Between 1958 and 1962, Domus presented 6 fine architectures built in the pine forest of Arenzano, an exclusive holiday destination in western Liguria.
For the renovation of a fishermen’s house, the Spanish studio Xpiral has expanded the spaces by inserting a container, wrapped in an orange tarpaulin.
Mexican studio anonimous designs a holiday house deeply imbued with references to local architecture and filled with love for its territory.
From a tiny private pool designed by Franco Albini to a manifesto work by Gio Ponti in Naples, an itinerary in which water is the main focus of design.
A dreamlike chapel in the mountains is a metaphor for universal balance and evokes a season of development from the eternal rhythms of nature.
Domus meets Colin Koop, partner of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, to talk about the trajectory that brought the firm from its famous towers of every kind in America to the Moon, with the Moon Village designed for ESA, and beyond.
Aerodream, the spectacular history of inflatables
Frederic Migayrou, curator of the exhibition “Aerodream” at the Centre Pompidou-Metz, tells us the aesthetic and social evolution of these majestic inflatable structures, from Second World War until today.
Where the sun is at its hottest, or when you want to carve out a cool corner of peace, sometimes shade is not just a panacea but a founding conceptual element of design.
In order to survive, after a hundred years in which it has changed very little, the cinema must rethink itself by turning into a more comfortable space with fewer screens and many services.
The challenges of contemporary wayfinding, or the art of orientation, have experienced a surge since Covid. From the push for inclusivity to a new focus on the modularity of buildings, this is what lies in the future of this discipline that sits in between semantics, design and architecture.
In a gripping essay dedicated to the small Italian town called Civita di Bagnoregio, Giovanni Attili observes an exceptional place, characterised by a unique geomorphological landscape.
An unusual building narrates the anxieties of our time through deliberately disturbing language.
The house on the cliffs by Lugi Carlo Daneri in Sestri Levante, Italy, and the one by Gosplan in Capo Santa Chiara, both for two young married couples, reveal all the complexity of this type of housing.
In the spring of 1956, the foundation stone of the A1 Milan-Naples was laid. Let’s look back together at the construction and evolution over time of Italy’s longest motorway, still essential for connecting the country today.