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MAST Foundation / Labics

  • Architects: Labics
  • Location: Bologna, Italy
  • Architect In Charge: Maria Claudia Clemente, Francesco Isidori
  • Design Team: Chiara Capriulo e Carolina Bajetti (project architects), Leonardo Consolazione, Francesca Delicato, Giuditta Milano, Andrea Ottaviani, Luigi Panetta, Dominique Réthans, Maria Adele Savioli, Elisa Villani.
  • Structural: Proges Engineering
  • Mechanical And Electrical: Hilson Moran
  • Landscape: aarch. Paolo Pejrone
  • Area: 25000.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Christian Richters

© Christian Richters © Christian Richters © Christian Richters © Christian Richters

"Austria. Naturally Yours" Competition Entry / penda

In an effort to “feed the world,” penda, in collaboration with Alex Daxboeck, has won first runner-up in the two-stage competition for the Austrian Pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo. Supporting the Expo’s theme, penda’s proposal plans to be designed and harvested by its visitors, who will plant herbs, vegetables and fruits all over it throughout the duration of the seven-month event. By the end of the Expo, the pavilion will be fully taken over by organic food, which will then be prepared by chefs and served back to the visitors in the Pavilion-Restaurant. 

Villa Di Gioia / Pedone Working

  • Architects: Pedone Working
  • Location: Bisceglie, Italy
  • Planner: Leo Pedone, Massimo Pedone, Annamaria Perruccio, Pietro Pedone
  • Structures: Pietro Pedone
  • Plant Engineer: Domenico Donvito
  • Sustainability Consultants: Salvatore Paterno, Antonio Stragapede
  • Client: Maurantonio Di Gioia
  • Developer: Pedone Working s.r.l. – Bisceglie
  • Area: 872.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Sergio Camplone

© Sergio Camplone © Sergio Camplone © Sergio Camplone © Sergio Camplone

Fluidity / gglab + Paulo Flores

  • Architects: gglab + Paulo Flores
  • Location: Milan, Italy
  • Design Team: Andrés Arias, José Ramón Tramoyeres, Paulo Flores, Danilo Spiga, PovilasCepaitis Luis Enrique, Diego Ordóñez, Carlos Piles, Alberto Seller, Jaume Verdeguer, Miguel Rus, Arense Zaragoza.
  • Consultants: Cast on Cast (parametrization, optimization and digital manufacturing)
  • Ceramics: Ceracasa, Cerámica Decorativa, Cerámica Mayor, Natucer y Tau Cerámica.
  • Structure: Manolo García Carpintería Artística S.L.U.
  • Collaboration: Ceracasa Cerámica, Decorativa,Natucer, Tempio y Tau Cerámica.
  • Photographs: Courtesy of gglab + Paulo Flores

Courtesy of gglab + Paulo Flores Courtesy of gglab + Paulo Flores Courtesy of gglab + Paulo Flores Courtesy of gglab + Paulo Flores

Naturalmente Chic / Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini

  • Architects: Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini
  • Location: Via Grava Giuseppe, 31020 Revine Treviso, Italy
  • Contractor: Tirolhaus Italia
  • Area: 63.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Courtesy of Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini

Courtesy of Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini Courtesy of Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini Courtesy of Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini Courtesy of Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini

SEB 12 / Brembilla+Forcella Architetti

© Giovanna Silva
© Giovanna Silva
  • Architects: Brembilla+Forcella Architetti
  • Location: Seriate Bergamo, Italy
  • Project Team: Marco Carrara, Marco Zenucchi, Dino Poloni, Luca Bresesti
  • Client: Scuola Edile Bergamasca s.r.l.
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Giovanna Silva

© Giovanna Silva © Giovanna Silva © Giovanna Silva © Giovanna Silva

Tortona 37 Multi-Purpose Complex / Matteo Thun & Partners

© Daniele Domenicali © Matteo Danesin © Matteo Danesin © Daniele Domenicali

Camping Marina di Venezia Resort / Matteo Thun & Partners

Courtesy of Matteo Thun & Partners Courtesy of Matteo Thun & Partners Courtesy of Matteo Thun & Partners Courtesy of Matteo Thun & Partners

Social Houses in Motta di Livenza / Matteo Thun & Partners

© Daniele Domenicali © Daniele Domenicali © Daniele Domenicali © Daniele Domenicali

Sick & Wonder / Best Act

On Saturday September 7, at 6 pm at Ara Pacis Museum in Rome, CITYVISION, in partnership with NuFactory and OUTDOOR International Street Art Festival, will present Sick & Wonder / Best Act, the most important annual event curated by the roman based urban lab for contemporary architecture.

Renzo Piano Becomes Italian Senator

Pritzker Prize winning architect Renzo Piano has been named a senator for life by Italian President Giorgio Napolitano, giving him the right to vote in the Parliament’s Upper House. Napolitano also appointed three others to the position, including Claudio Abbado (an accomplished conductor), Elena Cattaneo (a biologist specializing in stem cell research), and Carlo Rubbia (a Nobel Prize winning particle physicist). 

Casa Y / F:L Architetti

© Daniele Domenicali
© Daniele Domenicali

© Daniele Domenicali © Daniele Domenicali © Daniele Domenicali © Daniele Domenicali

Request for Proposals: 2015 World Expo Pavilion

The Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs (EUR) of the Department of State requests proposals from private U.S. individuals, firms, associations and organizations for the fundraising, construction, development, organization, and management, and disassembly and removal of a USA Pavilion/exhibition at Milan Expo 2015, which is set to open with an eco-themed fair on May 1, 2015. The USA Pavilion will be situated on a 2790 square meter plot with a building footprint no more than 70% of the plot size on a site northwest of Milan, near the Massimiliano Fuksas-designed Fiera Milano convention center. Proposals are expected to include ‘a food demonstration or exhibition’ to emphasize the ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’ theme. Submissions are due no later than September 15. For more detailed information, please visit here.

La Cucineria / Noses Architects

© Vito Corvasce © Vito Corvasce © Vito Corvasce © Vito Corvasce

Cantina alle Pendice dell' Etna / Gaetano Gulino + Santi Gaetano Albanese

  • Architects: Gaetano Gulino + Santi Gaetano Albanese
  • Location: Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicilia, Italy
  • Architectural Project: Gaetano Gulino, Santi Gaetano Albanese
  • Structural Design: Gaspare Francesco Ciaccio
  • Construction Work: Impresa edile Campione Vincenzo
  • Electrical Installations: Eurolux
  • Water And Air Conditioning Systems: Mirabile Angelo- Sordato
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Santo Eduardo Di Miceli

© Santo Eduardo Di Miceli © Santo Eduardo Di Miceli © Santo Eduardo Di Miceli © Santo Eduardo Di Miceli

House of Dust / Antonino Cardillo architect

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