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May issue presents the Kunstmuseum extension in Basel by Christ & Gantenbein, La Porte Romaine in Nîmes by Foster + Partners, the suburban housing in Aldershot by Sergison Bates architects and an analysis of Salone del mobile 2016 with texts by Romanelli, Meda, Citterio, Rizzatto, Urquiola, Dordoni, Lissoni and Giovannoni.

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In May editorial Nicola Di Battista affirms that the Lombard capital is once again expressing a sentiment that can also be quickly transmitted to the ever-increasing numbers of people flocking to visit the numerous initiatives and the many cultural events offered by the city.

Among this month projects a residential complex in Nîmes by Foster + Partners, the sculptural volume of the extension of Basel’s Kunstmuseum, by Christ & Gantenbein and seven suburban villas by Sergison Bates architects in Aldershot.

Two books: L’altro Movimento Moderno, by Kenneth Frampton, with a review by Pierre-Alain Croset and explained by the author and the recount by Domingo Milella of the genesis of his book published by Gerhard Steidl.

The exhibition curated by Kenya Hara reflects on the extreme delicacy of paper to bring out its design essence; on the art side Toti Carpentieri, art critic, and Michele Emmer, mathematician, read the last Mimmo Paladino’s art work in Lecce.

The School of Architecture and Design in Melbourne operates according to an experimental studio model, witha particular focus on technology as applied to landscapes, cities and objects, while for Renato Rizzi, at Venice IUAV, the ideal and ever-topical teaching programme is based on the semantic constellation “Education-building” “Education-edification”.

Romanelli, Meda, Citterio, Rizzatto, Urquiola, Dordoni, Lissoni and Giovannoni analyse the Salone del Mobile 2016 with very different approaches.

Carlo Olmo’s Feedback recounts his Turin: that of its anachronisms and conquests, of a democracy gained and lost, like the most important traces of its history: the dead factories. In the Elzeviro, Italian philosopher Giulio Giorello reminds us that our inhabiting is mobile both in time and space.

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