Among the aesthetic objectives that I set myself during a project, there is: achieving a timeless solution, which does not become old or dated in the space of a couple of years. Let’s see together why, and how – in my opinion!
review of the volume dedicated to one of the major works of Japanese architecture, photo by Raphael Azevedo Franca
a thought dedicated to the value of restoration, and to Western methodology
sit comfortably, it won’t be short: a lot of useful tips for buying a house, from an architect’s point of view
subtitle: from my point of view, of course! And no, you don’t need big budgets for these things; everyone can make their home more harmonious with just a little by paying attention to these small but important details.
there is a universe of cool architectures that go beyond the tour between the Duomo and Parco Sempione. Losing them is very easy, so I resorted to real guides
a colleague and friend of mine, Ian Mo, asked me to write my point of view. On the cover one of my shots at the Museo del Novecento in Milan, in 2017
are your requests in conflict with an architect? How to communicate your needs?
what materials do the most famous furniture brands use? Let’s analyze three cases together
How are the furnishings composed? What is the difference between laminate, melamine and solid wood?
but what does an architect do during his day? Just draw? Is s/he alone in the construction site?
one of the best books to understand contemporary architecture. Not only for professionals, but suitable for everyone
how long before the start of the works do you have to think about the project? How long does it take to start construction?
finally, I face this thorny topic once and for all!
why we architects are against faux-wood and faux-marble? No, it is not a stance. Let’s see the practical aspects.
or alternatively: the questions I get most often about renovations
an article dedicated to the architecture books that I preferred. Suggestions accepted!
a link between the monochromatic approach in architecture and the abstract art of the 70s
two words about contemporary art, my favorite ever, and a text that I really appreciated. Ph: François Morellet, L’Avalanche, 1996
Among the growing number of freelancers and smart-workers, it seems useful to share two tips about this particular space, so important to me.