Pier Luigi Nervi: Project and Structure


The Irish Architectural Archive and the Italian Institute of Culture Dublin currently have an exhibition that celebrates the work of Pier Luigi Nervi. Nervi’s Palazzetto dello sport, Rome The Italian engineer and architect Pier Luigi Nervi [1891-1979] was one of the master-builders of the twentieth century. The exhibition presents a selection of images produced by STUDIO VASARI, Rome, from original photographs commissioned by Nervi. … Read More

Uncluttered Architecture – Can House design reduce daily stress?


The Forbidden City, Beijing, China Economic crises. Revolutions. Globalization. Excessive information. Cosmopolitan lifestyle. For each individual all these crises play on our natural paranoia, and our own unique self-defences. Entering a building we desire a clean and peaceful atmosphere. We prefer clarity and harmony. So what can we do to defend out self from these stresses? An uncluttered architecture could … Read More

Champions League Architecture!


To commemorate the victory of Barcelona in this years Champions League, we will look at the architecture of the L’Estadi Camp Nou that was built between 1954 and 1957, and was due to be refurbished by British Architect Norman Foster. Although originally planned to be called Estadi del FC Barcelona, the more popular name Camp Nou was used.  It was designed by … Read More

Studio Negri exhibit at the RHA Annual event


Studio Negri Architects were honoured to have been invited this year to exhibit their work Urban Perspectives at the Royal Hibernian Academy’s Annual exhibition. Now in it’s 181st year, the RHA Annual exhibition returns once again with a record 585 artworks on exhibit at the RHA gallery, this Summer. The RHA Annual exhibition is the longest running and largest open submission exhibition in the … Read More

Venice Bienale 2010: People meet in Architecture


Dublin Architect Studio Negri Venice Bienale 2010: People meet in Architecture image

“The 2010 Architecture Biennale should be a reflection on Architecture,” says Director Kayzuyo Sejima of Japanese practice Sanaa, the Architects behind the recent New York Museum, and the Rolex Learning Center in Lausane. “The twenty-first century has just started. Many radical changes are taking place. In such a rapid-changing context, can architecture clarify new values and a new lifestyle for the present? Hopefully, this show … Read More

Lets Talk about Houses: When Art Speaks Architecture


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How can Architecture best respond to the need to provide a sense of cocoon? The theme of the 2010 Lisbon Architecture Triennale was LET´S TALK ABOUT HOUSES. The idea is to debate the question of housing, both literally and in a broader sense of housing in the world. The Cocoon in Architecture How can Architecture best respond to the need for a … Read More

Let’s Talk About Houses: Between North and South


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‘A House in Luanda’ (1st prize, competition), Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2010 The exhibition Let’s talk about houses: Between North and  South examined dwelling conditions and the new solutions found in the specific contexts of various regions around the world. With a broad span of commissioners, the exhibition examined the meaning of the specificity of place, the modernist legacy, and new solutions … Read More

Architecture of South African World Cup Stadia


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World Cup semi-final stadium in Cape Town [68,000 capacity] Table Mountain, Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean are the natural landmark features that form the skyline for the new Cape Town stadium. The architects and engineers involved (gmp – von Gerkan, Marg and Partners Architects, Berlin, Germany in cooperation with Louis Karol and Point Architects and Urban Designers) had the … Read More

Business and Finance – Ones to Watch: STUDIO NEGRI


Dublin Architect Studio Negri Business and Finance Article

This week’s Busines and Finance magazine identifies Studio Negri as an Architect and Design practice to watch. “Every scheme is regarded as a singular opportunity to achieve design ingenuity with a strong understanding of environmental and sustainable issues” Ones to Watch: STUDIO NEGRI What is it? Studio Negri is an architecture and design firm that undertakes a variety of commissions. Every scheme is regarded … Read More

Dublin architect STUDIO NEGRI appears in Plan Magazine


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This month’s edition of Plan Magazine selected STUDIO NEGRI as an emerging architect practice in Dublin. My aim is not to grow a large firm, I’d like to keep it small and do quality work. Image of FLI headquarters designed with Hennessy + Associates. Click here: http://www.planonline.ie/page/336