NEW START: a mantra for Italian design firms

CONTEMPORARY STANDARD Week 37 Every year with the approach of Salone del Mobile (Milan Design Week), there are always questions surrounding the state of Italian design. People complain about the lack of spaces for young creatives, others push to promote new cities that effectively support experimentation and new innovations, and some believe that Italian craftsmanship…

INCINERATION LINE Erick van Egeraat Architects

DESIGN EXCHANGE – Issue Summer 2015 Pixelated facades that interact with the city through lighting and digital systems are nothing new. One of the precursors to this trend was perhaps the gigantic Kunsthaus Graz, designed by Peter Cook, Colin Fournier, and their Spacelab team in Austria circa 2003. Renamed by his creators The Friendly Alien, the biomorphic…

Out of the Ordinary: Award-Winning Works by Young Korean Architects

ARCHITIZER 24 February 2015 After being freshly appointed with the Golden Lion award at last year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, South Korea has become one of the architecture scenes to keep an eye on. The politically ambitious project Crow’s Eye View, presented at the Korean Pavilion in Venice, aimed to ”demonstrate the potential of an unified…

Filippo Juvarra a Torino. Fantasia Barocca

Cosmopolita, viaggiatore e visionario. È il profilo dell’architetto Filippo Juvarra (1678 – 1736), che viene festeggiato con una gloriosa video istallazione nelle sale del Senato di Palazzo Madama a Torino. La mostra, appena conclusa, Filippo Juvarra a Torino. Fantasia Barocca, curata dal duo di architetti fiorentini Vincenzo Capalbo e Marilena Bertozzi in collaborazione con Art Media…

LOBBY: curiosando tra le mura della Bartlett

Sfogliando le pagine di Lobby ci si inoltra virtualmente tra stanze e corridoi della Wates’ house, storica sede della Bartlett University, scoprendone segreti, aneddoti e personaggi della prestigiosa facoltà di Architettura londinese. “Lobby prende l’edificio e lo smaterializza attraverso la carta stampata”. [1] Lobby è la neonata rivista studentesca della Bartlett School of Architecture, che…