Instant House @ School Winning Proposal / B² Architecture

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Designed by B2 Architecture, their first prize winning design for the Instant House @ School Competition is an oasis for children that breaks down the rigorosity with the help of organic and playful shapes. Located in a strictly orthogonal urban context, in the street of Via Ugo Betti in , the building and its surroundings will create a bridge between the neighborhood and the children by orienting itself to the main directions of the site. More images and architects’ description after the break. 

Wood and the Dog / StudioErrante Architetture

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Architects: StudioErrante Architetture
Location: , Cuneo,
Architect In Charge: Sarah Becchio, Paolo Borghino
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of StudioErrante Architetture

“CasaNova” Social Housing / cdm architetti associati

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Architects: cdm architetti associati
Location: Bolzano,
Architect In Charge: Edoardo Cappuccio, Giuseppe Donato, Tomaso Macchi Cassia
Area: 20,300 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Andrea Martiradonna

Nembro Library / Archea

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Architects: Archea
Location: Nembro, Bergamo,
Structures: Favero&Milan Ingegneria
Electrical Systems: Eros Grava
Area: 1,875 sqm
Year: 2007
Photographs: Pietro Savorelli

Jesolo Lido Condominium / Richard Meier & Partners Architects

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Architects: Richard Meier & Partners Architects
Location: Jesolo,
Design Principals: , Bernhard Karpf
Project Architect: Stefan Scheiber-Loeis
Year: 2013
Photographs: Roland Halbe

Merate Piazza / Archea

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Architects: Archea
Location: , Lecco, Italy
Structures: Studio Myallonnier
Area: 5,280 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Pietro Savorelli

Dolce&Gabbana Office Building / Piuarch

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Architects: Piuarch
Location: , Italy
Architectural Design: Francesco Fresa, Germán Fuenmayor, Gino Garbellini, Monica Tricario
Area: 10,000 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Andrea Martiradonna

Yuppie Ranch House + Barn / ELASTICOSPA + 3

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Architects: ELASTICOSPA + 3
Location: ,
Team: S. Pujatti, A.Del Maschio, M. Luis y Garcia, D. Musmeci, L. Macrì, A. Morassut, M. Burigana, R.Cauz
Area: 350.0 sqm
Year: 2004
Photographs: Betta Crovato

Piazza Gae Aulenti / AECOM

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Architects: AECOM
Location: Piazza Gae Aulenti, Milan,
Lead Architects: Pelli Clarke Pelli
Project Architects: Adamson
Design Landscape Architects: James Haig Streeter, Claudio Zappia
Year: 2012
Photographs: AECOM / Robb Williamson, Claudio Zappia, Hines

Salotto Urbano Proposal / Michela Romano, Emanuela Ortolani, Federica Spinaci, Eleonora Sanfilippo, David Vecchi

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Conceived to aid in the cohesion between people, Salotto Urbano is a public area designed by architects Michela Romano, Emanuela Ortolani, Federica Spinaci, Eleonora Sanfilippo, and David Vecchi. The project aims to be a pleasant place to support the social interactions, working as a structure for several activities and events. It is a space where people can freely operate and get back the participation of common good. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Light Loft / LPzR architetti associati

© Chiara Pranzo-Zaccaria, Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria

Architects: LPzR architetti associati
Location: Marghera 32, , Italy
Architect In Charge: Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria
Design Team: Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria, Luca Gobbo, Chiara Pranzo-Zaccaria, Federico Reyneri
Area: 500 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Chiara Pranzo-Zaccaria, Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria

GI Multi-family Housing / Burnazzi Feltrin Architects

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Architects: Burnazzi Feltrin Architects
Location: Ischia, Pergine Valsugana, Trento,
Design Team: (Burnazzi Elisa arch., Feltrin Davide arch.) and Pegoretti Paolo arch.
Area: 340.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Carlo Baroni

Update: ‘Richard Meier – Architecture and Design’ Retrospective Exhibition

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As an update to our recent post about the ‘Richard Meier – Architecture and Design’ Retrospective Exhibition currently taking place until July 28 at the Fondazione Bisazza in Vicenza, , the first images have been shared with us. The exhibit includes several iconic, current and recently completed projects by Richard Meier & Partners, in celebration of the company’s 50th anniversary. Also being unveiled at this exhibition is a site-specific installation for the Foundation’s permanent collection. For more information about the exhibition, please visit here. More images after the break.

San Rocco Summer School

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Taking place August 28-September 6, the University of Genoa’s San Rocco Summer School (SRSS) will teach you to design buildings by making drawings, copying precedents and talking about corner solutions. Each teacher, who is a member of the San Rocco editorial board, and some friends and colleagues, will participate for two days, taking over the work developed by the colleagues that preceded him in the days before. It is the students who will provide the SRSS with consistency, being the only constant. The building to be designed is the new mosque of Genoa. Applications must be submitted no later than 12:00 on June 10. For more information, please visit here.

ADR18 Housing / LPzR architetti associati

© Chiara Pranzo-Zaccaria, Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria

Architects: LPzR architetti associati
Location: Andreoli 18, Milano,
Architect In Charge: Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria
Design Team: Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria, Luca Gobbo, Chiara Pranzo-Zaccaria
Year: 2007
Photographs: Chiara Pranzo-Zaccaria, Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria

Slow Horse / ELASTICOSPA+3

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Architects: ELASTICOSPA+3
Location: ,
Project Team: Stefano Pujatti, Alberto Del Maschio, Stefano Trucco, Cesare Roluti, Valeria Brero, Corrado Curti, Daniele Almondo, Serena Nano, Marco Burigana, Andrea Rosada
Area: 3450.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Jacopo Riccesi

PF Single Family House / Burnazzi Feltrin Architects

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Architects: Burnazzi Feltrin Architects
Location: Pergine Valsugana, Trento,
Design Team: (Burnazzi Elisa arch., Feltrin Davide arch.) and Pegoretti Paolo arch.
Area: 430 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Images are property of architects Davide Feltrin, Elisa Burnazzi, Paolo Pegoretti and photographer Carlo Baroni

ERA3 – Eraclito Housing / LPzR architetti associati

© Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria, Chiara Pranzo-Zaccaria

Architects: LPzR architetti associati
Location: via Eraclito 3, ,
Design Team: Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria, Federico Reyneri
Area: 1,500 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria, Chiara Pranzo-Zaccaria