Colourful, fun, unique: architecture for children may seem like a game, but children are also our most honest critics. We have selected the best projects that appeared on Domus between 2020 and 2021.
The iconic museum reopens: the new design will be in dialogue with the original structure and the standalone 2006 addition by Libeskind.
World Trade Center’s new Church was lit up for the first time.
In Spain, CreuseCarrasco created a slightly inclined concrete path to accompany travellers from the mountain to the city.
El Gauchal House is a project by Iván Bravo for four families: a residence developed vertically, recalling a traditional beach cabin in its shape and use of wood.
On September 18 and 19, hidden architectures and unexpected spaces all across the city of Turin will open to the public, with a specific focus on projects form the last two years.
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.
In China, countryside architecture with plastic forms evokes traditional local dwellings, helping to regenerate local economy and identity with an appealing language.
Set in sun-baked countryside, a single-family home evokes strong emotional bonds with the landscape, using pure volumes and chromatic choices of materials.
Consolidated as an architectural movement on its own, shipping container architecture is now a widespread practice around the world. These are the best projects that have appeared in Domus over the years.
Studio Rossettini Architettura renovates an old, abandoned building by inserting a steel and glass structure in the central courtyard: an intervention designed to improve circulation and guarantee flexibility.
A restoration and expansion project transforms a neo-colonial Mexican building into a refined boutique hotel.
A mineral platform and a sequence of contour lines for the renovation and expansion of the Knubben harbour bath.
The Logroño International Festival of Architecture and Design took place in September with installations curated by international studios such as SpY, Matteo Ghidoni – Enrico Dusi, VAPAA Collective and others.