sqm – the quantified home
 

sqm – the quantified home

The quantification of the home, the reduction of the symbolic dimension of inhabiting to manageable numbers, is giving shape to new forms of housing questioning the architect’s role in envisioning and designing our urban future.

 

Reviews / Davide Sacconi

Aesthetics & performance
 

Aesthetics & performance

Michele Mole’, founder of Nemesi&Partners, tells Domus the project for the Italian Pavilion, an example of the importance of the collaboration between architects and constructors, of the dialogue between aesthetic invention and performative invention.

 

Interviews

Fayland House

The first move was the restoration of the site to its natural conditions, involving the removal of conflicting features that had been superimposed. Only then did Chipperfield erect this private bungalow, ensconced in the hills with robust brick columns.

 

Architecture

Syntesis Tech
 

Syntesis Tech

Syntesis Tech, the solution especially designed by Eclisse, is a flexible collection that allows to hidden and discreetly integrate technical rooms in the walls mantaining them easy to inspect.

 

Advertorial

Dragonfly Park
 

Dragonfly Park

Dragonfly Park by V-architecture on the Vietnamese coast has been conceived with the aim of improve public spaces in the city and of changing the approaches of city’s authorities.

 

Architecture

Bee’ah Headquarters
 

Bee’ah Headquarters

Bee’ah collaborated with MIR Creative Studios to create an animation of their new headquarters building in Sharjah, UAE, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects.

 

Video

Impasse Truillot

In Paris 11th arrondissement Gaëtan Le Penhuel open up a little-noticed cul-de-sac revealing the new park edged with social housing units and a nursery for 60 kids.

 

Architecture

Humanising the giant
 

Humanising the giant

The new São Paulo’s masterplan proposes a number of planning regulations for a city built by and for everyone to give urban dignity to the Brazilian megalopolis.

 

Architecture / Massimiliano Granceri, Michele Manigrasso

Arquipélago
 

Arquipélago

Maintaining the industrial character of the whole and establishing a dialogue between the existing former factory of alcohol and tobacco and the new construction, Menos é Mais and João Mendes Ribeiro created in the Azores a space of exchange and interface for people, knowledge and events.

 

Architecture

Increase the focus on culture

At the occasion of Meet The Media Guru, Domus talked with Derrick De Kerckhove on technology, artistic heritage, education 2.0 and digital subconscious.

 

Interviews / Stefania Garassini