Dossier: Mei Architecten / Gnome parking garage, Almere

The work of Dutch office mei is smart and complex. While their buildings immediately attract attention, they also spring from a deep reflection on programming and identity, urban life and the need of communities

Metaphorical greenery shapes the experimental facade of this garage. A project about public  character for an equipment, architectural joy and hi-tech manufacturing

Calup / DARK MATTERS / a project of urban regeneration through culture

Calup invites you to Caimatei 10 exhibit- party to experience three floors of installations, visual art and party in the darkness, through a game of light and sound. 
 DARK MATTERS is a punctual intervention in Bucharest’s cultural landscape which opens the space of an inaccessible sumptuous villa. 
 Nocturna Collective gathers forces with Calup team for the first reveal of one of Bucharest’s monuments, Caimatei 10 villa, where art will merge with night life

Taking the totalitarian city for a walk

Barcelona’s La Rambla is split in about three places. Half of the medieval centre disappears.
Cerdà’s extension loses, as percent, fewer surfaces, but it’s enough to have no kind of continuity and stop working as an urban system. Right behind this mad axis and the concrete curtains, fragments of blocks from the famous grid or of the historic fabric are left.

Taking the Totalitarian City for a Walk

Text: Ștefan Ghenciulescu, Bogdan Ilie, Dan Achim

Barcelona’s La Rambla is split in about three places. Half of the medieval centre disappears. Cerdà’s extension loses, as percent, fewer surfaces, but it’s enough to have no kind of continuity and stop working as an urban system. Right behind this mad axis and the concrete curtains, fragments of blocks from the famous grid or of the historic fabric are left.

 

The conversion of a former military port in St. Petersburg

90  New Holland, St. Petersburg: The City within the City
>  The conversion of a former military port in St. Petersburg
Text: Cosmin Caciuc