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by Irene Matteo
Cake design is a very popular international trend: professionals and amateurs make sweet constructions gorgeous to see and to taste. Chefs, pastry lovers and cake-related industries are totally riding the wave; broadcast channels and social platforms post & share daily a great amount of tutorials, ideas and creations; TV and press dedicate many programmes and…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
expo area
At the end of October, Lendlease won the contest for the design and the management (for 99 years) of the former Expo Area with an offer of 115 million euros (starting from an auction base of 91 million), beating the French group Steam Europe. The Australian company, in partnership with Carlo Ratti (the Italian architect…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
Christmas Tree
Christmas is coming and, in the true spirit of It, design trees and Christmas lights also inspire collaboration. Wishing to you a merry Christmas, the Archistart team want to give you a bright roundup of Xmas themed products! /// Il Natale sta arrivando e, in nome del vero spirito natalizio, alberi e luci natalizie ispirano anche…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
Tianjin Library
With an area of 33,700 square meters, the largest library in the world is finally real. Designed by MVRDV and the Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute (TUPDI), the new Tianjin Binhai Library is part of an impressive cultural-oriented masterplan (along with other 4 buildings) designed also by Bernard Tschumi Architects, Bing Thom Architects, HH…
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by Archistart
FRC2017 NESSIE
Archistart, with the aim to keep the focus on tourism, promotes Floating Room Competition, a contest calling the participants to design a double/twin "special room" with restroom, to be placed on natural or artificial water bodies. 230 young professionals under 35 of 18 different nationalities took part in the competition with 117 projects. The jury…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
 On Lake Washington's waters there’s the new human-scale frontier of wellness: in fact, it’s here that water and fire find their meeting point in Wa_Sauna, the platform that offers relaxation while admiring the Seattle skyline. Realized in 2014 from an idea of goCstudio studio, this floating sauna was also created thanks to the contribution of…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
On Saturday, October 28, at the Palazzo della Ragione in Padua, the winning projects of the Bando Periferie 2017 have been announced. Bando Periferie is a competition organized by the National Council of Architects, Planners, Landscapists and Conservatives in partnership with MiBACT General Direction for Art, Contemporary Architecture and Suburbs with the goal of redevelopment…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
Magazzini Raccordati
The Magazzini Raccordati, warehouses of Milan Central Station with 103 years of history, represent a product of great historical, economic and cultural interest. Featuring over 100 spaces spreaded over an area of 40,000 square meters for two kilometers in length along via Ferrante Aporti and via Sammartini. The Late Liberty style with Deco influences features…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
São Paulo, one of the most influential pole in the residential architecture of the twentieth century thanks to his Paulista School and the works of the likes of Vilanova Artigas and Paulo Mendes Da Rocha, is going to become the city with the smallest apartment of all Latin America: Vitacon has announced that in its…
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