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by ELENI ZOGRAFINI
Can mathematic procedures help designers and engineers in problem solving? Can algorithms help architects in the conception of spaces with unique spatial qualities? Let’s get digital…and find out! Parametric design is a process based on algorithms which enable the expression of parameters. These ones set the relations between the design elements that can be used…
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Archistart has had the good fortune to meet many young talents who have then stood out in the working world. After 5 years from the launch, the web platform has now more than 13,000 active users and 25,000 followers on social networks. Almost 4,000 young architects took part in the workshops and events. For the…
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by ELENI ZOGRAFINI
From the white cubic houses in Cyclades to the colourful villages of Cinque Terre, from Burano, to Copenhagen and to the blue streets of Morocco, color is dominant, tense and vibrant. Leaving behind all the color theories developed in the 20th century as well as the mystical or symbolic associations with natural elements (e.g. blue…
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by Archistart
Archistart has had the good fortune to meet many young talents who have then stood out in the working world. After 5 years from the launch, the web platform has now more than 13,000 active users and 25,000 followers on social networks. Almost 4,000 young architects took part in the workshops and events. For the…
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Archistart promoted the third Architectural Thesis Award, the international thesis award, launched with the aim of promoting, rewarding and giving visibility to young talents in architecture. 202 young professionals under 35 of 25 different nationalities took part in the competition with 148 projects. The jury was composed of Roberto Vangeli Zaha Hadid Architects; Tomas Ghisellini; Barreca…
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by ELENI ZOGRAFINI
What triggered the writing of this article was the TED talk by Marwa Al Sabouni, entitled 'How's Syria's architecture laid the foundation for brutal war’ (1). According to the Syrian speaker, the division of the once tolerant and multicultural center of her hometown Homs into single-identity territories defined by class and religion was one of…
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Archistart is pleased to dedicate an interview with Spaziozero, a young U35 architecture practice based in Cagliari. Founded by Lorenzo Ciccu and Simone Langiu in 2016, the practice has stood out over the past two years, winning many recognitions, including the NIB 2018 prize that awards the top 10 Italian under36 architects. Carlo Pisano joined…
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Developing good communication skills is essential for a designer: whether it is a domestic space, a library or a kindergarten, whether it is an urban area or a detailed architectural project, it is important the design idea to be represented effectively; the representation method is modulated according to the recipient of the project: the choices…
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On 17th October 2014, the Minister for Cultural Heritage and Tourism Dario Franceschini, closing the intense path of all the Italian candidate cities and following the evaluation of an international jury, proclaimed Matera European Capital of Culture for 2019. This title belongs to a city designated by the European Union that, for one year, has…
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