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We and Earth

Published on Domusweb I met Michael Braungart after his talk at Ecoweek in Tilburg and I asked him a few questions about innovation and design, about cities and the Earth capacity to sustain life. His answers re-frame the problem of

We and Earth

Published on Domusweb I met Michael Braungart after his talk at Ecoweek in Tilburg and I asked him a few questions about innovation and design, about cities and the Earth capacity to sustain life. His answers re-frame the problem of

Ecoweek in-between cutting-edge experimentation and age-old technologies

Pubished on Domusweb Bricks made from agricultural leftovers such as plant stems and seed husks, bound together with mycelium (the branching network of filaments constituting the underground vegetative part of fungi) and “grown” in moulds instead of oven-baked with high

Ecoweek in-between cutting-edge experimentation and age-old technologies

Pubished on Domusweb Bricks made from agricultural leftovers such as plant stems and seed husks, bound together with mycelium (the branching network of filaments constituting the underground vegetative part of fungi) and “grown” in moulds instead of oven-baked with high

“Extinct in the Wild” at the Prada Foundation

Published on EastWest, in English and Italian “The world is now designed by one species, for one species. The flow of rivers, the fall of rain, and the composition of the atmosphere have been reshaped by human hands.” This sentence

“Extinct in the Wild” at the Prada Foundation

Published on EastWest, in English and Italian “The world is now designed by one species, for one species. The flow of rivers, the fall of rain, and the composition of the atmosphere have been reshaped by human hands.” This sentence

Interview with MODU

A Design Practice that Connects People to the Environment Published on Domusweb Based in New York City, MODU is an architecture practice specializing in design that connects people to the environment. Co-directed by Phu Hoang and Rachely Rotem, MODU has

Interview with MODU

A Design Practice that Connects People to the Environment Published on Domusweb Based in New York City, MODU is an architecture practice specializing in design that connects people to the environment. Co-directed by Phu Hoang and Rachely Rotem, MODU has

Habitat III and the Right to the City

Published on Domusweb On 10 December 1948, the General Assembly of the young United Nations (whose foundations were laid in 1942 with a wartime document that prefigured objectives centred on peace and security) approved and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of

Habitat III and the Right to the City

Published on Domusweb On 10 December 1948, the General Assembly of the young United Nations (whose foundations were laid in 1942 with a wartime document that prefigured objectives centred on peace and security) approved and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of

Habitat III and The New Urban Agenda

Published on Eastonline Between 17 and 20 October Quito, Ecuador, hosted Habitat III, the third international conference organized by UN-Habitat, the UN agency for human settlements. The event is important because after the first meeting of ’76 in Vancouver and

Habitat III and The New Urban Agenda

Published on Eastonline Between 17 and 20 October Quito, Ecuador, hosted Habitat III, the third international conference organized by UN-Habitat, the UN agency for human settlements. The event is important because after the first meeting of ’76 in Vancouver and

Periferie in Azione_ I dispositivi mobili di Taking Care

Pubblicato su Artribune Oltre la mostra L’architettura come atto di cura, come capacità di ascolto dei bisogni di una comunità e di un territorio, come tecnica di gestione sostenibile delle risorse, come risposta creativa a problemi complessi con soluzioni semplici.

Periferie in Azione_ I dispositivi mobili di Taking Care

Pubblicato su Artribune Oltre la mostra L’architettura come atto di cura, come capacità di ascolto dei bisogni di una comunità e di un territorio, come tecnica di gestione sostenibile delle risorse, come risposta creativa a problemi complessi con soluzioni semplici.

Reporting from the Front

Pubblicato su Eastonline “Durante un suo viaggio in America del Sud, Bruce Chatwin incontrò una anziana signora che camminava nel deserto trasportando una scala di alluminio sulle spalle. Era l’archeologa tedesca Maria Reiche, che studiava le linee di Nazca. A

Reporting from the Front

Pubblicato su Eastonline “Durante un suo viaggio in America del Sud, Bruce Chatwin incontrò una anziana signora che camminava nel deserto trasportando una scala di alluminio sulle spalle. Era l’archeologa tedesca Maria Reiche, che studiava le linee di Nazca. A

FARM Cultural Park

FARM – the workshop of territorial regeneration in the heart of Favara, Sicily – celebrated its sixth anniversary in June with a packed programme of events, with new activities such as the School of Architecture for Children. In Italiano su

FARM Cultural Park

FARM – the workshop of territorial regeneration in the heart of Favara, Sicily – celebrated its sixth anniversary in June with a packed programme of events, with new activities such as the School of Architecture for Children. In Italiano su

La città nuovissima / The brand new city

Text and pictures by Alberto Iacovoni and me on the April issue 2016 of The Plan. http://www.theplan.it/magazine/the-plan-089 Costruire in un contesto sociale in rapido cambiamento, con vincoli storici e paesaggistici praticamente inesistenti, con a disposizione risorse economiche illimitate ed un

La città nuovissima / The brand new city

Text and pictures by Alberto Iacovoni and me on the April issue 2016 of The Plan. http://www.theplan.it/magazine/the-plan-089 Costruire in un contesto sociale in rapido cambiamento, con vincoli storici e paesaggistici praticamente inesistenti, con a disposizione risorse economiche illimitate ed un