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Matteo Thun & Partners : Architecture
Contemporary Italian Architect Practice, Milan
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Matteo Thun & Partners News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:
The Fontenay Luxury Hotel, Hamburg, Germany – 27 Sep 2013
Design: Störmer Murphy and Partners with Matteo Thun & Partners
image from architects
Hamburg based architectural practice Störmer Murphy and Partners together with Matteo Thun & Partners have won the competition for the Grand Hotel “The Fontenay”, situated on the Alster riverside in Hamburg.
A New Way of Camping, Cavallino Treporti near Venice, Italy – 1 Aug 2013
Design: Matteo Thun & Partners
photo from architect
Matteo Thun & Partners has signed the Masterplan for 6.400 m2 of the renowned Marina di Venezia Camping, located in front of Venice. A group of 32 small patio houses, called “Garden Villas”, offer a contemporary interpretation of camping bungalows providing both comfort and a close contact with nature.
10 Dec 2012
Matteo Thun. The Index Book
A comprehensive Index presenting for the first time an exceptional selection of Matteo Thun’s influential architecture and innovative product design – from his earliest works to this day.
More than 300 color illustrations
24×29 cm, 368 pages
45 € – First edition January 2013
Matteo Thun. The Index Book acts not as a classic monograph, but as a kind of ‘X-Ray’: It explores and analyzes the layers and deepest strata of Matteo Thun’s world in an unconventional way and with an evocative use of images.
This book provides an understanding of Matteo Thun through the various works that comprise his oeuvre, “from the spoon to the city” – from coffee cups to the restaurants, from mountain resorts to wristwatches, from saucepans to solitary villas. It also means exploring his manifold expressive media – masterplans and energy systems, watercolors and drawings, photographs and sketches – as well as key themes in his work, such as ecology and the environment, economics and aesthetics, and energy saving and contemporary luxury.
Sustainability is a leitmotif of Matteo Thun’s oeuvre. And underpinning all of this is Matteo Thun’s holistic approach to his work.
Matteo Thun: “More Echo – less Ego”
Alla Morandi, limited edition glass collection for Venini, 2012, detail ;
Alla Morandi, limited edition glass collection for Venini, 2012
photo : Elena Pelosi, Archive Matteo Thun ; Archivio fotografico Venini S.p.A.
Presented are – among other – landmark projects such as the Vigilius Mountain Resort in Meran, Side Hotel in Hamburg, the Nhow Hotel in Milan, the restaurant interior for the slow-food chain Vapiano and the corporate headquarters of Hugo Boss in Switzerland. Product design clients include Alessi, Bulgari, Campari, Illy, Dornbracht and Duravit, Swatch, Zwilling and WMF.
An interview with Hans Ulrich Obrist opens the book, it ends with a statement by the American director Robert Wilson.
Matteo Thun & Partners – Major Building
Most Recent Design by Matteo Thun:
Hotel Missoni Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
photo : Bepperaso
Matteo Thun & Partners : Hotel Missoni Edinburgh
Matteo Thun and Partners débuted for Missoni with the commission to design one of its main flagship boutiques, on New York’s prestigious Madison Avenue. The method adopted in exclusive locations all over the world is now also being applied to create the very first Missoni Hotels, in Edinburgh and Kuwait City.
Matteo Thun & Partners – Key Projects
Featured Buildings by Matteo Thun & Partners, alphabetical:
Edel:Weiss – Served Residences, Katschberg, Austria
photo © jens weber, munich
A new vertical landmark – ‘Edel’ and ‘Weiss’ in Katschberg, a traditional Austrian ski resort between Salzburg and Carinthia, two vertical buildings have been built housing 66 apartments.
Hugo Boss Building, Coldrerio, Switzerland
photo © Frahm
Hugo Boss Coldrerio
Klima Hotel, Bozen, Italy
image from Matteo Thun & Partners
Tortona 37, Milan, Italy
courtesy M. Thun
Tortona 37 Milan
Matteo Thun & Partners – Projects
Bio Power Station, Schwendi, Germany
Condominium Tower, Dubai, UAE
First KlimaHotel © ‚Bella Vista’, Trafoi South Tirol, Italy
Goms Village, Wallis, Switzerland
A completely new concept for a Hotel in the Swiss mountains
Missoni flagship boutique, Madison Avenue, New York, USA
S 32 Metzingen Hotel, Metzingen, Germany
The first Factory Outlet Hotel in Germany – 78 lifestyle rooms
Vertical Village – 5 star plus hotel, Zermatt, Switzerland
Vigilius Mountain Resort, Lana-Merano, Italy
Villa Solitaire, Son Vida, Mallorca, Spain
A luxury villa project of 2,000 sqm
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Matteo Thun & Partners – Practice Information
Matteo Thun studio based in Milan, Italy
Matteo Thun & Partners : Milan Architect – Contact Details
Matteo Thun was born in 1952 in Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy, studied with Oskar Kokoschka and graduated in architecture in Florence 1975. Together with Ettore Sottsass he founded Memphis Group and in 1984 his own architecture and design studio in Milan was opened.
With his Milan based team he conceives and implements projects worldwide. Matteo Thun was chosen for the ‘Interior Hall of Fame’ in New York and his work was awarded many times – including the Compasso d’Oro, Wallpaper* Award, Good Design Award, and the WWF Panda d’Oro.
photo : Roland Halbe
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