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M7 Contemporary Apartments – design hospitality in the heart of Florence The Italian studio Pierattelli Architetture has designed 11 apartments for a hospitality concept that combines the comfort of a home with the services and convenience of a hotel.
An iconic urban landmark, but also a sustainable structure for an evolving shopping experience: the new CENTRO*Arezzo Coop.fi frees itself from the conceptual dictates of the traditional shopping mall and acts as a social and recreation pole that is perfectly integrated with the city.
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Design: FABBRICANOVE Architetti
The Loft on Bufalini Street in Florence, in the very historical centre of the city, is the result of the restoration of an ex-music hall.
Design: NIO architecten
The project for the extension of the Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, designed by architect Maurice Nio, is part of a mostly industrial area, economically vibrant but void of any noteworthy architecture.
Design: Architettura Matassoni
TLI house – the daily activities are not divided in a rigid way in different moments, the thought is fluid and elastic, the perceptions of spaces are continuous and dynamic, so architecture have to be fluid, without too schematisms, rigid divisions and multifunctional.
This Tuscan property design by Architettura Matassonin is organized around a central courtyard with the function of home life’s core; this compositional logic allows a visual reciprocity between the different environments.
The piazza which lies at the heart of the project sits astride two pre-existing axial routes, and alongside six storey tenement style housing with shops built there in the 1950s and 60s. the intervention by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) takes the form of an ensemble of buildings.
Design: Architettura Matassoni
Project for a single-family residential building, currently under construction in the hills of Arezzo.
The house is built around a patio on which are opened the most important environments of the living area; the transparency of the walls allows the visual perception as an extension of interior space.
Design: Architettura Matassoni. The project was created with the intention of transforming the strong physical limitations, in a series of architectural cues; the available surface is in fact quite limited in size and characterized from a trapezoidal shape and has a possibility of building relatively limited; the building area is inserted in an urban environment characterized by a low quality and from a certain density of the buildings.
Design: Andrea Maffei Architects
The project comes from the tender launched in October 2007 for the redevelopment of disused area outside the historic centre of Florence, and in particular in the vicinity of the old rail-station Leopolda, and the Royal Park of the “Cascine”.
Design: LDA.iMdA architects. An abandoned warehouse and the need of bringing inside a new contemporary world are the reasons for a new reinterpretaion of the unused space.