architecture

In praise of emptiness

It is everywhere, inside and outside of us. This is why designing means making proper use of the void. Which is not the opposite of the full, but a richer space, as full of possibilities

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

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

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

Tree Houses

In the United States, West Virginia, the concept of a system of houses in the trees surrounds the settings of Dawson Lake and the perspectives of green, sustainable hospitality

Tree Houses

In the United States, West Virginia, the concept of a system of houses in the trees surrounds the settings of Dawson Lake and the perspectives of green, sustainable hospitality

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

A forge of new ideas

Station F in Paris is the result of the recovery and transformation of Halle Freyssinet, a former railway depot from 1929 in the 13th arrondissement, reinvented by the Wilmotte studio as a large urban incubator for up-and-coming entrepreneurs. Nearby, a co-housing project completes the innovative offerings of the largest startup campus in the world

3D effect

The collaboration between Alpi and Wood-Skin has produced an interior design project for Virgin Active on Corso Vercelli in Milan

In praise of emptiness

It is everywhere, inside and outside of us. This is why designing means making proper use of the void. Which is not the opposite of the full, but a richer space, as full of possibilities

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

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

A rainforest in the airport

In Singapore, the Jewel Changi Airport, a hub of transit, waiting and connection between the terminals, immersed in a tropical park with a spectacular waterfall, demonstrates that a green future is already possible

A rainforest in the airport

In Singapore, the Jewel Changi Airport, a hub of transit, waiting and connection between the terminals, immersed in a tropical park with a spectacular waterfall, demonstrates that a green future is already possible

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

A Tale Retold

In Porto, Portugal, the boutique hotel Tipografia do Conto reinvents the spaces of a former print shop, conserving its memory with creative reinterpretations, in an experimental narrative that began years ago at the Casa do Conto

A Tale Retold

In Porto, Portugal, the boutique hotel Tipografia do Conto reinvents the spaces of a former print shop, conserving its memory with creative reinterpretations, in an experimental narrative that began years ago at the Casa do Conto

A forge of new ideas

Station F in Paris is the result of the recovery and transformation of Halle Freyssinet, a former railway depot from 1929 in the 13th arrondissement, reinvented by the Wilmotte studio as a large urban incubator for up-and-coming entrepreneurs. Nearby, a co-housing project completes the innovative offerings of the largest startup campus in the world

The home hub

In Mexico City, Bosques de las Lomas, the hôtel particulier (for friends) and the studio of Miguel Ángel and Rafael Aragonés are parts of a system of white rhomboid volumes sculpted by colored light for a striking graphic effect. Next to the family home, which is also part of the complex

The home hub

In Mexico City, Bosques de las Lomas, the hôtel particulier (for friends) and the studio of Miguel Ángel and Rafael Aragonés are parts of a system of white rhomboid volumes sculpted by colored light for a striking graphic effect. Next to the family home, which is also part of the complex

3D effect

The collaboration between Alpi and Wood-Skin has produced an interior design project for Virgin Active on Corso Vercelli in Milan