Top Free High Viewing Points In London

Everyone loves to enjoy a big city from a high point that offers panoramic views of it, specially if we are talking about London! Every season, time of the day, weather condition is perfect even though to me the best time to get a good photograph is as the sun begins to set so that you can … Continue reading

OUTSTANDING ARCHITECTURE IN COPENHAGEN

Copenhagen is a city you must visit for many reasons. You will easily notice that everything is on a human scale, at least during summer you can see people enjoy the 3 Bs – beers, bikes and boats -, Danish fashion style looks just so effortless and minimalist but always sleek and elegant in its own cozy … Continue reading

Colourful houses in London

To me the true icons of Notting Hill are its colourful houses rather than Portobello Road market. It’s amazing how all of them are painted in bright or pastel colours and make every street look like a multi-coloured rainbow that goes along with you on your walk. I don’t know if there’s a scheme, a … Continue reading

BIG Architecture in Copenhagen

If you are an architecture lover then I’m about to tell you a great reason to travel to Copenhagen! This is the city of Bjarke Ingels, in every sense! He was born, studied here and designed many succesful buildings around the city. Moreover he’s the hottest architect ever, no one can deny it! I was hoping … Continue reading

AMAZING ARCHITECTURE IN OSLO |NORWAY|

Oh Norway! Best flight ever from Copenhagen to Oslo, I really spent an hour looking outside the window and taking pictures of the Norwegian coastline. The view was breathtaking!Oslo is a modern capital and one of Europe’s fastest growing cities. Its population is constantly growing and its appearance changing rapidly. In recent years, the city has … Continue reading

A day in Herne Bay |UK|

Let’s go to another nice seafront in Kent, really close to Whitstable and Canterbury. Here it is, Herne Bay. Perfect place for a day trip where you can just walk along the coast and find nice cafès, pubs, fish&chips bars, ice-cream kiosks and a pier of course. As usual for the typical British seaside lots of pastel coloured … Continue reading

SERPENTINE PAVILION 2015 |LONDON|

This is the first Serpentine Pavilion I’ve seen in 15 years of its history, in fact every summer a new temporary one is built in Kensington Gardens. Every year, since 2000, the Serpentine Commission gives the chance to an international renowned studio to design their first built structure in England. This year the Pavillon is designed by the Spanish … Continue reading

A DAY IN WHITSTABLE | UK |

Finally the first Sunday spent at the British seaside, thanks to the lovely summery weather. As you can see from the pictures it doesn’t even seems to be in England. The beach isn’t sandy so be prepared with proper shoes since you will walk on a pebbled and muddy ground. Of course don’t even think about … Continue reading

How a university campus must be: WU Campus in Wien

In 2013 Wien acquires a new University Campus and at the same time a new attractive place to visit for architecture lovers and surely it has became a new architectural symbol of the city. With six buildings on 100.000 square meters, is currently the largest campus for economic science in Europe, as well as the most innovative … Continue reading

Violin museum in Cremona: when Architecture becomes Music

Cremona, la città dei liutai per eccellenza, ospita un Museo interamente dedicato al violino. Situato nel Palazzo dell’Arte, edificio di fattura fascista che prende ispirazione dal Palazzo della Triennale di Milano, viene completato solo a conclusione della Guerra e destinato a diversi usi nel corso degli anni. Da poco restaurato e rifunzionalizzato su progetto dello … Continue reading

Solea Tower interiors

In occasione del Fuorisalone a Milano è stato possibile accedere al 9° livello della Torre Solea, in zona Porta Nuova, e visitare uno dei 33 appartamenti – tutti diversi l’uno dall’altro – che compongono la Torre Solea, sviluppata dallo studio italiano “Caputo Partnership”. During Fuorisalone in Milan it was possible to access to the 9th … Continue reading

There was life under the city

C’era un gran via vai a partire dagli anni ’20 nella Milano sotterranea e non si parla di metropolitana o mezzi di trasporto bensì di una “spa” dell’epoca. Sotto una Piazza Oberdan da cui oggi si passa velocemente guardandosi appena intorno si apre un mondo appartenuto alla Belle Epoque in cui i membri di ogni … Continue reading

MUSE: mountains shapes in Trento

Ecco come si porta a nuova vita un’intera porzione di città, Renzo Piano di certo lo sa fare bene. Incaricato di riprogettare l’intera area occupata dall’ex stabilimento Michelin di Trento, ora adibita a zona residenziale, commerciale e polo culturale denominata “Le Albere”, Renzo Piano disegna il MUSE, il nuovo Museo delle Scienze. Here is how … Continue reading

Castelvecchio: a still modern restoration

Situato alle porte della città di Verona, in prossimità dell’Adige,  in una posizione tale da garantire protezione sia da attacchi esterni che da rivolte popolari interne, Castelvecchio venne velocemente eretto quale edificio militare, voluto da Cangrande della Scala intorno al 1300. Located at the gates of the city of Verona, near the Adige, in a position … Continue reading

There should have been a library

La biblioteca di Curno, in provincia di Bergamo, progettata dallo studio Archea si inserisce all’interno di un’area scolastica preesistente e attraverso la sua conformazione ricrea un inedito spazio teatrale, una cavea gradonata  che costituisce la morfologia della struttura stessa offrendo un ulteriore spazio vivibile per la comunità. L’edificio è così fruibile in ogni sua parte, … Continue reading