A space where to explore together the world of doors, architecture and design.

Designing entrances: natural light

16 May

A priceless treasure – light. Nowadays everybody knows how deep lighting conditions affect health, mood, well-being, and also the productivity of those who live or work in a given setting. Natural light, indeed, offers a number of benefits compared to artificial light: in addition to significant energy savings, it helps improving the psychological and physiological […]

Less is more in the hills

10 May

THE PROJECT It’s a series of full and empty spaces, soil protrusions and recesses: this is the luxury villa designed by the architect Francesco Maria Palumbo in 2015 and finished in 2018. A modern, elegant and refined  building which knows how to impress and attract with its spaces and contrasts. 1650 square meters of pure […]

At Fuorisalone 2019: NO LIMITS priority towards man and the environment

15 Apr

“Life is more important than architecture” With the words of the architect Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012), we would like to open our challenge on Fuorisalone 2019, rich as usual in features and events. This year, there were amazingly 1300 appointments, distributed throughout the entire Design Week, which took place from 9 to 14 April. Design was […]

Synua embracing and protecting the spaces of a church in Belgium

11 Apr

The project. The site of the Redemptorist priests of Ghent is a property with a surface of 1,8 hectares. Located near the city train station and schools, it was initially made up of a monastery, a church and large lands. In a supreme modernization process the confreres decided to realize an innovative project open to […]

Traveling entrance architectures!

12 Mar

This year too we’ll participate with our innovative products at Architect@Work, the international fair aimed at innovations in the field of architecture and décor. It’s an important date for architects, interior designers and planners who are interested in discovering the real news concerning their field. On 13 and 14 March we will be in Barcelona […]

The Sustainable House | Pordenone, Italy

15 Feb

The Project. The project involves the expansion of doors and windows size of all four façades of a private residence. All this without altering the original shape of the building, except only for the southern layout, where the façade was divided into three levels through a single window that, in any case, appears to respect […]

New York | Internal renovation of a historical building

31 Jan

The project. It is about an internal redevelopment of a historical building in Manhattan, New York, consisting of 7 flats and 3 suites. Considering it is a building protected by the US Arts, the goal of the architect, Leopoldo Rosati, was to respect its history combining past and present. He succeeded by mixing elements of […]

OIKOS makes its first appareance in Germany!

07 Dec

To start the new year Oikos will take part in BAU 2019 fair which will be held from 14 to 19 January, showing its crown jewel Synua, the pivoting door designed for the big sizes with a new finish. BAU is the world leader fair in the architecture and construction sector, held every two years […]

THE HISTORY OF THE DOOR. STORIES OF PASSAGES.

22 Nov

In the architectural field as in our life, that crucial passage we cannot ignore. Have you ever stopped to think how important is that defined space of a building that look at everything and through which everything goes? Yes, actually we’re talking about the entrance and its main element: THE DOOR. An emblematic object, a […]