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How can the perception and design of entrance halls change?

29 Jun

We have asked ourselves this question and have begun imagining the future. The emergency of the last few months could not exempt us from some reflections that inevitably also affect our way of experiencing home. As entrance specialists, we tried to imagine how this architectural element may be interpreted to give us further ideas on the […]

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 […]

Oikos protects history, too: The Schouwbroek Castle

17 Dic

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. The complete reproduction of the original […]

Modernity with tradition echoes

19 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 km. Each island […]

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 […]

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 […]