Current Issue: Domus 894


Fukasawa > Morrison. Photography by Nacása & Partners Inc. Sketches by Jasper Morrison


Stefano Boeri. Anti-city: A new phantom wanders through Europe

Almanac. News and events

Edited by Elena Sommariva

Ettore Sottsass

Pictures from a window

Jinhua Architecture Park

16 architects from all over the world, brought together by artist, designer and curator Ai Wei Wei, have built a micro-city of pavilions scattered along the banks of the river Yiwu. Text by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Photography by Iwan Baan. Edited by Rita Capezzuto, Joseph Grima

Naoto Fukasawa – Jasper Morrison. Naoto + Jasper = Super Normal

Objects that measure up to the reality of everyday life. In a conversation with Fumiko Ito, the two designers describe their concept of “Super Normal”. Photography by Nacása & Partners Inc., Jasper Morrison Studio. Edited by Fumiko Ito, Francesca Picchi

Richard Burdett

Cities, society and architecture at the Venice Architecture Biennale

Mozzoni’s Ideal City

Since the 1960s this Milanese architect has been working on the design of a gigantic sphere for 25,000 inhabitants. Text by Matteo Poli. Photography by Paolo Rosselli. Edited by Rita Capezzuto

Petra Blaisse. Inside and outside

With woven fields and embroidered landscapes, Petra Blaisse designs surfaces between nature and the artificial. Photography by Phil Meech. Edited by Joseph Grima, Francesca Picchi

Miralles-Tagliabue. Sky Tower

A new landmark in Barcelona, designed by the Enric Miralles & Benedetta Tagliabue Studio for the Gas Company. Text by Aquiles González Raventós. Photography by Iñigo Bujedo Aguirre. Edited by Rita Capezzuto

Thomas Demand. Massive fear

A huge cardboard cave, together with the darkest human fears, are the focus of the German artist’s solo exibition in the Serpentine Gallery in London. Text by Bart Lootsma. Edited by Loredana Mascheroni

Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas. Andalusian walls

In Granada, the reconstruction of a section of the ancient Nazarí wall. Edited by Laura Bossi

Tattoo design

A series of projects by young designers demonstrate a new sensibility towards the surface of objects, the primary interface between man and the environment. Text by Marco Belpoliti. Edited by Francesca Picchi

Mario and Claudio Bellini. Testing under extreme conditions

Headline is the first Vitra task chair that protects the cervical zone. Domus tested it. Photography by Ramak Fazel. Edited by Maria Cristina Tommasini

Good N.E.W.S.

At the Milan Triennale, an exhibition on the human dimension of architecture. Text by Mario Piazza. Photography by Luca Pitoni. Edited by Rita Capezzuto

Pamela Ferri. Disco Merz

In Rome, a nightclub designed by Pamela Ferri that takes its name from the movie by Sergio Corbucci with Moana Pozzi: A tu per tu. Text by Carlo Antonelli. Photography by Ramak Fazel. Edited by Loredana Mascheroni, Matteo Poli

Manuel DeLanda. Smart Materials

How to make them smart

New Tirana

Domus visits the capital of Albania at a crucial moment for its development. Texts by Pier Paolo Tamburelli. Photography by Valentina Gugole. Edited by Elena Sommariva

Tarzan&Jane: Thomas Hirschhorn – Martha Rosler. War

An encounter between two artists. Tarzan&Jane is a project made for Domus by Wrong Gallery

Ten ideas on Dieste

Architectural critics and historians plus structural engineers, artists and politicians come face to face with the work of the Uruguayan engineer. Photography by Yoshihiro Asada. Edited by Laura Bossi with Pedro Reyes


Edited by Gianmario Andreani

Rassegna: Lighting

Edited by Maria Cristina Tommasini


Edited by Francesca Cogni

Material World: Peltier cells

Edited by Emanuele Ricci