After leaving the position of director to Giovanna Borasi, Mirko Zardini tells Domus about the 15 years he spent directing the anti-institutional institution for architecture – the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal.
A colonial house turned into a light research laboratory
In Merida, Yucatan, Workshop Diseño y Construcción converts a colonial house into a production workshop as a “white canvas” capable of hosting works of light.
The municipality of Istanbul called the studio I.N.D. for the project of a temporary pavilion, but its dismantlement has already been planned.
In 1975, Domus 544 publishes an essay by Massimo Gennari, who retraces the urban history of Rio de Janeiro and points the finger at a high-quality architecture of dubious political value.
The international interdisciplinary group 2038 will represent Germany at the 17th International Architecture Biennale, with an exhibition that looks to the future as if it were already in the past.
From the origins to the contemporary use: history of the door.
Designed by Avenier Cornejo Architectes, the 22-units building limits consumption thanks to a south-west oriented facade, aluminum shutters and solar panels.
MASS Design Group
Michael Murphy and Alan Ricks talk about the monograph “Justice is Beauty”, showing off their research and philosophy of an architecture of justice and dignity.
TreeHugger by MoDusArchitects is a tourist information office near Bolzano: five arched spans and curved surfaces meet the roughness of bush-hammered concrete.
Designed by LOHA architects, the building combines two different housing typologies in Silver Lake’s growing community, providing communal green spaces and terraces.
Enhancement of the industrial past of the place, flexibility of spaces and luxuriant plants are key elements of the Arquitectura-G. reuse project in Barcelona.
Designed by architects Jun Aoki and Peter Marino, Maison Osaka Midosuji is a reference to the maritime tradition of Osaka. The four-storey building includes the first cafè of the fashion brand and a secret restaurant.
Originally designed by architect Roger Taillibert, the building has been recently renovated by Provencher_Roy to host Desjardins’ offices, where light and cooperative spaces interact with concrete.
British architect Simon Dance completed the renovation project of a historical apartment in Oslo creating an oasis of calm through the use of bespoke floating screens.
In an English heritage district of the Argentine capital studio Alonso Crippa has designed a small residential building characterized by a facade cladding of metal panels.