Current Issue: Domus 883


Stefano Boeri and Hans Ulrich Obrist interview Tomas Saraceno (Air Port City “Un-built cities”, Bonner Kunstverein, 2003)


Edited by Elena Sommariva, Luigi Spinelli

A Letter from Los Angeles

Magnetic Nuclei

Ettore Sottsass. Pictures from a window

Biennale di Venezia. Coup de Coeur

Domus asked twentynine protagonists and observers of the last Venice Art Biennale to indicate the most significant work. Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Cristina Romano. Photography by Gaia Cambiaggi

Alberto Meda+Paolo Rizzatto, Vico Magistretti, Ross Lovegrove, Richard Sapper. Light Planning

Mix, Tikal, System X, Halley: four new lamps resulting from the most advanced industrial production techniques. Edited by Francesca Picchi. Photography by Ramak Fazel

Herzog & de Meuron. Football Mutant Bubble. The city-stadium

The Herzog & de Meuron studio has realised an inflated cushion with an 840-metre circumference on the outskirts of Munich. Text by Rowan Moore. Photography by Paolo Rosselli. Edited by Rita Capezzuto

Mark Wigley. Alternative Architecture 1: Game Space

Videogame space, or the complete occupation of one’s senses. Edited by Karen Marta

Marco Casamonti-Archea Associati. The wine under the vineyard

Two thin trenches cut into the side of a hill in Chianti are the traces drawn by Marco Casamonti and Studio Archea for the new underground cellars of the Marchesi Antinori winery. Edited by Rita Capezzuto. Photography by Ramak Fazel

Aranda+Lasch. Architecture 2

Can advanced mathematics be seen as a tool of the design trade? That’s what New York-based duo Aranda+Lasch argue with their three most recent projects. Edited by Karen Marta, Joseph Grima

Lea Vergine. Salons

Venice Biennale. What art?

de Guzmán-Jaque-Krahe. Casa Sacerdotal Diocesana. Old priests in new architecture

The project for retired priests in the Plasencia region by Miguel de Guzmán, Andrés Jaque and Enrique Krahe. Edited by Matteo Poli. Photography by Miguel de Guzmán

Interview: Gaetano Pesce

Hans Ulrich Obrist interviews Gaetano Pesce during the exhibition “Gaetano Pesce. Il rumore del tempo”, at the Triennale in Milan, now at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein. Edited by Thomas Boutoux, Loredana Mascheroni


The Graz-based group is reinventing the way we inhabit domestic spaces, using irony as a fundamental ingredient. Text by Roman Hoellbacher. Edited by Joseph Grima

Franco Purini. The work and the theme

A reflection upon the architecture of Giancarlo De Carlo (1919-2005), a master of freedom


Edited by Gianmario Andreani

Talking about Design

Idealism and anti-idealism

“Nothing is Fair or Good Alone“ (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Rassegna: Kitchens

Edited by Maria Cristina Tommasini. With a text by Fabrizio Gallanti


El Topo: Michaël Borremans

Edited by Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni and Ali Subotnick (Wrong Gallery)