Abitare #584 tells about homes with atmosphere from one side of the Atlantic to the other, At Nottig Hill, in London, Gianni Botsford Architects designed the House of Garden, which replaces a 1960 bungalow and extends underground. more
In Lisbon, the Aurora Arquitectos studio has turned a former tannery dating from the 19th century into three flats that revive the abstract and geometric rigour of the Pombaline style. In New York, Work Architecture Company design on top of a historic building in Tribeca a penthouse: thanks to an optical strategy they fully respect a strict preservation. In New York has been also launched the cultural centre The Shed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, with a rolling translucent plastic shell which unfurls in five minutes to double the footprint of the venue. Focus on Turin – with the aerial reportage by Michele D’Ottavio, the launch of EDIT, a multifunctional centre with an innovative formula where eating, drinking and sleeping become interesting experiences, the new Fondazione Sardi per l’arte – and on the outdoor furnishings, which are increasingly becoming as cosy and cool as their indoor counterparts.