vulcania park hans hollein
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As reported on the official Hans Hollein Site, Vulcania Park is “Situated within extinct volcanoes on an altitude of 1.000 m this complex serves to inform about, educate on and experience the primeval forces of nature and the creation of our planet. It is highly symbolically charged, with an aura of mystery, the descent into […]

Feltrinelli Milano
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Milan has been enriched by a new building, it is the new architecture of the Feltrinelli Milano. A simple building, which recalls the values of other Milanese buildings, designed by architects Herzog & De Meuron. The new headquarters will house the Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Foundation, a library, archives, multi-purpose rooms, a library, as well as shops […]

Armani Silos Milano
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In the heart of Tortona, in one of the streets that explodes during the Milan Furniture Fair in Milan, precisaly in via Bergognone 40, rises the Armani Silos, in the place where originally was located a Nestle deposit. “I chose to call it silos,” says Armani, “because that’s where the grain, material for living, were […]

Foundation-Louis-Vuitton-Buren
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Foundation Louis Vuitton in  Paris is an awesome project inaugurated last year and designed by Frank Gehry. Daniel Buren, Architect and Artist has recently realized the colorful art installation “L’Observatoire de la lumière”, work in situ. Now, the white glassy curved sails of the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris have been stained with 13 vibrant colors.  “It […]

Arthur Sackler Museum
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Opened in 1985, the Arthur Sackler Museum is part of the Harvard Art Museums, together with the Fogg Museum and the Busch-Reisinger Museum. The museum, designed by British architect James Stirling – well known internationally for its postmodern works – is well placed in the context of Boston, and except for the two cylindrical elements […]

Nestlé Chocolate Museum
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About from the Architect: While Nestlé’s chocolate Factory in Mexico City (located in Paseo Tollocan near Toluca) was in need of an inner pathway for visitors to witness the production of their favorite chocolates, a group of experts put together by rojkind arquitectos and Traqs suggested bigger plans for the company. Continue reading on archdaily.com Architects […]

Fondazione-Prada
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Opened on May 9th, Fondazione Prada Milano is a great complex of buildings and public spaces that you have to visit if you pass around here. It is located in Largo Isarco, Milano and it is restored and designed by OMA.   The project takes place on a former gin distillery, comprising warehouses, laboratories, brewing silos. The intervention, led […]

Museum of Ocean and Surf
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About from the Architect: The Museum of Ocean and Surf (Cité de l’Océan et du Surf) explores both surf and sea and their role upon our leisure, science and ecology. The design by Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with Solange Fabiao is the winning scheme from an international competition that included the offices of Enric […]