Posts filed under 'Projects'

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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Wed 9.11.

Invisible Border by Mad Architects

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.11.2016

Invisible Border

Photographer: Moreno Maggi

“Architects usually creates borders by defining spaces – what is inside and outside, what is nature and the artificial – but today’s society already has too many invisible borders. As architects we should instead focus on how can we blur those borders and encourage interaction across them” – Ma Yansong

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Tue 8.11.

Hudson Guesthouse

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.11.2016

Hudson Guesthouse

Photographer: Scott Frances

The master plan for this four-acre hillside site outside of the Upstate New York town of Hudson includes a new guesthouse and pool adjacent to an existing contemporary home. The 20-foot-by-45-foot pool takes advantage of the property’s Hudson Valley views, while the guesthouse, nearly surrounded by a new meadow, forms an entry court with the main structure.

 

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