Un espacio para explorar juntos el mundo de las puertas, de la arquitectura y del diseño.

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 […]

OIKOS makes its first appareance in Germany!

07 Dic

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 […]

Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece

28 Oct

In the article «Threshold Paradoxes» we discussed the theme of the internal and external fusion and the role that entrance has in this paradigm. If we expand our view, there are plenty of interpretations of this phenomenon, especially in the architectural field. Following this leitmotiv, we would like to focus on it from time to […]

Back from Dubai: Windows, Doors & Facades 2017

28 Oct

Dubai’s Windows, Doors & Facades 2017, the most important fair dedicated to doors and windows industry in the region, has successfully ended. Oikos was there too! We welcomed architects and designers from all over the world to our stand to propose our most advanced solutions in the field of entrance architectures. A combination of technology, performance […]

LA VUELTA AL MUNDO DE NOVA EN ANTICIPO EXCLUSIVO

28 Oct

Un nuevo horizonte se perfila en la casa Oikos. Tiene los colores del mar, de la tierra, de las grandes ciudades, de los vastos espacios del norte y siempre, dondequiera que se encuentre, la transparencia del cielo. Una línea de puertas blindadas nueva, innovadora, fascinante y altamente personalizable, que juega con los colores de los […]