In 1950 Le Corbusier's incredibly influential Unité d'habitation was well underway. Gio Ponti's record of his encounter with it marks a key event in modern architecture.
Through a series of rares images and sketches from the Pininfarina archive, Domus celebrates the acclaimed designer, responsible for some of the most beautiful and important automobiles in history.
In 1969 Domus devoted the cover of the July issue to emerging visions of mobile-housing, an ideal with elements both utopian and pragmatic.
Symbolic building of the Metabolism Movement, with the Nakagin Capsule Tower Kurokawa imagined a new urban organization.
In anticipation of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition Freespace, we revisit a text by Charles Jencks on The Presence of the Past, the first Venice Architecture Biennale, directed by Paolo Portoghesi.
A retrospective appreciation of the structural ingenuity produced by this lost Italian master.
In 1978, Ugo La Pietra reviews an ambitious exhibition which demonstrated — through a complex sum of objects — Italian design's ties to architecture, and the creative vitality that preceded the economic boom of the sixties.
- Editorial: Our desire to inhabit objects
- Archeology: Stendhal syndrome before a copy
- Projects: SANAA, Tsuruoka Cultural Hall; Focus Uffici: Foster + Partners; SelgasCano, Home Holland Park and Spitalfields
- Art: Adrián Villar Rojas, Housekeeping at the museum.
- Rassegna: Comfort and Wellness