His was a penetrating intelligence: a showman and a professor, he dedicated himself to “agricivism” with his students in abandoned farmhouses, while writing about cities in the pages of Domus. Filippo Cattapan and Giovanni Corbellini remember him.
The reconstruction of the Academy of Music in Camerino is the occasion to contextualize a straightforwardly contemporary building within a historical landscape of great value.
The concrete and glass volume designed by DANK architectes is a pass-through room, created to reconcile and intertwine the house with the garden.
Casa Sucre is defined by surfaces and spaces that explore the connection between inside and outside: mobile fabric panels enclose the balconies of the building designed by Ana Sol and Alberto Smud.
Through the decades, Domus published the most relevant projects built by the Italian design master; and they are all houses, be their inhabitant a single family or a whole city.
In the utopian Mile City, Cheng Chung Design has inserted an exclusive restaurant amidst the large brick arches, curved façades and dizzying pinnacles of artist Luo Xu's land art work.
Designed to display a selection of objects by the Italian group from the 1980s, the interiors of Ya Space! are a postmodern extravaganza, flooded by an excess of signs and geometries.
Zucchi reads the contemporary metropolis as the space for our multi-mode and multi-scale existence, but also as a cultural landscape shaped by the unwritten rules of a shared etiquette.
Nax Architects uses steel and LED lights for a temporary space in Shanghai expressing values and identity as an innovative cosmetics brand.
Saket Sethi transforms every space in Sunoo Temple House into a dialogue between the material and the spiritual world: a prototype home that grows its own food and generates its own energy.
B-architecten renovates a series of farm buildings in Essen to create 44 private dwellings with shared services and spaces: brick, wood and pitched roofs maintain the connection with the natural context.
Set in an abandoned alley, the New York studio’s sculpture is a combination of smooth geometry and intense colour: made of steel and nylon ropes, it seeks public involvement through AR technology.
A great container of stories, a stratification of spaces for relations and exchange, the new Tainan library is a "temple" of local culture.
Part of a large urban redevelopment programme, John R 2660 by LOHA Architects: features cedar cladding and a composition of volumes that is respectful of the neighbourhood’s pre-existing buildings.
Addition or subtraction, traditional materials or innovative, disruptive choices or in line with the past. A selection of projects that have given new life to old country houses.