A conversation with the Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism for the launch of the renewed Domus website.
Nicola Di Battista
To lift up the destiny of architecture we need a cultural movement capable of bringing together people engaged in different professions, but united by the will to determine the future of living.
We interviewed Bijoy Jain, founder of the Indian architecture practice Studio Mumbai, on the occasion of his exhibition at Assab One in Milan where he was showing as an artist. We asked him to explain his view of the relationship between architecture and art, and much more.
La redazione di domusweb
Interview with Bijoy Jain
Salvator-John A. Liotta, Fabienne Louyot
Serving society with architecture, October 2017
Shigeru Ban, the architect of La Seine Musicale in Paris, talks about his concept of public, private and intermediary space, the importance of architecture that serves society and the strategies he adopts to produce meaningful designs.
Paris Haussmann, June 2017
Presented as a contemporary territorial “retroatlas”, the “Paris Haussmann” exhibition catalogue is a work generous in its reconsideration of the city, which reopens the debate on the current effects of Haussmann’s ideas. #fridayreads
Strategies for making Paris, April 2017
Alexandre Labasse, director of the Pavillon de l’Arsenal, talks about new strategies for urban and architectural development in Paris.
Nicolas Laisné and Dimitri Roussel discuss their practice that, turning to a rare intensity of design, contemplates social and environmental changes underway.
We interviewed Diébédo Francis Kéré on the occasion of his talk during Milano Arch Week: is furthermore evident that sustainability is the idea at the centre of his practice.
John Thackara, a philosopher, writer and wide-ranging thinker, summarises the decisive contribution by design that gives practical form to a story, always in the service of the real needs of the people.
How can we take advantage of the vast wealth of knowledge that circulates around the web? Media anthropologist Stefana Broadbent recounts two different approaches: the “extractive” used by Amazon Mechanical Turk, and the collaborative one of Wikipedia, “Fix my street” and “If you want to”.