The Facade: the role and autonomy of the face - text by Marco Casamonti - photo by Pietro Savorelli

Facade Anthology - edited by Laura Andreini - texts by Bjarke Ingels, Alberto Campo Baeza, Massimiliano Fuksas, Cherubino Gambardella, Kengo Kuma, Sauerbruch Hutton, Cino Zucchi

letture critiche/critical lectures
Jambs, Lintels and Sills - text by Alberto Campo Baeza -When the walls were load-bearing walls, when the walls were thick, crevices, windows and doors were openings formed by jambs, lintels and sills.

scenari di architettura/architectural scenario
Vector Architects/Seashore Library - text by Vector Architects - photo by He Bin, Hal Chen, Shengliang Su, Xia Zhi
UUfie /Ports 1961 Shanghai - text by Uufie - photo by Shengliang Su
Sauerbruch Hutton/Two New Ludgate - text by Sauerbruch Hutton - photo by Jan Bitter
Omniview/ One Kleomenous - text by Omniview - photo by Omniview
OMA/Garage Museum of Contemporary Art - text by OMA - photo by OMA, John Paul Pacelli,
Yuri Palmin, Timur Shabaev MIA Design Studio/Pure Spa - text by MIA Design Studio - photo by Hiroyuki Oki
J. Mayer H. Architects/Sonnenhof - text by Elena Franzoia - photo by David Franck
Diller Scofidio + Renfro/The Broad - text by Diller Scofidio + Renfro - photo by Iwan Baan
Archea Associati/Facade of Nuovo Stadio di Udine - text by Marco Casamonti - photo by Archea Associati
Tropical Space/Termitary House - text by Ngo Ly Kha - photo by Hiroyuki Oki
Ateliers Jean Nouvel/One Central Park - text by Ateliers Jean Nouvel - photo by Roland Halbe
Kengo Kuma Associates/Daiwa Ubiquitous Building - text by Kengo Kuma Associates - photo by Takumi Ohta, SS Tokyo
Snøhetta/Deloitte Headquarter Barcode B.10.1 - text by Snøhetta - photo by Ivan Brodey, Stian Schioldborg, Snøhetta
Next Office/Sharifi-ha House - text by Next Office - photo by Parham Taghioff, Salar
Motahari, Majid Jahangiri Jun Aoki & Associates/ Louis Vuitton Store - text by Jun Aoki & Associates - photo by Daici Ano
Tadao Ando Architect & Associates/Roberto Garza Sada Centre for Arts, Architecture and Design - text by Tadao Ando Architect & Associates - photo by Shigeo Ogawa

letture critiche/critical lectures
Between reality and communication: the maschera text by José Pedrerinho

facade bibliographical journey
edited by Aldo De Poli

itinerario contemporaneo/contemporary itinerary
Ljubljana and Slovenia edited by Matteo Chelazzi

esiti concorsi/competitions
text by Alessandro Massarente

recensioni mostre e libri/exhibition and book reviews
texts by Aldo De Poli, Federica Arman, Massimiliano Azzolini, Silvia Avanzi, Cecilia Bianchi, Lorenzo Bonfietti, Matteo Casanovi, Claudio Dolci, Alessandro Massera, Umberto Minuti, Carmine Piscopo

new media
edited by Monica Bruzzone

Seashore Library

area 142 | facade

The library is located along the seashore of China Bohai Bay. The design key point is focused on exploring the co-existing relationship of the space boundary, the movement of human…

The Facade: the role and autonomy of the face

area 142 | facade

Archea Associati, Tango Disco, Beijing. Photo by Pietro Savorelli. During the Renaissance, a building‘s facade acquired autonomy and importance that went beyond the building‘s sense of necessity; whereas in the…

Ports 1961 Shanghai

area 142 | facade

Located at a major high-end commercial district at the intersection of Changde Road and Nanjing West Road in Shanghai, a new facade is created for the fashion house Ports 1961’s…

The Broad

area 142 | facade

photo by: Iwan Baan Dubbed “the veil and the vault,” the museum’s design merges the two key programs of the building: public exhibition space and the archive/storage that will support…