Le regole del gioco
 

Le regole del gioco

The new Fondazione Achille Castiglioni exhibition “The Rules of the Game”, pays homage to Castiglioni’s meticulous but ironical approach with a hugely varied provision of artists linked to this exceptional figure.

 

Art / Ilaria Bombelli

Termitary House
 

Termitary House

To build this house in a central coastal city of Vietnam, an area with an extreme climate, Tropical Space took inspiration from the termites’ special ability to build their nests, creating a brick building with a double skin.

 

Architecture

SilverWood House

The first project of Ernesto Pereira is a house for a couple in Vila do Conde, Portugal, designed without any budget limit nor deadline, just to answer the client’s need.

 

Architecture

Sala Ayutthaya Hotel
 

Sala Ayutthaya Hotel

Juxtaposing the local craftsmanship of brickworks, with the simplicity and neatness of the white walls and architectural elements of traditional architecture, Onion completed a twenty-six-room boutique hotel in Ayutthaya, the old capital of Thailand.

 

Architecture

This Really Happened
 

This Really Happened

Luca Picardi’s photoessay focuses on the outskirts of Genoa, Italy, enlightening the lack of any immediately identifiable anthropological dimension that reveals clear urban design failures.

 

Photo-essays / Luca Picardi

Xinglong Visitor Center

For the visitor center of Xinglong – an old Chinese fishing village now transformed into a coastal resort – Atelier Alter recreates the impression of numerous fishing lodges on the island in a zigzag building, incorporating tropical plants and fishing island craftsmanship.

 

Architecture

This much or that much?
 

This much or that much?

21_21 Design Sight’s new exhibition celebrates everyday design and invites visitors to answer questions on the measurement system by confronting them with contemporary design and lifestyle.

 

Design / Rafael A. Balboa, Federico Scaroni

Fuensanta House
 

Fuensanta House

Muka Arquitectura’s ribbed concrete residence in Ciudad Real – a fortress-like block with three delicate glass boxes that run the height of the ocher facade – completes the “first piece of the urban puzzle” for a largely undeveloped area of the Spanish city.

 

Architecture

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
 

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

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