Seemingly an excerpt from a sci-fi novel, Casa Brutale by OPA (Open Platform for Architecture) is another groundbreaking instance of poetically blending the built and its backdrop. OPA is a Greek architecture firm founded by partners Laertis Antonios Vassiliou and Pantelis Kampouropoulos. The landscape of Rhodes inspired the architects to design a villa that was set into the […]
Architectural Association in Bedford Square

Walking around the Architectural Association in Bedford Square, London, you can see the student work exhibiting until the 26th of June. The school is filled with models, drawings, videos… anything that can attract the attention of the visitors. Under a layer of fashionable graphics and materials it appears that hundreds of hours have been spent […]

TAKE is a collection of carafes and glasses in hand crafted borosilicate glass designed by Venice based design studio KANZ The TAKE竹 (Japanese for bamboo) carafe reminds the trunk of bamboo and it is in pursuing this suggestion that has been designed the nozzle cut, so as to resume the Japanese fountains with the arm swinging bamboo. […]

Tereza Kleovoulou is a photographer from Cyprus, passionate with the streets and people. The themes Tereza has in mind when she undertakes a project is surreality, minimality and disorientation. Photography is her tool of expression. Photography is a reflection of her whether she intends it or not.. She has a deep need to understand the […]

An Interview by Costanza Madricardo with the famous architect, mr. Peter Cook

Interview by: Riccardo Del Fabbro, Eugenia Gotti, Enrico Mancini. Where: 14th Venice Architecture Biennale, Giardini.   A swift interview with one of the most controversial and influential architects of our time; he heads the architectural practice Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) which he founded in 2006. We’ve asked him what are his thoughts about this 14th edition of […]

Edited by: Riccardo Del Fabbro Event: 14th Biennale of Architecture Where: Venice, Italy Proofreading: Bianca Baroni A principle, a law, something that is at the basis of an idea or a system. That’s the meaning of FUNDAMENTALS. But it is also the theme of the 14th edition of the Biennale of Architecture in Venice, which […]

This year the Venice Biennale will become an epicenter of reflections about architecture considering its past, its present and, consequently, its future. Coordinating architectural histories of 66 nations the curator of the 14th edition, Rem Koolhaas, is presenting the upcoming exhibition (open from the 7th of June until the 23d of November) as a research […]

  Edited by: Enrico Mancini Where: Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire Architecture: Pierre Fakhoury Proofreading: Bianca Baroni You may not know that there’s a St. Peter Basilica replica in the middle of Ivory Coast. Technically it is not an exact-full scale copy of it, because it’s bigger and taller. Actually it is the world’s biggest church, according to the World Guinnes […]

Here’s Paulo Goldstein’s complete interview for Positive+Magazine special issue on Brazil. Who is Paulo Goldstein? Paulo Goldstein is a Brazilian – Italian designer/maker/artist. Born in São Paulo (Brazil) in 1980, Paulo has always had a passion for “making things” and a deep interest in art, as well as design. Paulo graduated from FAAP four-year Fine […]