Posts tagged italy
316_Simone Porfiri: Utilitàs

Submission #316 | Simone Porfiri: Utilitàs [The Shapes of the Use] — “This work investigates the vocabulary of forms that are generated as a corollary of the human activity of inhabit and by the practice of use, and that complete with their function the architecture and landscape condition.”

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304_Andrea Cappiello: Monastic Archive

Submission #304 | Andrea Cappiello: Monastic Archive — “The word ‘archive’ generally indicates a working system structured towards the efficient recall of items. This idea of a predominantly passive collection changes when buildings are involved because a work of architecture can be argued to be an existing archive. This understanding further shifts the perceptions concerning the manner in which archives are presented.”

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303_Hazem Talaat: [Re]thinking [Re]drawing : [Un]finished Architecture

Submission #303 | Hazem Talaat: [Re]thinking [Re]drawing : [Un]finished Architecture — “[re]thinking [re]drawing architecture: is a visual study based on photography research, on the potential value of [un]finished buildings in Mediterranean countries specifically Southern Italy and Spain. Where incomplete ruins act as an invitation to manifest unorthodox thoughts of completion, utilizing new experimentation on a technique of [re]drawing.”

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301_Alessandro Luporino: Dizionario Illustrato di Architettura

Submission #301 | Alessandro Luporino: Dizionario Illustrato di Architettura — “The illustrated dictionary of architecture is part of a larger project called Q: set [den [SE] t. Drawings / Thinking / Unintentional taste accumulation about Architecture], which emphasizes the importance of drawing not only as an element of communication, but also[above all] as an ‘instrument of knowledge and understanding reality’.”

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300_Matteo Serra, Mirko Santoni, Andrea Ruggieri: Kaira Kora

Submission #300 | Matteo Serra, Mirko Santoni, Andrea Ruggieri: Kaira Kora — “The Griot safeguards the community’s tradition that is conserved through the usage of the words. This poet’s tale is accompanied by an instrument called “Kora”. A sacred place should play a similar role and become the “Instrument of Worship”. The project’s aim lies in the belief that a single holy place can host different religions (muslims, catholics and animists), a single instrument able to emit different notes of a same chord, a peace’s harp: Kaira Kora.”

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289_Enrico Capanni and Enrico Lamacchia: Archetype of Memory

Submission #289 | Enrico Capanni and Enrico Lamacchia: Archetype of Memory — “Identity image and visual-geographic reference, these are the two values that are attributed to the church of St. Giovanni in Castellare. From this, a project that goes on on a binary route that is simultaneously able to take charge of the symbol that the community attributed to the building that used to be there before and to maintain the connection with the territory.”

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279_Matteo Gawlak and Riccardo Gialloreto: The New Yorker

Submission #279 | Matteo Gawlak and Riccardo Gialloreto: The New Yorker — “Opposite to the anonymous architecture of the skyscrapers that don’t take in account the context of the city, its identity, and the lifestyle, The New Yorker wants to be a specific answer for the city of New York, land where high-rise buildings were born.”

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262_Claudio Triassi: Recycling Past Architectural Ideas and Forms

Submission #262 | Claudio Triassi: Recycling Past Architectural Ideas and Forms — “My illustrations reflect the contemporary architectural drawing tendency to look for its emotional strength in past iconography. They use past architectural ideas and forms to catch their charm offering an anachronistic spatial and temporal dimension and questioning at the same time their validity nowadays. As a result of it, they are in ruins sometimes.”

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242_Jorge Sánchez Bajo: Catalog of Aesthetic Ruins

Submission #242 | Jorge Sánchez Bajo: Catalog of Aesthetic Ruins — "This project aims to make Driade markets Milanese architecture in order to achieve stages for the real users of these spaces, furniture."

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239_Jose Andres Coba Rodriguez: Are We There, There

Submission #239 | Jose Andres Coba Rodriguez: Are We There, There — Codes and Continuities as ways of creating and thinking about architecture. From the recollection of images and features of cultures to the exploration of collages alternatives, architecture can be seen as interpretations and abstractions of what is already there, there.

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152_Tiakum Ao: Beacon

Submission #152 | Tiakum Ao: Beacon — "Located along the south side of the Arno River in Florence Italy, the proposed waterfront projects can be seen as beacons, attracting residents and tourists alike. Circulating pedestrians from the dense north to the more tranquil south. Translucent panels rise around the facade illustrating lightshows, and interactive play. Qualities of heavy and light are characterized with the use of light steel framing, and heavy translucent program.

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127_Teresa Esposito, Arcangelo Piccirillo, Marco Giudicianni, Dimitriy Semenyuk: New Capital for Lebanon: TRIPOLI

Submission #127 | Teresa Esposito, Arcangelo Piccirillo, Marco Giudicianni, Dimitriy Semenyuk: New Capital for Lebanon: TRIPOLI — Our intent is to restore hope to all people in this country that have suffered 100 years of war, giving them a new city to live quiet and find peace.

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78_Andrea Bulloni and Enrico Bertonazzi: Dwelling Monza

Andrea Bulloni and Enrico Bertonazzi: Dwelling Monza — The public space is designed to keep the visual connection through all the space although have different levels of privacy, the central space is lowered and it's the heart of the project. Neighbourhood activities are facing the central plaza and a series of stairs and ramps allows people to switch from the central plaza to the commercial old volumes.

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15_Enrico Casini: Scuola Dei Mestieri

Enrico Casini: Scuola Dei Mestieri — born with the aim to ennoble craftsmanship again, giving back that dignity to all those ARTS and CRAFTS considered as minor, therefore it will be possible to give life to a new virtuous and reinvigorating process. William Morris (1834-1896), one of the founder of the movement “Art and Craft”

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8_Antonio Buonaurio: Oltre la Coltre di Nebbia

Antonio Buonaurio: Oltre la Coltre di Nebbia — My drawings are aimed at a subject that has always fascinated me and that, in my opinion, is one of the most important elements of architecture: how the project affects, modifies, changes and influences the landscape in which it is located.

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6_Gaetano Giardano, Emanuela Cammarata and Eleonora Gelardi: Tokyo Vertical Cemetery

Gaetano Giardano, Emanuela Cammarata and Eleonora Gelardi: Tokyo Vertical Cemetery — The way the vertical cemetery presents itself differs greatly from the stereotypical compact texture of Shinjuku, in contrast it presents a totem for the city of Tokyo: a volcano. Detached from the land of the real of the living through a solid base, which accomodates the earthly activities, it becomes ethereal and impalpable thanks to the tensile structure to guard those who have gone on their last journey.

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