architettura

A bend in the landscape

In a nature reserve on the Isle of Man, in the Irish Sea, a house with solid walls and long ribbon windows is the refuge of a scholarly couple. A basic volume wrapped around the library, the ‘center of knowledge’ that vertically crosses the building as far as the skylight, connecting earth and sky

Sensorial machine

At Trancoso, in northern Brazil, with an extraordinary view of the Atlantic, a villa experiments with the dissolving of architectural in natural space, becoming greenery in its own right amidst light, shade and the constant voice of the waves

Sensorial machine

At Trancoso, in northern Brazil, with an extraordinary view of the Atlantic, a villa experiments with the dissolving of architectural in natural space, becoming greenery in its own right amidst light, shade and the constant voice of the waves

A world in soft light

Giorgio Armani is back at Via Sant’Andrea 9 in Milan, in the first boutique he opened in 1983, expanded and completely reinvented to aptly express the DNA of the maison

Interior Writings

In the most evocative and historic part of Rome, that of the Fori Imperiali and the Colosseum, the home-studio of the architect and artist Maria Cristina Finucci, conceived as a three-dimensional painting, expresses the unity of a personal aesthetic approach

Interior Writings

In the most evocative and historic part of Rome, that of the Fori Imperiali and the Colosseum, the home-studio of the architect and artist Maria Cristina Finucci, conceived as a three-dimensional painting, expresses the unity of a personal aesthetic approach

The sea in the mirror

In Tel Aviv, a penthouse organized around a patio enjoys an osmotic relationship with the landscape, also thanks to an arrangement of architectural layers

Oriental Overtones

On the hills around Cuneo, in Piedmont, a villa in the midst of greenery with large windows overlooking the landscape becomes the protagonist of a disrupting narrative, with a wink at Japan and the craftsmanship of objects Made in Italy

Oriental Overtones

On the hills around Cuneo, in Piedmont, a villa in the midst of greenery with large windows overlooking the landscape becomes the protagonist of a disrupting narrative, with a wink at Japan and the craftsmanship of objects Made in Italy

Architecture is boring

Repetition of formats and lack of atmosphere are killing architecture, making it terribly tedious. And the fault lies not just with a system that strives for short-term gains, but also with architects, who have forgotten how to have fun

The green intelligence of cities

Using plants to purify air, improving its quality and refresh it, is not only possible and pleasurable. It also saves energy, and creates a great economical advantage

Around the ottoman patio

Facing the sea at Jaffa, immersed in the Mediterranean light of Tel Aviv, this apartment gets its domestic feel from the encounter and peaceful coexistence of antique walls and light inserts in a contemporary cosmopolitan and metropolitan style

A bend in the landscape

In a nature reserve on the Isle of Man, in the Irish Sea, a house with solid walls and long ribbon windows is the refuge of a scholarly couple. A basic volume wrapped around the library, the ‘center of knowledge’ that vertically crosses the building as far as the skylight, connecting earth and sky

A world in soft light

Giorgio Armani is back at Via Sant’Andrea 9 in Milan, in the first boutique he opened in 1983, expanded and completely reinvented to aptly express the DNA of the maison

The sea in the mirror

In Tel Aviv, a penthouse organized around a patio enjoys an osmotic relationship with the landscape, also thanks to an arrangement of architectural layers

Sicilian ‘dolcevita’

A setting for living of dry masonry walls and pure volumes in a citrus grove, in dialogue with the Mediterranean brush, the horizon open to the sea, the lights and shadows of Vendicari

Sicilian ‘dolcevita’

A setting for living of dry masonry walls and pure volumes in a citrus grove, in dialogue with the Mediterranean brush, the horizon open to the sea, the lights and shadows of Vendicari

Architecture is boring

Repetition of formats and lack of atmosphere are killing architecture, making it terribly tedious. And the fault lies not just with a system that strives for short-term gains, but also with architects, who have forgotten how to have fun

Nexxt

In Milan, to the south of the rail yard of Porta Romana, NEXXT, the new Fastweb headquarters, is the first building in the Symbiosis master plan, part of the European project Sharing Cities (also involving London and Lisbon), focusing on values of environmental sustainability and the creation of new public spaces

Nexxt

In Milan, to the south of the rail yard of Porta Romana, NEXXT, the new Fastweb headquarters, is the first building in the Symbiosis master plan, part of the European project Sharing Cities (also involving London and Lisbon), focusing on values of environmental sustainability and the creation of new public spaces

The green intelligence of cities

Using plants to purify air, improving its quality and refresh it, is not only possible and pleasurable. It also saves energy, and creates a great economical advantage

The house of a thousand stories

Antique and contemporary face off in a bed & breakfast in Mantua with a view of Leon Battista Alberti, designed by the studio Archiplan. An ongoing tension between opposites, with frescos and ‘talking’ furnishings

The house of a thousand stories

Antique and contemporary face off in a bed & breakfast in Mantua with a view of Leon Battista Alberti, designed by the studio Archiplan. An ongoing tension between opposites, with frescos and ‘talking’ furnishings

Around the ottoman patio

Facing the sea at Jaffa, immersed in the Mediterranean light of Tel Aviv, this apartment gets its domestic feel from the encounter and peaceful coexistence of antique walls and light inserts in a contemporary cosmopolitan and metropolitan style