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…

NESSIE

PROJECT SUMMARY "When someone says: I’m able to do this too, it means that he is able to re-do it otherwise he would have done it before." Bruno Munari KEY DATA YEAR2010PROGRAMProduct design, TechnologyTYPEDirect CommissionCLIENTPrivate ClientLOCATIONAlbano Laziale, ItalyPROJECT TEAMGiorgio Pini, Simone Luciani, Yana Ivanova jQuery(document).ready(function() { jQuery("#box_image_matching").unitegallery({ tiles_type:"justified", tiles_min_columns: 4, lightbox_show_numbers: false, tile_enable_icons: true, lightbox_slider_control_zoom:false,…

AESCULAPIUS NEW HEALTHCARE

PROJECT SUMMARY The new innovative health facility in Albano Laziale is conceived as a glazed volume contained within a capsular structure. The “capsule” is composed of diamond-shaped aluminium panels, which can open and close according to solar orientation and the health activities carried out inside. The building is equipped with solar panels and an open…

LATINA ROSSI SUD

PROJECT SUMMARY The Rossi Sud complex is a former industrial area in Latina, Italy that is undergoing upgrades, such as a new mixed-use fairground building. Inspired by the intricacies of shells, the structure features a smooth, continuous exterior surface with a complex network of chambers inside which are hidden under the facade. The large fairground…

PALAZZO VALENTINI

PROJECT SUMMARY Archaeological multimedia tour was achieved through Projection mapping of archaeological findings in the Roman Domus that is the basement of Palazzo Valentini. The seat of the Province of Rome. KEY DATA YEAR2010PROGRAMEducational, Museum, TechnologyTYPEDirect CommissionCLIENTMizar srlLOCATIONRome, ItalyPROJECT TEAMSimone Luciani MEDIA YOUTUBE jQuery(document).ready(function() { jQuery("#box_image_matching").unitegallery({ tiles_type:"justified", tiles_min_columns: 4, lightbox_show_numbers: false, tile_enable_icons: true, lightbox_slider_control_zoom:false, lightbox_show_textpanel:…

BION

PROJECT SUMMARY "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift." A. Einstein Biodynamic cultivation draws its inspiration from the ideas of Rudolph Steiner; ideas that envisage sustainable systems for agriculture and therefore for the…

WINE’S MUSEUM

PROJECT SUMMARY “The dynamics of line and surface define the templates that create architecture and organisations. In the making of form it is not only shape that counts but the rules and interior logic by which such contours are derived”- Cecil Balmond. The approach for this project is to accept as irreducible the notion of…

TECHNOTOWN

PROJECT SUMMARY Nature and technology merge together at Technotown, an innovative science centre for kids in Rome, inside the beautiful setting of Villa Torlonia garden. Technotown is a scientific playroom for kids from 8 to 18 years old, and here the young learners have to interact with modern technologies, such as chroma-key, motion capture and…