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

Dynamic architecture interacting with nature

10 Feb

The project The villa stands, among soft meadows and gentle hills, in the countryside of Bergamo. Well matching the environment, it appears involved in a close-knit dialogue with the surrounding territory. From its constituting materials, to the selected colors, every detail seems to have been specifically designed in order to create a set of harmonies […]

Capo Torre Resort: suspended between water and sky

20 Dec

Project: tourist-residential renovation Design firm: A+I Architettura e Ingegneria Product: Synua, Tekno, Project, Evolution 3 TT Location: Savona (Albisola Superiore), Italy Photo credits: Dario Camilotto and A+I Giordano Pierluigi THE BUILDING COMPLEX Along the sunny Ligurian coast, in Albisola Superiore (Savona), the exclusive Capo Torre Resort can be discovered, a luxury building suspended between the […]

Oikos protects history, too: The Schouwbroek Castle

17 Dec

Year: 2016-2019 Technical partner: Beco Beveiliging (Gent, Belgium) Oikos product: 9 Evolution (of which 3 with Arckey system) Photos: Eugeen Van Groeneweghe, Herman Van Hoey The project The ambitious project involving Oikos Venezia consisted in the supply and installation of nine Evolution safety doors along the entire perimeter of the historic Schouwbroek Castle in Belgium. […]

Modernity with tradition echoes

22 Nov

The project The elegant Villa AZ is a private residence located on the prestigious island of Palm Jumeirah, one of the three artificial islands built off the coast of the Arab Emirates with sand dredged from the bottom of the Persian Gulf to increase the beaches of the city of Dubai by more than 500 […]

Entrances interpretations: Cersaie 2019

01 Oct

From arch. Laudini’s interview, the interpreter of the “entrance space” proposed at Cersaie 2019, Bologna – Italy. Which was the general concept that led you to design the entrance architectures of the stand? The concept on which I based the planning of the exhibition spaces is narration. Knowing how to tell a story through images […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]