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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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World’s best contract projects featuring Valcucine kitchens

The latest spectacular celebration of the world’s best contract projects featuring Valcucine kitchens.  From a curved residential building in Hong Kong to Jean Nouvel’s “vision machine” in New York, from the redevelopment of a Warehouse in the crowded area of Southwark, London, to the private luxury houses of Sentosa Cove, Singapore, Valcucine and architecture fans […]

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“In my Ruhr sustainability has a steel heart”

Salvatore Giannella interviews German art historian, Roland Guenter. Dear Roland, I want to start our journey across the international community of architects, interior designers and scholars of various subjects from you, a German art historian.  My aim is to shed light on the evanescent path of sustainable development with practical examples and advice. I am […]

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V-Light: wellbeing in the kitchen

Light is essential in our life, not only because it helps to live in our environment safely and to carry out our daily activities at best, but also because it affects our mental and physical wellbeing; consistency in our biological wellness, visual fatigue, mood swings, concentration skills, sleep schedule… these are just few aspects on […]

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The “genius loci” and the kitchen in a country house

On the slopes of the Dolomites only a few kilometers away from Feltre, in a place that Virgil would have defined as locus amoenus, our partner L’Ambiente has been involved with the design of a recently renewed country house kitchen. The restoring process focused on enhancing Genius Loci, the “soul of the place” by bringing […]

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Cherry Orchard residence in Moscow with Valcucine kitchens

Cherry Orchard Residence named after Chekhov’s well-known play ‘The Cherry Orchard’, has a complex design with 8 buildings and its part of a major urban redevelopment project designed by John McAslan + Partners and interior design by Fortyfour. The practice’s international competition-winning design for this landmark mixed-use scheme is on the site of the legendary Mosfilm […]

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