• Ettore Sottsass, one of the most influential and unusual figures of 20th century design

    Ettore Sottsass, one of the most influential and unusual figures of 20th century design

    • 12/07/2017
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    This year he would have celebrated his 100th birthday: the Austro-Italian designer Ettore Sottsass (1917–2007), one of the most influential and unconventional figures in twentieth-century design. He gained renown with his designs for the office equipment manufacturer Olivetti, for his poetic, minimalist sculptural objects, and as the leading figure of the Memphis design collective [...]

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  • The first Dutch Vertical Forest by Stefano Boeri will arise in Utrecht

    The first Dutch Vertical Forest by Stefano Boeri will arise in Utrecht

    • 06/07/2017
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    Stefano Boeri Architetti won with the Hawthorn Tower, a new-generation Vertical Forest, the competition for the development of the Jaarbeursboulevard area, close to Utrecht Station, in Utrecht.

    The project presented by the consortium of G&S Vastgoed and Kondor Wessels (VolkerWessels) Projecten consists in the construction of two high buildings, one designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, that [...]

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  • CRISTINA Brera. The brand new showroom at the heart of the design district

    CRISTINA Brera. The brand new showroom at the heart of the design district

    • 05/07/2017
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    Strongly backed by President Alberto Cristina, CRISTINA Brera is not just a showroom, but it is also a design laboratory, cozy atmosphere and a place for workshop and presentation, that are the basis of their own story and growth. A leading brand in water fittings made in Italy.

    “After more than 60 years – says Alberto [...]

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  • The new paediatric hospice in Bologna by Renzo Piano

    The new paediatric hospice in Bologna by Renzo Piano

    • 28/06/2017
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    Renzo Piano recently presented his design for the new paediatric hospice in Bologna which involves an area of 8,000 square metres intended to accommodate patients with incurable diseases and their families.
    The concept behind the design is that of a building raised above the ground in which in an [...]

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  • The winners of 10m² have been announced

    The winners of 10m² have been announced

    • 19/06/2017
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    The design theme of the second edition of Dieci Metri Quadri required additional effort in terms of studies and insights into the Food sector with the majority of the papers demonstrating focus and research carried out into the proposed subject. The large number of projects received in response to the Periferica call allowed the jury [...]

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  • The Dedalo Minosse awards ceremony at Vicenza – The oscars of the architecture world

    The Dedalo Minosse awards ceremony at Vicenza – The oscars of the architecture world

    • 19/06/2017
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    Winners of the Tenth Edition of the International Dedalo Award for Commissioned Architecture are currently preparing for the Awards Ceremony. The event, promoted for 20 years by ALA Assoarchitetti in collaboration with the Veneto Region* will be held in Vicenza on 22nd and 23rd June in the Palladian buildings that are an international symbol of [...]

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  • Do you want to be chosen as one of the 42 Candidates for Archmarathon 2017?

    Do you want to be chosen as one of the 42 Candidates for Archmarathon 2017?

    • 16/06/2017
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    You have until 30th June 2017 to enter projects for selection in the 2017 edition of Archmarathon, the event held at the Faena Forum in Miami from 12th to 14th October

    Who is eligible?
    The contest is open to all design studios that work and have their main offices in Canada, the USA, Central and Latin [...]

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  • Mario Cucinella launches the “Arcipelago Italia” call

    Mario Cucinella launches the “Arcipelago Italia” call

    • 13/06/2017
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    Mario Cucinella, commissioned by MiBACT to curate the Italian Pavilion at the 16th Venice International Biennial Architecture Exhibition, intends to launch a survey looking at works created or under construction on the theme of “Arcipelago Italia”.

     

     

    At the heart of the proposal presented by the architect for the Italian Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennial [...]

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  • Freespace: outline of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition (2018)

    Freespace: outline of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition (2018)

    • 07/06/2017
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    The President of La Biennale di Venezia, Paolo Baratta, together with the curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, met the press today at Ca’ Giustinian to launch the 16th International Architecture Exhibition that will take place from May 26th to November 25th 2018 (Preview May 24th and 25th) in the Giardini and the Arsenale, and around other venues in Venice.   Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara titled the 16th International [...]

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  • 2017 Miami ARCHMARATHON AWARDS – Open Call for projects

    2017 Miami ARCHMARATHON AWARDS – Open Call for projects

    • 04/06/2017
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    ARCHMARATHON AWARDS, the international architecture Award created by Publicomm is back from the 12th to the 14th of October 2017 with a special edition to be held in Miami. ARCHMARATHON AWARDS 2017 is dedicated to architectural studios currently active in the USA, Canada and Central and Latin America.

    42 Design Studios will be selected by [...]

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