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A good, new life for buildings and their inhabitants

Interview with Alessandro Bisagni, a pioneer in sustainable architecture. The abbreviation is abstruse (EPDB, which stands for Energy Performance of Building Directive) but the meaning of this important EU directive for homes is clear: buildings are key to our continent’s ecological transition, a fundamental piece of the puzzle being put together to achieve the New […]

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Valcucine in Budapest in the new Estorio space signed by este’r partners

Located in a stunning residential apartment, overlooking the Opera House, the new Estorio space is conceived not only as a showroom but also as a meeting and experience point, interior design pilot project and reference point to create complete turn-key furniture solutions. Valcucine appears in the new Estorio space in Budapest with a special selection […]

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Sustainability Beyond Space and Time

LEED Buildings in Milan Fuorisalone itinerary

As part of “Sustainability beyond space and time” during Milan Design Week (6-12 April 2022), Valcucine, with the patronage of Green Building Italia, presents “LEED Buildings in Milan”: a Fuorisalone itinerary through some of the most interesting LEED certified buildings in Milan. Milan together with Madrid, Stockholm, Frankfurt, Istanbul, is one of the five European […]

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Projects

Amazing project with a Genius Loci kitchen in Cape Town by Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design

For this amazing kitchen project our partner in South Africa, Valcucine Cape Town, collaborated with Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design, a Cape Town-based architecture practice with a strong focus on design that provides an integrated professional service encompassing master planning, architecture, interior architecture, construction supervision and interior design. This home embraces the beautiful natural landscape […]

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Looking for Food Heroes

After having interviewed German art historian, Roland Guenter, Salvatore Giannella went on to interview 44-year old Claudia Laricchia, Climate leader and manageress at the Future Food Institute. Dear Claudia, I’m meeting various experts in sustainable development to make this mythical goal less evanescent thanks to concrete examples and useful advice.We already know each other (in […]

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Rational elegance in Sao Paulo

On the outside, a volume of exposed concrete. On the inside, exceptionally large spaces characterised by rational elegance. We’re in Araçoiaba da Serra, in the state of Sao Paulo in Brazil, in a private home located in the prestigious “Lago Azul Residenziale e Golf Club” residential complex designed by the F:POLES architecture studio in collaboration […]

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