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The Pergamon Museum is situated on the Museum Island in Berlin. The site was designed by Alfred Messel and Ludwig Hoffmann and was constructed in twenty years, from 1910 to 1930.
"Our interest in stone and its meaning in the construction of forms, proceeds in the internal intervention of a “stone gallery” designed for Fervital-Antolini, recuperating a mnemonic and interpretative atlas of the mineral world".
The magic of the stage related to the impressive architecture of the Teatro Sociale. In a blank space and marked by time, Vaerini proceeds gently almost as an actor. A few gestures, independent from the architecture around, are the punctual lights, dislocated as in a scene on a theatre stage.
Italian architect and designer Alessandro Mendini was invited to furnish the interior of Appartement N°50 in the Unité d’Habitation of Le CORBUSIER in Marseille. The apartment has previously been fitted out by designers including Jasper Morrison, Ronan& Erwan Bouroullec, Konstantin Grcic...
The Japanese-Brazilian artist Tomie Ohtake was always a color lover and when she arrived in Brazil in 1936 she quickly found the home of her dream in Sao Paulo.
Located on the mythical island of Mykonos, overlooking the Ornos Bay, is the brand new luxury hotel, Kenshō. Opened in June 2016, this spectacular prestigious holiday destination, the Kenshō, offers a diverse selection of accommodation in 10 suites and 25 rooms, each one uniquely designed to harmonize with the beauty of its surroundings.
For 16 days Italy’s Lake Iseo will be reimagined. 100,000 square meters of shimmering yellow fabric, carried by a modular floating dock system of 220,000 high-density poly-ethylene cubes, will undulate with the movement of the waves as The Floating Piers rise just above the surface of the water.
OMA’s restoration of the 16th Century Fondaco dei Tedeschi in Venice is complete. Commissioned by the Benetton family in 2009 to transform the 9,000m2 building into a department store.
Dutch design brand Moooi is on course for world domination, and its next stop is London. Having made a low-key arrival into the UK market in 2010 with the introduction of an appointment-only showroom, next week will see Moooi putting down permanent roots in the British capital with the opening of a centrally-located brand store.
Athens café and store Philos occupies an elegantly decayed neoclassical mansion on Solonos Street, built in 1937 by entrepreneur Euripidis Koutlidis and largely unoccupied since his death in the 1970s.