Merate Piazza / Archea

© Pietro Savorelli

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

Dolce&Gabbana Office Building / Piuarch

© Andrea Martiradonna

Architects: Piuarch
Location: ,
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

© Betta Crovato

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

© / Robb Williamson

Architects: AECOM
Location: Piazza Gae Aulenti, , Italy
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

© Carlo Baroni

Architects: Burnazzi Feltrin Architects
Location: Ischia, , Trento, Italy
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

Courtesy of Fondazione Bisazza + & Partners

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 , Italy, 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, , Italy
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

© Jacopo Riccesi

Architects: ELASTICOSPA+3
Location: Piancavallo,
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

© Carlo Baroni

Architects: Burnazzi Feltrin Architects
Location: , Trento,
Design Team: Burnazzi Feltrin Architects (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, Milano,
Design Team: Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria, Federico Reyneri
Area: 1,500 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Gabriele Pranzo-Zaccaria, Chiara Pranzo-Zaccaria

Antinori Winery / Archea Associati

© Pietro Savorelli

Architects: Archea Associati
Location: Bargino, , Firenze, Italy
Project Team: Laura Andreini, Marco Casamonti, Silvia Fabi, Giovanni Polazzi
Year: 2012
Photographs: Pietro Savorelli, Leonardo Finotti

‘The Slabs’ – Italian Pavilion Expo 2015 Proposal / MenoMenoPiu Architects + BE.ST Architect

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MenoMenoPiu Architects + BE.ST Architect shared with us their proposal for the Italian Pavilion Expo 2015. Titled ‘The Slabs’, their design consists of a light cage where the technical innovation is embedded within the structure: revolutionary glass columns sustain traditional slabs clad in marble. Simple and elegant in its structural system, marble and glass are intertwined to express the Italian architectural tradition of proportion and elegance. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Cultural Landscape Path / Archiplan Studio

© Martina Mambrin

Architects: Archiplan Studio
Location: ,
Year: 2013
Photographs: Martina Mambrin

M2 House / monovolume architecture + design

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Architects: monovolume architecture + design
Location: Bozen, BZ,
Architects In Charge: Patrik Pedó, Juri Pobitzer, Konrad Rieper
Project Team: Simon Constantini, Benjamin Gaensbacher, Luca Di Censo
Area: 190 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: M&H Photostudio

Recovery of the former slaughterhouse into University campus / Studio Insula

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Architects: Studio Insula
Location: ,
Designer Architects: Eugenio Cipollone, Francesco Cellini , Roberto Lorenzotti (Pavilions 6 & 7), Eugenio Cipollone, Paolo Orsini, Roberto Lorenzotti (Pavilion 2B)
Design Team: Nicoletta Marzetti, Renzo Candidi, Lusilla Voci, Fabrizio Bonatti (Pavilion 2B)
Year: 2013
Photographs: Insula srl, Stefano Cerio