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Studio Tamat creates casual interiors for Rome restaurant Tre De Tutto

February 28, 2021 Amy Frearson 0
Blue majolica tiles in Tre De Tutto by Studio Tamat

Studio Tamat hoped to create the feeling of a casual local bar with its design for Tre De Tutto, a restaurant in the south of Rome. Although the restaurant only recently opened, its interior is designed to feel lived in, with its simple tiled walls, humble furniture and peeling plaster. These are contrasted by bold contemporary details

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The Design Of This Hotel Is Like A Cluster Of Elevated Tree Houses

February 3, 2021 Erin 0

noa* network of architecture was commissioned to enhance the design of the Parc Hotel Florian in Siusi, South Tyrol (Italy), and they did this by creating Floris, a collection of elevated hotel rooms that take on the appearance of tree houses. Surrounded by nature and located at the foothills of a village, the year-round hotel […]

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Stefano Boeri Architetti to revive Pirellino skyscraper in Milan

January 29, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
The Pirelli 39 development by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Stefano Boeri Architetti

Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Stefano Boeri Architetti have announced plans to overhaul the 1950s Pirellino office skyscraper in Milan, Italy, and build a plant-lined timber tower beside it. The scheme, named Pirelli 39, will see the tapered skyscraper built by Gio Ponti and Pier Luigi Nervi in 1958 brought to modern-day standards and linked

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Network of Architecture raises cluster of “treehouse” suites on stilts above park at South Tyrolean hotel

January 15, 2021 Alyn Griffiths 0
The exterior of the Floris hotel extension by NOA

Italian studio Network of Architecture has completed an extension to a hotel in South Tyrol comprising ten gabled guest suites elevated on stilts to preserve access to the scenic grounds. Network of Architecture (NOA) was tasked with adding ten suites, named Floris, to the Parc Hotel Florian, which is located in the Alpine village of

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Rome’s Colosseum arena set to be reconstructed with retractable floor

January 6, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0

The Italian government is planning to add a retractable floor to the Colosseum amphitheatre in Rome so that performances can be held within the arena. Under the plans developed by the Colosseum Archaeological Park and Italy’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, the arena’s long-disintegrated floor will be reinstated. “The reconstruction of the Colosseum

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The House of Wood, Straw and Cork is an eco-friendly residence in the Italian countryside

December 28, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
The entrance to The House of Wood, Straw and Cork by LCA Architetti

LCA Architetti has used cork, straw and timber to build a simple and sustainable house overlooking woodland in the small town of Magnago, Italy. Aptly named The House of Wood, Straw and Cork, the dwelling near Milan was commissioned by a young couple who wanted to live more sustainably and in closer contact with nature.

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The House of Wood, Straw and Cork is an eco-friendly residence in the Italian countryside

December 28, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
The entrance to The House of Wood, Straw and Cork by LCA Architetti

LCA Architetti has used cork, straw and timber to build a simple and sustainable house overlooking woodland in the small town of Magnago, Italy. Aptly named The House of Wood, Straw and Cork, the dwelling near Milan was commissioned by a young couple who wanted to live more sustainably and in closer contact with nature.

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Studio Koster builds contemporary country house in the Val Tidone

December 22, 2020 Amy Frearson 0
Country House in the Piacenza Hills by Studio Koster

The scenic hills of Italy’s Val Tidone are the setting for this modern larch-clad house, designed by Milanese architects Studio Koster. Studio Koster founder Geert Koster
 designed the barn-inspired residence, named Country House, in the hills surrounding Piacenza. It is a weekend getaway for a client based in Milan, who likes to spend her free

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Stefano Boeri designs prefab vaccination pavilions for 1,500 Italian squares

December 14, 2020 Jennifer Hahn 0
Stefano Boeri coronavirus vaccine pavilion

Architect Stefano Boeri has designed prefabricated timber and fabric pavilions, which are set to house Covid-19 vaccination stations in piazzas across Italy from the first half of January. Around 1,500 of the structures will be set up over the following months at the direction of Domenico Arcuri, the country’s special commissioner for the Covid-19 emergency.

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Defhouse in Milan is a home for Italy’s up-and-coming influencers

December 9, 2020 Natasha Levy 0
Living room of Defhouse for influencers in Milan

Cloud-print floors and glow-in-the-dark walkways are some of the fun features art director John Pentassuglia has included in Defhouse, a home in Milan designed for young social media influencers. Designed to be the “ideal set for producing content”, Defhouse is currently shared by seven influencers – all between the ages of 16 and 19 –

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