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Casa Francavilla in Modica, Italy by Studio GUM

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Article source:  Studio GUM

Modica, like other historical centers of the Val di Noto, owes its special urban configuration to the uncommon nature of the area, combined with the various phenomena of human activity. Many of the homes found in the old part of town are attached homes, and are often an extension to the ancient caves, inhabited since prehistoric times.

Image Courtesy © Francesco Trovato

Image Courtesy © Francesco Trovato

  • Architects: Studio GUM
  • Project: Casa Francavilla
  • Location: Modica, Italy
  • Photography: Francesco Trovato

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PODERE NAVIGLIANO in Italy by Ciclostile Arctettura

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Article source: Ciclostile Architettura

Podere Navigliano is an antique tuscan farmhouse in the heart of Sienese Clays where nature and history are the undisputed protagonists. This project is the evolution of thought Smallness which characterized all previous projects of the office.

In this case especially the materials but also the attention to the historical context and the environment are at the heart of the project; the reinterpretation of traditional elements has allowed to find a new language, a new aesthetic inseparably linked to the tradition.

Image Courtesy © Fabio Mantovani

Image Courtesy © Fabio Mantovani

  • Architects: Ciclostile Arctettura
  • Project: PODERE NAVIGLIANO
  • Photography: Fabio Mantovani
  • Interior: Edoardo Morelli
  • Landscape: Arch. Paolo Pejrone
  • Structure: EN7
  • Thermal installations: Ing. Massimiliano Marchesini
  • Electrical installations: Ing. Luca Nanni

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First European Project to Be Implemented in Rome, Italy by MAD Architects

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Article source: MAD Architects

Beijing, 2014/12/11 – Led by Ma Yansong, MAD Architects won a competition to lead the rebuilding for 71 Via Boncompagni in the heart of Rome in early 2010. After four years of design development and hearings, the project was recently approved by the Rome Planning, Programming and Implementation Department, and Rome City Council. The project now enters the implementation phase, and will become MAD’s first realized project in Europe.

Image Courtesy © MAD Architects

Image Courtesy © MAD Architects

  • Architects: MAD Architects
  • Project: First European Project to Be Implemented
  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Directors in Charge: Ma Yansong, Dang Qun, Yosuke Hayano
  • Design Team: Zhao Wei, Achille Tortini, Gustavo van Staveren, Giannantonio Bongiorno, Jei Kim, Elin Thorisdottir
  • Local Architect: I.SI. Engineer
  • Urban Planner: Studio Busnengo
  • Structural  Engineering: Tecnic Consulting Engineer S.P.A.
  • Associate Partner in Charge: Andrea D’Antrassi
  • Status: Design in-progress
  • Site Area: 6,268 sqm
  • Building Area: Around 20,000 sqm
  • Building Height: 28.5 m

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LOFT B in Ferrara, Italy by Tomas Ghisellini Architects

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Article source: Tomas Ghisellini Architects

At the top of a precious historical building, right in the heart of the most valuable and fascinating Ferrara, a long uninhabited flat, after a former approximate restoration carried out during the nineties, has been transformed into a contemporary domestic space.

Image Courtesy © Tomas Ghisellini Architects

Image Courtesy © Tomas Ghisellini Architects

  • Architects: Tomas Ghisellini Architects
  • Project: LOFT B
  • Location: Ferrara, Italy
  • Collaborators: Alice Marzola
  • Client: Private
  • Structures: Beatrice Bergamini
  • floors: 2
  • Net surface: 270 sqm
  • Maximum inner height: 6,5 m

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ALPS VILLA in Brescia, Italy by Camillo Botticini Architetto

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Article source: Camillo Botticini Architetto

The house stands on a clearing in the trees, 700 meters above sea level, close to the “Passo del Cavallo”, next to a road that connects Trompia Valley and Sabbia Valley on a steep slope. The landscape is characterized by an open valley to the south and a frame of green mountains with peaks of dolomite rock to the north.

Image Courtesy © Niccolò Galeazzi

Image Courtesy © Niccolò Galeazzi

  • Architects: Camillo Botticini Architetto
  • Project: ALPS VILLA
  • Location: Passo del Cavallo Brescia – IT, Italy
  • Photography: Niccolò Galeazzi
  • Software used: autocad
  • Structural engineering: Ing. Franco Palmieri
  • Services engineering: Planex srl
  • Collaborators: arch. Lucia Fanetti, Ing. Paolo Dellana, arch. Giorgia Guseo, arch. Stefano Farina
  • Construction Company: Baglioni Costruzioni srl
  • Supervisor of construction: Geom. Roberto Migliorati
  • Client: Privato
  • Area:. 360 m2
  • Schedule: 2011-2012
  • Construction: 2013-2014

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Daruma Sushi restaurants in Rome, Italy by Mr. Antonio Rizzo

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Article source: Mr. Antonio Rizzo

Daruma Sushi © is an Italian leading company in the production, distribution and sale of fresh daily sushi.

Daruma Sushi has become the benchmark for sushi lovers  with their 8 stores, including restaurants and takeaways and a 300 square meters production area.

For their restaurants they have chosen the Mezza luna pendant lightings by the italian lighting Company In-es.artdesign (www.in-es.com). The colors palette and the style of the suspended light fixtures reflect the brand identity of Daruma Sushi.

Image Courtesy © In-es.artdesign

Image Courtesy © Mr. Antonio Rizzo

  • Architects: Mr. Antonio Rizzo
  • Project: Daruma Sushi restaurants
  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Year: 2011-2014
  • Lighting product: Mezza luna by In-es.artdesign

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MILAN RENATUR in Italy by AAIMM

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Article source: AAIMM

AAIMM has been awarded first prize in the category of unbuilt projects in the area of Urban Planning and Landscape IX 2014 AJAC Awards (Agrupació Joves Arquitectes de Catalunya), sponsored by the College of Architects of Catalonia (COAC) for its RENATUR project.

Image Courtesy © AAIMM

Image Courtesy © AAIMM

  • Architects: AAIMM
  • Project: MILAN RENATUR
  • Location: Italy

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Empathy Garden in Cernobbio, Italy by Federico Giacomarra

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Article source: Federico Giacomarra

The project Empathy Garden was born as an installation in the Central Pavilion of the Exhibition Centre of Villa Erba on the Lake of Como in occasion of Orticolario (3-5 October 2014) – one of Italy’s leading events on advanced gardening.

Image Courtesy © Federico Giacomarra

Image Courtesy © Federico Giacomarra

  • Architects: Federico Giacomarra
  • Project: Empathy Garden
  • Location: Central Pavilion, Centro Congressi Villa Erba. Cernobbio, Como.
  • Concept and Design: Giacomarra Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture: Matteo Fogaroli Landscape Architecture
  • Music and Sound Design: IacopoSinigaglia
  • Interaction Design: Marco Pesoli
  • Marketing: Domenico Canzioniero
  • Client: Orticolario 2014
  • Size: 300 sqm
  • Budget: 30’000 €
  • Software used: 
    • Rhinoceros 3d + Grasshopper an advanced computational modeling tool. We used optimization algorithms to reduce the types of components, the software calculated the length of each flower box side reducing the number of variations. The parametric approach was crucial to find the best oriented production design.The roar was thus chosen as base module, in that it offered a good coverage of the space whilst optimizing the number of components. The base modules are six, from 0.5 sqm to 3 sqm, formed by the combination of 4 different cuts which then compose the sides of the planters, 8 different nodes with as many optimized variations for the joining of the elements. The result is a total area of 300 square meters, consisting of 50 modules and 90 nodal elements.

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DCS House in Ragusa, Italy by Giuseppe Gurrieri & Valentina Giampiccolo

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Article source: Giuseppe Gurrieri & Valentina Giampiccolo

The closely-knit urban fabric of the upper section of the oldest part of Ragusa has a clear 19th-century feel, with longitudinal streets running parallel at different levels, following the natural slope of the land and tied together by a criss-cross of steps.

Image Courtesy © Filippo Poli

Image Courtesy © Filippo Poli

  • Architects: Giuseppe Gurrieri & Valentina Giampiccolo
  • Project: DCS House
  • Location: Ragusa, Italy
  • Photography: Filippo Poli
  • Software used: Autocad
  • Client: Private
  • Team: Valentina Giampiccolo
  • Design Team: Valentina Occhipinti, Dario Gulino, Giulia Filetti
  • Contractor: Angelo Ferraro  (more…)

CM house in Bari, Italy by (dp)ª STUDIO

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Article source: (dp)ª STUDIO

The project aims to re-design a unit of a semi-detached house in the old town centre of Sammichele di Bari, Italy. The house, built in the early 1900s, consists of four levels with a basement and the attic.

Image Courtesy © (dp)ª STUDIO

Image Courtesy © (dp)ª STUDIO

  • Architects: (dp)ª STUDIO
  • Project: CM house 
  • Location: Bari, Italy

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