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  • Cities and Memory

  • “Cities and Memory – the Architecture and the City” is an illustration project by Portuguese architect Marta Vilarinho de Freitas. Her personal view of cities is a journey through the imaginary worlds that architecture can inspire: a story of lines that start from the very detail, ant then gradually fill out the wh[...]
  • Oscars 2017: five featured houses

  • Just four days to go to the 89th Academy Awards (aka Oscars 2017): for the occasion, architect and movie watcher Boryana Ilieva pays an illustrated tribute with five aquarelle drawings of houses featured in movies that will run for the much desired prize. Boryana studied the floor plans with drawings and axonometri[...]
  • Experience Japanese architecture

  • Japanese living space is a series of twelve publications on Japanese magazine Kenchiku-Jouranl, where Hiroko Tominaga – co-founder of FT Architects – wants the viewer to experience Japanese architecture. She has visited traditional architecture all around Japan and drawn cartoons and texts to illustrate architectur[...]
  • Measuring tools that made history

  • The Central Intelligence Agency (better known as CIA) released some archive photos of measuring tools used by the Cartography Section of General William Donovan’s Office of Strategic Services (OSS) – a precursor to the CIA during World War II – to mark the its 75th anniversary. The OSS produced about 8,000 hand-dra[...]
  • Nestled cities

  • The nestled cities, dreamy architectures and utopian worlds by Ana Aragão grow vertically step by step, wall after wall. The Portuguese illustrator, born in 1984, has a background in architecture and builds her dream houses through illustrations and paintings. Her imaginery is inspired by mental and emotional maps [...]
  • Design Earth

  • Led by architects El Hadi Jazairy and Rania Ghosn, Design Earth is a collaborative practice that creates spectacular geographies, visualizing a range of aesthetic and political concerns for architecture and urbanism. Their last project Pacific Aquarium – presented at the Oslo Architecture Triennale – reflects on th[...]
  • Axonomatrix, axonometries for everyone

  • For axo-lovers don’t miss the Axonomatrix project, a collector of dozens of axonometric drawings depicting buildings, site plans, concepts, fantasy worlds, mummies, futuristic cities, paintings and much more. Technically a pictorial drawing of an object, where the object is rotated along one or more of its axes rel[...]
  • Stefano Corbo: Il Tappeto di Pietra

  • Il Tappeto di Pietra è il progetto di Stefano Corbo per la riqualificazione valorizzazione del Centro Storico di Vidigulfo, in provincia di Pavia. Partendo dall’osservazione del centro storico, che oggi oggi vive una condizione anomala per cui all’omogeneità tipologico-volumetrica delle sue cortine edilizie non cor[...]
  • Tomaso Boano: La villa, lo scrigno, la balena

  • Il progetto "La villa, lo scrigno e la balena" di Tomaso Boano recupera l'ex-caserma dei carabinieri di San Giovanni Bianco, in provincia di Bergamo, trasformandola nella nuova Casa della Cultura. L'edificio si compone di tre semplici volumi ai quali è assegnata una funzione univoca e caratterizzante: il museo, la bi[...]
  • Le arti del disegno: architettura, ornato, figura

  • Mantova Architettura 2016 Giornata di Studio Le arti del disegno. Architettura, ornato, figura a cura di Maria Cristina Loi e Stefano L’Occaso Mantova, 20 maggio 2016 Palazzo Ducale, Atrio degli Arcieri ____________ La Giornata di Studio “Le Arti del Disegno” intende proporre una riflessione su uno dei t[...]
  • Álvaro Siza Vieira: Design as experience

  • The following text is an extract taken from an interview published on Domus No. 746, February 1993 in which the the Portuguese Architect tells about his way of working. "I see design as a very special kind of tool, because it make possible, first of all, extremely rapid communication and, secondly, a highly accurate[...]