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NATURE IS ARCHITECTURE

House as a portrait

design the invisible

  • THE HOUSE AS A PORTRAIT

    The house as a portrait A house of words This book is about architecture – that is, it is about Man. Its approach requires that some “rules of the game” are explained. The book’s aim is to give a “behind-the-scenes” glimpse into what architecture is about. Its starting point is…
  • THE LANTERN, AMARCORD BREWERY

    A wooden and glass lantern to enlighten the way of the brewery Amarcord
  • VILLA DEI PINI

    A project created by the Sun and by light. The shape of the arcade has been patterned by the projection of shadows created by the natural movement of the Sun in order to avoid the heat in summer and the "greenhouse effect" during the winter. The wooden building will become…
  • ALBA GARDENS

    Alba Gardens give a flowery greeting to their little visitors. Urban regeneration project.
  • CANTINA DELLA BIRRA

    Iron, glass, wood, concrete four materials to build an interior architecture.
  • SGR OFFICE EXTENSION PROPOSAL

    A building that produces more energy than it consumes which doesn not subtracts the land thanks to inclined square that serves as a cover.
  • MULTIFUNCTIONAL CENTRE IN VARESE

    Urban regeneration project of the ex "Cagiva" area in Varese.
  • PHARMACIST’S HOUSE

    A house closed court towards the busy street and open to the Sun.
  • THE NEW PROMENADE OF RIMINI

    A new promenade, the "park of the sea" that will become the new postcard of Rimini.
  • MATERA: NEW SQUARE OF THE VISITAZIONE

    The green and the memory as the only possibility of reconversion of the existing to reconciliate man with nature. Urban regeneration project.
  • ODYSSEUS’ HOUSE

    The house of Odysseus is not a dream, an obsession: the house of Odysseus is real, because I build it every day in my mind; it is real because it is the foundation of all my thinking about architecture.