What design can do 2015
 

What design can do 2015

The eclectic programmes of the Dutch festival’s 5th edition brought together people like Cameron Sinclair, an architect who has spent decades developing living solutions for emergency contexts, and unbridled designers such as Bompas & Parr.

 

Design / Nicola Bozzi

All the World’s Futures
 

All the World’s Futures

Okwui Enwezor, curator of the 56th venice Art Biennale, with his show outlines a proposal – that we should remaining vigilant and continue to probe in order to understand, identify the fundamentals and use them as the basis for our reasoning once more.

 

Art / Gabi Scardi

La Grande Passerelle

With their project for La Grande Passerelle, the new Saint Malo cultural centre, Architecture-Studio want to express the metaphor of openness, a gesture inspired by the proximity of the seashore and the wish to establish a continuity between the built structures and the geometry of the exterior areas.

 

Architecture

Injecting soul into devices
 

Injecting soul into devices

To illustrate the complexity of the kitchen, Germano Celant and Silvana Annicchiarico, curator and director of the 8th Triennale Design Museum, opted for an angle that exemplifies the transformation from the artisanal kitchen to the industrialised one: the universe of electric appliances.

 

Design / Domitilla Dardi

Spalletti’s Suspended Hour
 

Spalletti’s Suspended Hour

The close dialogue developed by Ettore Spalletti with the Palazzo Cini in Venice makes him one of today’s most poetic and classical contemporary artists.

 

Art / Elisabetta Longari

RPBW: Intesa Sanpaolo

At the edge of Turin historic center there is a white tower, immaterial and luminescent that, with its 166 meters, shapes the city’s skyline: is the new Intesa San Paolo Office Building, designed by Renzo Piano, which opens to the city with a large auditorium and a bioclimatic greenhouse.

 

Architecture

Singaporean Brothels
 

Singaporean Brothels

This series is part of a broader work by photographer Nguan dedicated to unveil the city’s real soul, challenging the conventional narrative of modern Singapore as a spotless but soulless nation.

 

Photo-essays / Nguan

Kwieco Shelter House
 

Kwieco Shelter House

The Finnish architects Hollmén Reuter Sandman completed in Moshi, Tanzania, a Shelter House for an NGO that provide advice to women, respecting local culture and spatial hierarchy.

 

Architecture

Best of #bridges

10 bridges + 1 to tell a story about a theme for structural engineers demonstrating its architectural potential, vehicle of strong symbolic values, and discovering its poetry.

 

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