COAF SMART Center, Lori, Armenia – Paul Kaloustian Architect

COAF SMART Center, Lori, Armenia – Paul Kaloustian Architect

Built by COAF (Children of Armenia Found) and designed by Paul Kaloustian, SMART is an iconic innovation and education campus in Armenia’s Lori region

Daniel Libeskind – CityLife Residences, Milan

Daniel Libeskind – CityLife Residences, Milan

The Citylife residences in Milan by Daniel Libeskind is a $130-million residential complex combining Deconstructivism with traditional Milanese architecture

“Biotope” by SHJWORKS. An experimental natural microcosm in Copenhagen

“Biotope” by SHJWORKS. An experimental natural microcosm in Copenhagen

SHJWORKS has recently presented Biotope, an organic-shape urban greenhouse containing a natural microcosm populated by plants and insects.

The Vertical Forest towers in Milan by Boeri. Phenomenon or archetype?

The Vertical Forest towers in Milan by Boeri. Phenomenon or archetype?

Is the Vertical Forest / Bosco Verticale tower complex in Milan by Boeri Studio really the archetype of a new generation of sustainable high-rise buildings?

Allianz Tower by Arata Isozaki & Andrea Maffei – CityLife district, Milan

Allianz Tower by Arata Isozaki & Andrea Maffei – CityLife district, Milan

Designed by Arata Isozaki and Andrea Maffei, the Allianz Tower in Milan is a 686-foot tall skyscraper whose design was inspired by Brancusi’s Endless Column

Feltrinelli Porta Volta building complex, Milan – Herzog & de Meuron

Feltrinelli Porta Volta building complex, Milan – Herzog & de Meuron

The architecture of the 650-foot long Feltrinelli Porta Volta iconic building complex, designed by Herzog & de Meuron in the Porta Volta district of Milan

Are minimalist cell phones really an antidote to the always-connected way of life?

Are minimalist cell phones really an antidote to the always-connected way of life?

Two new “minimalist” cell phones – The Light Phone 2 and Punkt MP02 – challenge the very concept of smartphone. Is it a technological breakthrough or much ado for nothing?

The awarded designs of the 2018 European Prize for Urban Public Space

The awarded designs of the 2018 European Prize for Urban Public Space

The European Prize for Urban Public Space has been aimed to recognize and promote the best works focused on public space renovation in Europe

Central Pavilion’s core exhibition at Giardini | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Central Pavilion’s core exhibition at Giardini | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Curated by Grafton Architects, the 2018 Venice Biennale core exhibition in the Giardini’s Central Pavilion is divided into thematic sections, each developed by a different architect

Design: Recycling vs Upcycling. What’s the difference?

Design: Recycling vs Upcycling. What’s the difference?

The distinction between recycling and upcycling really makes sense, and invites us to investigate the very sense of terms such as “sustainability”.

Pavilion of Switzerland | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Pavilion of Switzerland | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

With its playful and provoking approach, the exhibition of the Swiss pavilion investigates the intrinsic ambiguity of the representation of space.

Core Exhibition at Arsenale | Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

Core Exhibition at Arsenale | Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

The Arsenale core exhibition of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale presents 65 sections, each featuring a different architect, that respond to the theme of “Freespace” chosen by the curators

Another Generosity – Nordic Countries Pavilion | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Another Generosity – Nordic Countries Pavilion | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Curated by Finland’s Eero Lundén, the Nordic Pavilion at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale features a number of large translucent sensitive cells which “mediate” between humans and nature

Vo Trong Nghia – Bamboo Stalactite Pavilion | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Vo Trong Nghia – Bamboo Stalactite Pavilion | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

At the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia presents a beautiful temporary pavilion, named Bamboo Stalactite, entirely made in bamboo

The chapels in the wood of the Holy See at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

The chapels in the wood of the Holy See at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Entitled Vatican Chapels and located on the Island of San Giorgio, the pavilion of the Holy See at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale presents ten temporary chapels designed by acclaimed international architects

The Milan Triennale presents Italian Design through its Icons

The Milan Triennale presents Italian Design through its Icons

Until January 2019, the ‘Triennale di Milano’ features the eleventh edition of its Design Museum exhibition entitled “Stories. Italian Design”

Architectural Ethnography – The Japan Pavilion | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Architectural Ethnography – The Japan Pavilion | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Curated by Momoyo Kaijima of Atelier Bow-Wow, the Japan Pavilion at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale investigates the relationship between architecture and human behaviors by the means of guidebooks

Building a Future Countryside – The China Pavilion | 16th Venice Biennale 2018

Building a Future Countryside – The China Pavilion | 16th Venice Biennale 2018

At the 16th Venice Biennale of Architecture, the Chinese pavilion presents an ambitious exhibition focused on the rural development of China’s immense countryside

British Pavilion – Island | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

British Pavilion – Island | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Island, the exhibition of the British Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, coincides with a huge architectural installation featuring an elevated piazza designed by Caruso St John Architects as an allusion to Brexit

German Pavilion – Unbuilding Walls | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

German Pavilion – Unbuilding Walls | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

“Unbuilding Walls” – the German Pavilion exhibition at the 2018 Venice Biennale of Architecture curated by GRAFT and Marianne Birthler, presents four exemplary projects for sites located on the former border strip between West and East Germany

U.S. Pavilion – Dimensions of Citizenship  | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

U.S. Pavilion – Dimensions of Citizenship | 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

At 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, the U.S. Pavilion presents “Dimensions of Citizenship”, which investigates what it means to be a citizen today by the means of seven installations by acclaimed American architects

Lebanese Pavilion | Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

Lebanese Pavilion | Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

For the first time, Lebanon participates in the Venice Architecture Biennale with the exhibition “The Place that Remains. Recounting the unbuilt territory”.

Infinite Places – The French Pavilion | Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

Infinite Places – The French Pavilion | Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

At the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018, the French pavilion presents an exhibition entitled “Infinite Places. Constructing Buildings of Places?” curated by Paris-based office Encore Heureux

The different fate of Apple’s Lisa and Macintosh (and why design matters)

The different fate of Apple’s Lisa and Macintosh (and why design matters)

History, concept, and design of the Apple Lisa and Macintosh, among the first GUI-based personal computers ever, and the reasons of their different commercial success


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