PALAZZO VALENTINI

DRA&U has participated in the development of multimedia path and project mapping of archaeological finds from the Roman Domus found below Palazzo Valentini in Rome. Il suggestivo percorso tra i resti di “Domus” patrizie di età imperiale, appartenenti a potenti famiglie dell’epoca, con mosaici, pareti decorate, pavimenti policromi, basolati e altri reperti, è stato supportato…

TEO CONTEMPORARY CENTER

PROJECT SUMMARY The project site is located along one of the most important streets of Malabo. The main idea of the project follows the study of topological folds which transforms uninterrupted vertical surfaces in horizontal ones and vice versa. This creates a dynamic contrast and a tension that reaches its best expression at the hall's entry and…

WITHER THEN RED

PROJECT SUMMARY The exhibition space of the shoe store Julius Caesar was conceived as an exhibition gallery, featuring display shelves of organic form. In the central area of the store it was placed the desk and sitting for the test items. The shelves are characterized by support elements in plexiglass, within the soul of the…

ISTANBUL DISASTER CENTER

PROJECT SUMMARY This project focuses on the realisation of a visually striking building representing a challenge to both traditional architecture and engineering. Given the primarily didactic nature of the new Centre, it was our belief that the main focus of the building should be to involve visitors. Our proposal focuses on the creation of an educational…

BOLZANO

PROJECT SUMMARY The project represents a unitary body with a strong architectural impact but synthetic in its image. The building is composed of four underground floors and eleven floors above ground having as a hub the central body with all the necessary services (technical, sanitary and vertical connections) around which the offices are developed to be…

MDRT 15

PROJECT SUMMARY This four-storey residential building is designed as a “compact block” divided into two equal parts and then shifted along the minor axis. In this way we created the space for vertical connection, where the condominium staircase was placed. The finishing of the steps is designed in red resin, an architectural detail standing out…

UNI-11

PROJECT SUMMARY The project is consist of construction single family house on three levels. We were not very respectful of the urban context, because our proposal is a very strong building impact and intentionally different with the Libyan traditional construction. The true value of this project is the utopian aspect. Posted within the urban context…

NEW AGING

Our firm has been invited to attend the conference NEW AGING at the Penn University in Philadelphia. It will be an opportunity to meet professionals from around the world, and discuss about a topic of great importance as that of accommodation for the elderly. The University of Pennsylvania School of Design and Matthias Hollwich announce…

ROSSI SUD CONTEST

DRA&U has been selected amongst the 5 architectural studios entering the second phase of the international challenge for the realization of the iconic building of the new fair centre of Latina. The jury has conferred to our proposal the second place ex equo. A result that cherishes the intense work of the research team realizing…

NEW AGING CONTEST

Our project proposal was awarded the Honorable Mention in the competition organized by Architizer site in collaboration with the Penn University. The University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, Architizer, and Matthias Hollwich announce that the jury has chosen the winning designs of the New Aging Award. The selected projects demonstrate progressive architectural and social advances…