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Architecture & Interior Design

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

Louvre Abu Dhabi, Dialogue du vent et de la mer

Louvre Abu Dhabi, Dialogue du vent et de la mer

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is finally opening after 11 years of delays and painful changes and is the first of the Abu Dhabi's "wanna be" cultural district's architectural marvel to see its launch, but nobody

Billboards. Two projects by Maurizio Montagna

Billboards. Two projects by Maurizio Montagna

Architecture, city, device, time: all of these issues are taken into account by the Milanese photographer Maurizio Montagna. A keen interpretation of places in their anthropic and cultural transformation emerges from all his works.

GCC Building Construction and Interiors Market

GCC Building Construction and Interiors Market

The GCC interiors design and fit-out industry is propelled by huge building projects across the region. In 2017, US$ 74,836 million worth of GCC building projects are expected to be completed.

HIM: Hand Immersion Module

Conceived to inspire curiosity and to become a symbol for a new generation of objects, this column is designed to provide touch-free hand disinfection in private and high-traffic public settings

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Lago Welcome Maglie @ Corte Campanile

The project for the LAGO WELCOME Maglie @Corte Campanile emerged out of the desire to restore and revitalise a little corner of the historical centre of Maglie, comprising a two-floor property (mezzanine level and lower ground floor) that was in a state of total abandonment and suffering major structural problems

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Santafiora

A History: For more than forty years, Santafiora has been extracting and processing natural stones from its proprietary quarries. Our stones are widely used in

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Nothing but Art: Index Tower Penthouse

Usually common people choose art pieces according to its colours, style and whether or not it matches their cozy sofa, but what happens when you put together an art expert and art-sensitive architects? The result is something special and unique, between a home and an art gallery.

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Mexican minimalism: the Camino Real Hotel Polanco by Ricardo Legorreta

After half a century of operation, the Camino Real Polanco Hotel in Mexico City is still a dense and stimulating architecture. In July 1968, the hotel, designed by the Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta, opened its doors. It was the first project executed by the architect for the Camino Real Hotel chain, which also includes the buildings of Ciudad Juárez (1966), Cancun (1975) and Ixtapa (1981). For the realization of the Mexico City hotel, Legorreta counted on the advice of the architect Luis Barragán, the artist Mathias Goeritz and on the collaboration of other professionals.

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