At a time when one of his iconic buildings, the one in Corso Sempione 33, could be irreversibly disfigured, we remember the architect’s devoted relationship to his city. From Domus 721.
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“Hope is our privilege”. In June 1946, the new director of Domus Ernesto Nathan Rogers addressed an open letter to the future President of the newly-established Italian Republic, giving voice to an entire discipline and a generation.
An event that could never happen again today. The story of a 1992 cover that arrived at the editorial staff and shocked them all. Recalled here by Giuseppe Basile, long-time Art Director of Domus.
On the occasion of his death, we retrace the work of the Catalan architect through more than 50 years of the Domus archive, among radical projects, historicism and the construction of a critical figure.
Ceramic or plexiglas, red, green, soft or compact bathrooms. The bathroom tells us more about the people who live in the house than we think. A journey through the archives to discover the evolution of the most private room in the domestic space.
Designed almost 50 years ago by Paolo Rizzatto, the “synthetic” lamp for living spaces makes its comeback.
Perhaps better than when it was accessible, the ghost of the Fürggen cableway today tells the story of its blurred creation by Carlo Mollino, who spent years on the Grand Murailles and on the Matterhorn designing an ideal city. From Domus 889.
After being closed for almost ten years, the gigantic and futuristic congress centre built as a symbol of the West in the City of the Wall is now looking for a future.
130 years after the birth of its founder, Domus returns on the legendary editorial that inaugurated the magazine’s story, investigating a philosophy of domestic space which can still provide an answer to many of our contemporary questions on dwelling.