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  • 10 Illustrated Tokyo storefronts

  • Polish artist Mateusz Urbanowicz, known as Mattō, fixed into cotton paper ten illustrated Tokyo storefronts. Shops' facades that are still surviving in old buildings despite the disruptive earthquakes that hit Japan regularly. “When I moved to Tokyo, more than three years ago I was really surprised that upon my wal[...]
  • The Legacy of Ancient Palmyra

  • War in Syria has irrevocably changed the ancient city of Palmyra. “The Legacy of Ancient Palmyra” is an online exhibition by the Getty Research Institute and a tribute to the legendary caravan city, that collects materials from when it was first captured and illustrated in the 18th century, to sadly recent times. F[...]
  • Paper city is still growing

  • Charles Young began his Paperholm project in August 2014, and his paper city is still growing. As a daily project he creates little buildings that slowly grow into a dreamy urbanscape. Most of his creations are accompanied by short animated gifs that illustrate their function: each new piece is designed, built, photo[...]
  • Do-it-yourself city mapping

  • Architects and urban planners, lo and behold! Berkley PhD candidate for urban planning Geoff Boeing came up with a do-it-yourself open source city mapping tool that improves mapping visualization. As explained in his dissertation, he observed the limitations to the current urban planning street / network analysis l[...]
  • Mouse bistro

  • If you live in Sweden and own a little house, make sure he visits the mouse bistro created by Anonymouse on the sidewalks of Malmö. It all started as a fun experiment with small scenes consisting of a nut shop, "Noix de vie", and the italian bistro "Il Topolino", on the corner of Bergsgatan and Almbacksgatan, but it [...]
  • Tokyolization project

  • In their attempt to ‘japanize’ the world, Daigo Ishii and Future-scape Architects had something in mind: exchange the parts possible to exchange. Add the elements possible to add. Then, can New York, Paris or Venezia turn into Tokyo? As Ishii explains, “in the Tokyolization Project even a city that has no connectio[...]
  • L’infinita fabbrica del Duomo: il trailer

  • Distribuzione Lab 80 film lab80.it/distribuzione Anno 2015, durata 74' L’infinita fabbrica del Duomo racconta la storia della nascita e del continuo mantenimento del Duomo di Milano attraverso i secoli. Primo atto della quadrilogia Spira Mirabilis che affronta il concetto di immortalità attraverso gli elementi del[...]
  • Milano: a living archive

  • Un film di Francesca Benedetto, Federico Bernocchi, Davide Rapp. Italia, 2015 Un suggestivo video, vincitore in aprile del Premio Treccani Web, mostra come la documentazione fotografica permetta di rileggere la storia urbanistica e architettonica di una grande città. Milano, a Living Archive, è il titolo di un corto[...]
  • Álvaro Siza: Fragmentos da viagem #1

  • In occasione della quindicesima Biennale di Architettura, il padiglione del Portogallo “Neighbourhood, where Alvaro meets Aldo”, curato dagli architetti Roberto Cremascoli e Nuno Grande, sarà dedicato al lavoro svolto dal maestro portoghese Álvaro Siza nel campo del social housing in Europa. In una serie di viaggi tra [...]
  • Il Ponte degli artisti

  • Anche quest’anno, Domus ha invitato quattro Università a collaborare in occasione della Design Week. Ringraziamo anticipatamente i venticinque studenti o neolaureati che, nei prossimi giorni, animeranno il blog loves.domusweb.it. ____________________ In questi giorni, guardandomi intorno, ho osservato che ci so[...]
  • L'intensa settimana di Milano

  • La primavera, a Milano, profuma di vestiario vintage, di glicine, di accessori démodé e dei primi fiori di gelsomino. Sono tanti i visitatori che si aggirano, chi più distratto e chi meno, tra le location della design week in queste tiepide e luminose giornate. La maggior parte di loro, sono muniti di vistosi occhi[...]
  • Brutalismus

  • 'BRUTALISMUS'. Days of future passed. Brutalism has always been a style with a bad press. The semantic association of the original French term "béton brut" (raw concrete) has led to distort its meaning, as if the intention of the architects was torturing the passersby with their buildings. However, in recent years [...]