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by Fabrizio Talocci
Born as an “heir” of the MI/ARCH Festival, the first edition of the Milan Archweek that began June 12 will be a week of widespread events, lectures, readings, meetings open to the public and dedicated to architecture and urban transformations that will animate the city until June 18. The event will be coordinated by the…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
Napoli Afragola AV (High Speed) Station – the new “gateway” to the South of Italy –  is finally reality: it has been inaugurated two days ago by italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and FS (National Rail) CEO Renato Mazzoncini. This new station at Afragola (a town situated in the Metropolitan Area of Napoli) has been…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
Starting from a marketing initiative, Strongbow partners with Swale for the New York’s first floating “food forest” with the aim of reducing the gap between nature and New Yorkers by reimagining the way that city dwellers experience green spaces. Designed by artist Mary Mattingly, the project has been constructed on a 12×40 m flat deck…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
Selected as the winning design for the International Pavilion Competition organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, this vibrant installation called “Runaway” is colouring the boardwalks of California’s Santa Barbara waterfront from March 2017. It has been designed by SPORTS (a collaboration between Greg Corso and Molly Hunker) and will be moved to…
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by Jolta Gurra
Have you ever thought you could choose any place in the world and 'put' your vacation home? Or simply choose the landscape to admire each morning by simply opening the windows? /// Avete mai pensato di poter scegliere un qualsiasi posto nel mondo e «metterci» la vostra casa vacanze? Oppure semplicemente scegliere il paesaggio da…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
zaha hadid
The Leeza SOHO Tower in Beijing (China) has been one of the last designs Zaha Hadid thought before her death. This skyscraper is the most recent of four project collaborations between Zaha Hadid Architects and SOHO China (the largest prime office real-estate developer in their country) for a total of 1.4 million square meters of…
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by Archistart
Architecture often deals with major transformations, large-scale interventions, thus losing direct contact with materials and the "human" scale of things. In a historical moment of change like the one we are living, our constructive skills should be then developed and trained to get us more free, more aware, so we can be able to make…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
The idea of regenerate the old and crumbling Milan’s railyards was officially born “the day after” Expo, in November 2015, with the signing of an agreement between Comune di Milano (Municipality of Milan), Regione Lombardia (Regional government) and Ferrovie dello Stato (National Rails). The last two years have been characterized by a pre-planning period, for…
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by Archistart
Upon the crowdfunding campaign for the new Open Theatre Center “Io Ci Provo”, Archistart launches an international contest for the design of the new theatre spaces and furniture that will be built in self-construction. The winning team will participate in the direct realization of the project together with the prisoners of Lecce Prison and Archistart…
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