BAKU URBAN REGENERATION

DRA&U in collaboration with Union of Architects of Azerbaijan has launched a cooperation agreement on the redevelopment of the historic district of Baku city defined between Azerbaijan Avenue, Mirza Aga Aliyev, Nabat Ashrubekov and Nizami streets.

TURKISTAN MEDIA CENTER

PROJECT SUMMARY The winner of "Turkistan Architect Awards" in Media Center category, this project seeks to create a high-tech building complex for media, tracing the evolution of Islamic architecture elements to their modern interpretation; its intention is to establish a dynamic center designed for editing and transmitting accurate information simultaneously contributing to the cultural development…

DRA&U wins International competition

DRA&U has won the International competition “Turkistan Architect Awards” in the “Media Center” category. Turkistan Media Center was inspired by authentic architecture of Turkistan, tracing the evolution of Islamic architecture elements to its contemporary interpretation. Considering as starting point a rectangular prism, we studied its creative transformations through a focus on the ‘arch’  as the…

KENYA AFFORDABLE HOUSING

PROJECT SUMMARY The proposed project comprise an urban development model which is aimed at being realized in Kenya in order to provide affordable housing solutions to the population of the country. The outcome of an in-depth study on housing production, materials and construction methods in Kenya is that residential masterplan developed on a site of…

DRA&U @ Azerbaijan

YARAT Contemporary Art Space invites you to the architectural lecture devoted to the topic of “City As Organism”. This topic will be described by Giorgio Pini Principal Architect and founder of DRA&U and general director and director of new technology development of DRA&U Jonathan Arbib. “Cities change and it is impossible to stop this process…

DRA&U @ APICESDAY

NEW CULTURE OF CITIES “The city of the future: the concept, innovation, sustainability and socio-economic impact of the “smart city”. Comparative analyses of the ideas and experiences on the occasion of the third #apicesday, in Rome on 21 November 2018. An event promoted by Apices in partnership with the European Roma Foundation, the Italian Institute for…

NEW VISION FOR HOUSING IN KENYA

Considered as a country with the most interesting economy of the African continent, Kenya today is launching its own agenda for sustainable urban development aimed to tackle the problem of slums. DRA&U together with its partners ITARE and CONCRETE SOLUTIONS will present its development plan and housing solutions for Social and Affordable Housing to the…