Paolo Soleri is well known especially for being the founder of the Cosanti Foundation (1956) situated in Scottsdale (Arizona), a place where both research and teaching takes place. The main aim of the foundation is the creation of Arcosanti, a self-sufficient city, for seven thousand inhabitants, the construction of which started in 1970. The Arcosanti [...]
Ettore Spalletti has exhibited in the world’s leading museums, both in group and solo shows.As well as having represented Italy at the Venice Biennale in 1997, the artist has also participated in a further three editions of the Biennale in 1982, 1993 and 1995 as well as two editions of Documenta in Kassel in 1982 [...]
stARTT, studio di architettura e trasformazioni territoriali – office for architecture and territory transformations, was born in February 2008 from an idea by Simone Capra (Rome 1978) and Claudio Castaldo (Latina 1978), in order to design and manage, in every step, the transformation processes they affect architecture and space for human activities, starting from specific [...]
Studio Azzurro is an environment of artistic research which uses new technology as its expressive tool. Founded in 1982 by Fabio Cirifino, Paolo Rosa and Leonardo Sangiorgi, with Stefano Roveda joining in 1995, it has explored the poetic and expressive power of these means for over twenty years. Its innovative use and creation of video [...]
studioUAP (Silvia Cioli, Luca D’Eusebio, Andrea Mangoni) has designed public spaces and buildings for children making use of participatory planning processes like in the roman projects that are about to be realized for Quarticciolo’s Kindergarten and Squares, Corviale’s Youth Center, Via delle Palme’s Community Garden (construction ongoing) and the Street Park for the San Benedetto [...]
A group of avant-garde architects (1966-1986), composed of Adolfo Natalini, Cristiano Toraldo di Francia, Roberto Magris, Gian Piero Frassinelli and Alessandro Magris, (with Alessandro Poli from 1970 to 1972). The group was one of the initiators of so-called “Radical Architecture” and successively involved in an attempt to develop an anthropological re-foundation of architecture.
Superstudio’s critical work [...]
T SPOON (Nina Artioli, Paola Fusco, Alessandra Glorialanza, Davide Sacconi, Eliana Saracino) is a firm based in Rome since 2004 that operates through design projects, exhibitions, and editorial projects.
T SPOON is the idea of a small device that crosses urban territories in order to define new transformation practices for the contemporary city. T SPOON acts [...]
Born at Pekanbaru in Indonesia, Fiona Tan moved to Holland in 1988.
After having completed her BFA at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in 1992, Fiona Tan continued her studies at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunst in Amsterdam where she still lives and works.
An artist of international repute, she mainly works with video and photography.
Her videos are [...]
Elisabetta Terragni is the principal of Studio Terragni Architetti (2001), specialised in the design of residential buildings, scholastic buildings and museum design. More recently the office has dealt with the transformation of two abandoned tunnels in Trento and is experimenting with solutions for other sites.
A former assistant at the Federal Polytechnic in Zurich, she lived [...]