Best of #February
 

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

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

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.

 

Advertorial

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

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
 

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

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
 

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

Iconic Geography
 

Iconic Geography

Images by the duo Andreana Scanderbeg and Alexander Sauer – on show at Anteprima D’Arte Contemporanea, Roma – tell control technologies and the industrial paysage as part of the contemporary architecture’s beauty.

 

Photo-essays

The two-dimensional photographic image

With the exhibiton “Twice”, Cyrille Weiner and Gregory Lacoua, photographer and designer, reflect on spatial occupation via the experimental use of two-dimensional photographic images.

 

Art / Giaime Meloni