architecture

Edited by: Enrico Mancini Where: Sao Paulo, Brazil Architect: Marcio Kogan Proofreading: Bianca Baroni   The studio mk27 was funded in the early ’80 by Marcio Kogan and now is composed of more than fourteen partners from different countries all over the world. Recently the firm won several international and national awards. Marcio Kogan and […]

Edited by: Enrico Mancini, enrico.mancini@positive-magazine.com Where: Qatar Architecture: Zaha Hadid, AECOM Proofreading: Bianca Baroni   Yes, I said vagina. Because that’s how the new 2022 World Cup Al-Wakrah stadium in Qatar looks like, isn’t it? Actually it’s one of the last Zaha Hadid’s masterpiece, and as we’ve already learned, her works are pretty controversial.

Photos by Tomasz Łaptaszyński A! is a project in which I’m looking for traces of antique culture in Polish household. I’m interested in finding references in architecture and popular culture which are the result of contemporary interpretation of antiquity’s output. My inspiration is great Polish fantasy manifesting itself in diversity and originality of ideas, mainly […]

Edited by: Eugenia Gotti editor Where: Birmingham, UK Artworks: library in Birmingham, MECANOO The Library of Birmingham is a transparent glass building. Its delicate filigree skin is inspired by the artisan tradition of this once industrial city. Elevators and escalators dynamically placed in the heart of the library forms connections between the eight circular spaces within […]

Photographs by  Michel Le Belhomme   Photography is a paradoxical means of expression. On the one hand, it is accessible to all and on the other it is an artistic practice.

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Edited by: Enrico Mancini enrico.mancini@positive-magazine.com Architecture: South Campus Chiller Plant at OSU, Ross Barney Architects. Where: Columbus, Ohio, United States. Proofreading: Bianca Baroni     Architecture is a strange discipline, no doubt about it. Sometimes an anonymous building, with anonymous functions, in an anonymous landscape, may be designed with something new, a little technical solution that changes […]

Edited by: Enrico Mancini enrico.mancini@positive-magazine.com Where: Dalian, China Architecture: Coop Himmelb(l)au     “The urban design task of the Dalian International Conference Center is to create an instantly recognizable landmark at the terminal point of the future extension of the main city axis. As its focal point the building will be anchored in the mental landscape […]

Edited by: Enrico Mancini enrico.mancini@positive-magazine.com Where: Chengdu, China Architecture: Century Global Center Proofreading: Bianca Baroni   You can now visit the largest building on the planet earth in (take a guess…) China. The Century Global Center of Chengdu measures 500 x 400 meters and it’s 100 meters high; that means that the Pentagon fits three times in […]