Current Issue: Domus 928


Alicja Kwade photographed by Frank Schumacher


Flavio Albanese. Sustainable mobility

News, events, competitions, projects

Edited by Elena Sommariva

Linked Hybrid, Beijing

An imaginific alternative to a monofunctional housing model. Design Steven Holl Architects. Text Steven Holl, Brendan Mcgetrick. Photos Manfred Seidl

Musée Hergé

The multicoloured universe created by the father of Tintin is brought to life at the museum in Louvain-la-Neuve. Design Christian de Portzamparc. Text Gilles de Bure. Photos Nicolas Borel

Les Ballets C de la B & LOD , Ghent, Belgium

Pragmatism becomes poetry in Jan De Vylder’s design. Design Jan de Vylder. Text Bert de Muynck. Photos Filip Dujardin/OWI

Songzhuang Artists’ Residence, Beijing

Twenty artists made the choice to live together. For them, the word “utopia” still rings true. Design Xu Tiantian, DnA_Design and Architecture Beijing. Text Laura Bossi. Photos Iwan Baan

Two urban projects in Dublin

A community centre and a housing development are scenographically inserted into the cityscape of Ireland’s capital. Design O’Donnell + Tuomey. Text Raymund Ryan. Photos Dennis Gilbert/View and Michael Moran

Glocal architecture

Mangado uses his architecture as a response to a paradox: how to be truly contemporary without denying one’s roots. Design Francisco José Mangado Beloqui. Text Maria Cristina Tommasini. Photos Roland Halbe

LAP, Lambretto Art Project

An observatory on creativity forms part of a vast redevelopment of the Lambrate area in Milan. Design RuattiStudio Architects with Mariano Pichler. Text Loredana Mascheroni. Photos Andrea Martiradonna

Consequential Meditations

A theory-practice line of thought on the relationship between nature and artefact. Design Jensen & Skodvin Architects. Text Stefano Casciani. Photos Knut Bry, Jensen & Skodvin Architects

Cultural Centre of Bom Sucesso

A hypogean project that leaves its mark on the built and social reality of Lisbon’s suburbs. Design Miguel Arruda Arquitectos Associados. Text Miguel Arruda. Photos FG + SG – Fernando Guerra

Young Design Report 2°

Projects imbued with “imaginative simplicity”. Design M. Bjelakovic´, M. Jovic´, E. BecIragic´, A. Bona/Ecal, B. Bona, P. Grobelny, J. Hashimoto, S. Holm, od-do arhitekti – N. Ilincic´, J. Kljakic´, A.C. Rappa, A. Rovero/Ecal, S. Stofer, V. Wildgruber. Text Maria Cristina Tommasini

The new Cattiva

The new mobile blood donation facility designed by Matharoo takes its aggressive and seductive image around the indian landscape. Design Gurjit Singh Matharoo. Text Jagan Shah. Photos Edmund Sumner

Setu Chairs

Multipurpose chairs by Studio 7.5 for Herman Miller. Design Studio 7.5: Claudia Plikat, Burkhard Schmitz, Carola Zwick, Roland Zwick. Text Maria Cristina Tommasini. Photos Studio 7.5

Saily Lamp

A playful lamp designed by Pagani Perversi per Skitsch. Design Luciano Pagani, Angelo Perversi. Text Maria Cristina Tommasini. Photos Pagani Perversi Architects

Vezzoli & Dalí

On the set of Francesco Vezzoli’s latest work, unveiled in a preview for Domus. Design Francesco Vezzoli. Text Caroline Corbetta

Accecare l’ascolto

Notes for Artissima – The Theater Project – Turin 2009. Edited by Andrea Bellini

Drawing Rooms

From “Mr. Rossi” to Drawing Room. Art At Work’s recipe for redefining contemporary art spaces. Design Art At Work. Text Vincenzo Latronico. Photos Simona Cupoli, Alessandro Zambianchi

Alicja Kwade

A special project for Domus. Curated by Edoardo Bonaspetti

Workplace interiors in Chicago

The new Morningstar offices in Chicago. Design Perkins+Will, David Gresham, Archideas, Morningstar. Photos Mario Carrieri

Sustainable mobility

What’s in store for the future of individual mobility? Simple and not so simple models for motors and concepts. Graphic design onlab. Edited by Stefano Casciani, Elena Sommariva

Vittorio Gandolfi: sustainable lightness

Milan Malpensa Airport in the mid-1950s resulted from its designer’s linguistic coherence. Text Luigi Spinelli. Photos Archivi Domus, Archivio Studio Vittorio Gandolfi

The art of fashion

Bauhaus evergreen

An idea for an exhibition

Edited by Gianmario Andreani

Rassegna: New furniture

Edited by Maria Cristina Tommasini