The new green frontier

CONTEMPORARY STANDARD Week 44 Written by Eleonora Usseglio Prinsi & Desy Frezet Artwork Diego Soprana One gets lost admiring photos of the German photographer Michael Wolf. It is difficult to detect the subject of the image, difficult to perceive ground lines or the horizon, yet one can sense the order that the subject generates. A sequence of…

La Scozia è verde anche nei fatti

IL GIORNALE DELL’ARCHITETTURA  n.109, Ottobre 2012 La Scozia si ritrova ad affrontare il problema dell’inquinamento attraverso una pianificazione mirata sul territorio, che prevede interventi a diverse scale. Per due anni la regione ha infranto i limiti fissati dall’Unione Europea relativi all’emissione di biossido di azoto, rendendo necessari nuovi progetti infrastrutturali e di servizi. Primo fra tutti è l’intervento sulla linea ferroviaria Edimburgo-Glasgow, per migliorare il servizio…

Leith Walk Regeneration by Biomorphis

FRAME MAGAZINE (online), 9 September 2012  Bridge Connects Social and Eco Initiatives Edinburg is soon going to have a glamorous ‘green bridge,’ as local firm Biomorphisrealizes a design to convert old railway tracks into a walking route that connects the city’s east and west sides. ‘We consider this not to be a project as such, but…

View from Sydney, Australia

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW (online) 21 February 2012 Sydney, more than ever, is coming to be a critical component of the architectural panorama. Many factors are coinciding together: big money, big clients, multicultural contest, opportunities for unconstrained experimentation and surprising public consent. This situation appeals to many firms around the world, as stars like Jean Nouvelle and…