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Restoration of the Ruina wing of the Museum of Architecture A. V. Schusev

Restoration of the Ruina wing of the Museum of Architecture A. V. Schusev

The Ruina wing (in Russian, ruin) of the Museum of Architecture Aleksey Viktorovich Schusev of Moscow was originally the coach house of the estate built in 1787 for the chamberlain Aleksandr Talyzin, starting from a project attributed to the architect Matvey Kazakov.

A prefab architecture: the Ivanhoe extension

A prefab architecture: the Ivanhoe extension

Thinking about Australia usually means recalling images of beautiful unique landscapes in wild uncontaminated places, often inhabited by exotic animals. Undoubtedly, this image coincides with reality when referring to the famous outback, i.e. the inner territories basically untouched by man. By contrast the coastal part of the country is definitely more familiar to foreign visitors

Living and creating in the history: a house-studio in the heart of Naples

Living and creating in the history: a house-studio in the heart of Naples

An interview with Jimmie Durham and Maria Thereza Alves

A hybrid dream: the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge on the Bosphorus

A hybrid dream: the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge on the Bosphorus

Something new has appeared in the fascinating landscape of the Bosphorus Strait. Slender, soaring while at the same time powerful, contemporary, reaching out to the future, this is the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the new

Parla design for Hotel AMANO Covent Garden

Hotel AMANO Covent Garden is a beautiful transformation of a 1980s office building called Drury House. The new 141 room hotel is in a very good location and is continuing the Berlin based hotelier The Amano Group’s motto of “enabling their guests to enjoy beautifully designed spaces in the best city centre locations, and all at a fair price”.

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Public Focus

Expo 2020’s public realm is one of the most impressive and successful part of the whole operation. The pavilions are certainly important, since they are

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