palmeira, Portugal.

 

Architecture

Apollo Architects: Frame
 

Apollo Architects: Frame

Apollo Architects completed Frame, a house with a studio, a low cost building realized by substituting regular wooden frameworks for exposed concrete with FRP that can be converted.

 

Architecture

Huechuraba Campus

Rafael Hevia, Rodrigo Duque Motta and Gabriela Manzi designed the Economics and Business Faculty of the Diego Portales University (Chile) creating an academic identity thanks to a structure with weight that speaks of permanence and stability.

 

Architecture

Disobedients objects
 

Disobedients objects

Through 99 exhibits, a new show at the Victoria and Albert Museum focuses on the material culture of social movements from the 1970s to the present, spanning from an elegant British teacup from 1910 to a bashed up Argentine metal saucepan lid from 2001.

 

Design / Catharine Rossi

Koya No Sumika
 

Koya No Sumika

mA-style architects designed the extension plan for a young couple’s house next to the main one as a minimum living space that pursues both maintaining distance and retaining fertile relationships.

 

Architecture

Rest Areas

Nicolò Sertorio investigates the relationship between the boundless landscape that surrounds the US interstate road system and the rest areas built in the early Sixties, symbols of the new concept of ‘road trip’, of the conquest of nature and the ‘West’.

 

Photo-essays / Nicolò Sertorio

Hôtel Dupanloup
 

Hôtel Dupanloup

Once the home of a notorious bishop, the 17th century building in Orléans, Hôtel Dupanloup, has been redesigned by Studio Makkink & Bey to function as International Research Center of the University of Orléans, developing a series of installations.

 

Design

Triptyque: Milbank
 

Triptyque: Milbank

After completing the São Paulo office of international law firm Milbank, Triptyque was commisioned to design the interiors, solved with a unique and historic collection of Brazilian design.

 

Architecture

Backstage Bauhaus

A two-part show at Oslo’s Henie Onstad unearths Norwegian connections to the Bauhaus and demonstrates the joy of artistic discoveries.

 

Architecture / Kristina Ketola Bore

Embassy of South Africa
 

Embassy of South Africa

Davis Brody Bond re-designed the South African Embassy in Washington, D.C adapting and reusing two historically significant structures on Embassy Row – the Ambassador’s Residence and the Chancery.

 

Architecture

Best of #glass
 

Best of #glass

A selection of the projects posted on Domus Web  that combine a raw and fragile material as glass with technology or artisan excellence.

 

News

Assemble: Yardhouse

Yardhouse is a new affordable workspace building based in Sugarhouse Yard, designed and built by Assemble with an economic, modular approach to construction.

 

News