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David Chipperfield Architects Milan unveils restoration of Procuratie Vecchie in Venice

The five-year project, led by David Chipperfield Architects Milan and commissioned by Generali, reunifies the sixteenth-century structure Photography by Alberto Parise Words by Sonia Zhuravlyova 

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Design Icon: The Fiat Nuova Cinquecento brought driving to the Italian masses

It was the car that drove Italy’s economic miracle, swerving past the Vespa to become Italians’ favourite ride – but it never escaped the sense

Design

Design Icon: Bruno Munari

Bruno Munari’s dizzyingly versatile body of work has always been hard to categorise. But he had the rare ability to alchemise the ordinary into something

Design

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Triennale Milano has opened a new installation dedicated to the Italian designer, including the reconstruction of a 1967 apartment designed for a friend Triennale Milano,

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Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

Palazzo Senza Tempo, in the Italian hilltop town of Peccioli, combines old and new structures with a cantilevered public platform overlooking the landscape Mario Cucinella

Architecture

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Benedetto Camerana has added almost 40,000 plants to the test track on the roof of Fiat’s former HQ in Turin, reclaiming industrial space with nature

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Italian music academy rebuilt in post-earthquake renewal

Following the 2016 earthquakes in central Italy, one town has finally got back its music academy, with a new design thanks to Alvisi Kirimoto Words

Buildings
sculptural portal to ring road tunnel in south tyrol, italy - iconeye.com

MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

As part of an ongoing traffic-reducing project, design has been embraced at the core of this infrastructural build Image: Tunnel portal out of Bressanone city

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Industry news and events – 20 March 2020

 The Fondazione Prada in Milan is one of several cultural institutions to offer virtual tours during the Covid-19 pandemic. Image: Gaetano Cessati via Unsplash. Get

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Venice Architecture Biennale curator Hashim Sarkis asks: How will we live together?

Hashim Sarkis. photo by Jacopo Salvi, courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia Icon editor Priya Khanchandani speaks to the exhibition’s curator and dean of the

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


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