Mario Cucinella Architects special lesson for our LdM students

On February 23 the class of Sustainable Architecture by Prof. Andrea Parigi visited the office “Mario Cucinella Architects” with 10 students. The architect Alberto Bruno explained a couple of very interesting projects: The Nido d’infanzia Guastalla (http://www.mcarchitects.it/project/nido-d-infanzia-guastalla) and the Kuwait School in Gaza (http://www.mcarchitects.it/project/palestine-school) Two projects in which the attention towards sustainability and innovation of the architectonic…

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Interior Design meets Fashion

Have you ever wondered what it’s like for creatives from different fields to work together? Luckily, LdM is big on an interdisciplinary approach to learning. So when the students of Interior Design were asked to redesign the school’s Fashion Department, it was an opportunity welcomed by all. Even though, or maybe because, it is one…

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Secret design of Palazzo Vecchio

Can a tour of Palazzo Vecchio provide us with insight about interior design? Turns out it definitely can and those of us who participated in the tour of the building’s many hidden passages and secret rooms can attest to having discovered an unexpected thing or two about the changing needs and mentalities of urban dwellers….

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Public Space Design Survey

16 sept 2015 students of the course ARC269 Public Space Design with prof. Margherita Bagiacchi navigated towards their project site: the Florentines Lungarnos. The project is dealing with new public spaces on water and the title is ‘Reclaiming the Arno river space: towards a new water culture’.  

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Fondazione Renzo Piano – Field trip

Written by: Prof. Andrea Parigi, Prof. Giovanna Mattera & Prof. Alberto Morselli ——————————————————————————————————–     On April 17, LdM organized a field trip to the “Fondazione Renzo Piano” in Genoa, a place where students of architecture from different countries can have a direct experience of how a studio of an international level manages the development of…

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River Space Design: Which possible approaches?

2015.02.18 The lecture aimed to explore river space design possible visions. In the first part will be introduced arch. Ilaria Rondina’s Master Degree thesis project “Islands into the stream. City fragments drifting from Baltic to Black Sea and beyond” an ancient waterway regeneration through a programmatic floating architectural network and then will be focused on some case studies from…

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New project in architecture department

Last Friday LdM students of Architecture in its Environment, Sustainable Architecture and Public Space Design had a guided tour with their professors around the Parco delle Cascine for the launch of “River Space Design”, Spring 2015 joint project promoted by the Architecture Department.

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The Domestic Soundscape of the Mercato Centrale

Written by: Petia Stoykova LdM Interior Design major   —————————————————— Sound; a neglected feature that is rarely considered in the design of a space. Our sonic perception of the world and the area that we are in helps confirm our presence, which is necessary for self-relation as well as spatial awareness.   When working in…

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