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Posts tagged as 'Mario Botta'

Thu 10.11.

Church San Giovanni Battista by Mario Botta

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.11.2016 - Tagged as:

Church San Giovanni Battista by Mario Botta

Photographer: Enrico Cano

In 1986 an avalanche overwhelmed the small village of Mogno, Maggia Valley. The church San Giovanni Battista rises up on the site of the small 17th-century homonymous chapel and, though it preserves the relatively modest dimensions, it introduces a new image and a new language.

 

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'Divan' by Riccardo Arbizzoni for Riva 1920

‘Tra le Briccole di Venezia’ is a project initiated by the Italian manufacturer for high class solid wood furniture Riva 1920. 29 important figures in the world of design, of art and of fashion were invited to process an object that is an iconic part of the Venetian scene: the Briccole, the oak mooring posts that rise out of the lagoon. Eroded by the tides, the posts are given new life in the projects of these designers and transformed into objects of art and usage.

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