“This is a strong reference to the archetype, one which is considered as the need to return to the origin of things.”—Lucia Barbara Galli
ROME, Italy—Jun 2018
A walled garden of golden shadows and black mirrors.
“Once these ancestral images are deposited in our unconscious they are emptied of their historical specificity.”—Ana Araujo
TRAPANI, Italy, Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, Sala Laurentina—Sep 2016
The coral cave is a refuge from the world.
LONDON, UK, Illuminum Fragrance—Apr 2015
Behind a portal in London, a small grey grotto.
ROME, Italy, Mondrian Suite—Apr 2014
A greenish dawn as seen from the depths of the river.
ROME, Italy—Mar 2013
Classical orders and golden proportions celebrate dust.
“In their unlikely arrangement the arches follow a spatial logic akin to the one of the picturesque garden. They trick your expectations; they point to another world.”—Ana Araujo
LONDON, UK, Sir John Soane's Museum—Sep 2014
The arch derived its figure from the Phallus.
MILAN, Italy—Apr 2012
The arch rediscovers value of connection and separation.
LONDON, UK, Victoria & Albert Museum—Aug 2011
Homage to Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970–90.
MARRAKECH, Morocco, Wallpaper* Architects Directory—Mar 2009
“The world’s 30 most talented young architectural practices.”
“Nella fase realizzativa si attua un processo di decantazione di segni così efficace che il linguaggio appare chiarito e rafforzato.”—Massimo Locci
ROME, Italy—Jan 2011
„Das Neue und das Alte kämen in dieser Wohnung.“
MILAN, Italy, Sergio Rossi / Wallpaper* Magazine—Apr 2010
“An exciting and significant collaboration for Wallpaper*.”
TAKARAZUKA, Japan, 野村工務店 Nomura Koumuten—Mar 2010
Timber structure, whitewashed walls, sloping pitched roof.
“It could be an observatory to contemplate one’s own soul. One’s own desires, own fears.”—Stefano Mirti and Gioia Guerzoni
PEMBROKESHIRE, UK—Oct 2011
An unconscious trip into the Norman legacy.
MELBOURNE, Australia—May 2009
The ruins of ancient Rome as fantastic visions.
MELBOURNE, Australia—Oct 2008
A story between two diverse formal identities.
NIMES, France—Jul 2008
A human landing stage on the edge of a natural border.
BARCELONA, Spain—Mar 2008
A curved wall jokes with the light.
PARMA, Italy—Jan 2008
The silence of a large nave.
ROME, Italy—Mar 2007
A house in the shape of a tower.
ROME, Italy—Nov 2007
Project for tower hotel on Rome’s Tiber embankment.
WESTON-SUPER-MARE, UK, RIBA / Urban Splash—Oct 2007
Landscape project for RIBA Birnbeck Island competition.
TRAPANI, Italy, University of Palermo—2002–1994
Projects for the Trapani Marina.