Mona Fawaz and Cara Aramouny review the first project by Lina Ghotmeh in her home town. The building “embraces the city’s eclectic, layered morphologies and sets its new, elegant yet unassuming presence on them”.
In this issue: David Chipperfield meets Renzo Piano; Lina Ghotmeh Architecture’s Stone Garden in Lebanon; the work of British artist Rachel Whiteread and more. Browse the gallery and discover the contents of the April issue.
Forty years ago, the historian and sociologist Christopher Lasch “foresaw the dramatic transformation of a world where the loss of all concept of the past destroyed all hopes for the future”, writes the editorial director Walter Mariotti.
Set in a lot adjoining a railway axis, the residential building designed by Studio a Milano recreates the configuration of the typical Lombard agricultural courtyard, while offering a renewed view to travellers observing the construction from the train.
For sure, such devices look gorgeous on billboards, but lack of usability in favor of shallow aesthetics. And yet, manufacturers keep on bringing them about.
New perspectives, theories and possibilities for the art industry, while the entire world is shutting down because of the pandemic, between revolution and evolution.
Francesc Rifé Studio signed the new interiors of footwear brand ASH using the hardness of micro-cement in contrast to the lightness of pink fabric.
Exposed concrete and wood define the shared patio of the small residential building that R-Zero has completed in Mexico City.
The TV series, thanks to the insight of Bjarke Ingels, mixed existing buildings and greenery to create the scenario of a possible future world. Starting from a city in particular: Singapore.
A British doctor presented a visual overview in order to explain the spread of cholera in Soho: his thesis wasn’t endorsed, but his map changed the world.
Tokyo and Dubai are the latest additions to the LEGO Architecture collection, capturing the essence of the world's most famous metropolises, buildings and monuments.
NZI Architectes design sustainable housing units in a park in Nogent-le-Rotrou using straw, a lightweight and high-performance material.
The Spanish studio delaVegaCanolasso addresses the issue of domestic privacy and hides part of the house with a mirrored surface.
A journey that involves Shakespeare, Goya, Medicean Florence and more. Our tribute to the architectural element that has proved to be the protagonist of this quarantine.