Uncluttered Architecture – Can House design reduce daily stress?

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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

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

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

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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

Remembering the Architecture of Andrea Palladio 1508-1580

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The exhibition “Andrea Palladio 1508-1580” is supported by the Embassy of Italy in Ireland, the Italian Cultural Institute, Dublin City Council and held in the Irish Architectural Archive gallery. It is an extension of the international exhibition “Palladio 500 Years” and presents a comprehensive picture of his work and features photographs of some of Palladio’s most significant buildings in the … Read More

British architect John Pawson’s House of Stone

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John Pawson’s House of Stone in Milan, which is constructed from stone blocks composed of 99% recycled granite, was visted by Dublin architect Studio Negri in April 2010. Pawson, along with leading stone craftsman Gabriele Salvatori, has taken off-cuts and converted them into beautifully textured stone patterns. The stone house was constructed in a sixteenth century courtyard in the Brera … Read More

Dublin Architect STUDIO NEGRI is shortlisted for the prestigious Europan prize

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2010: Dublin Architect STUDIO NEGRI is shortlisted for the prestigious Europan prize. Judges comments: ”The candidate strongly embeds his scheme in Ballymun. It is shown in the overall context of Ballymun and bravely extends the scheme beyond the site taking in the surroundings. It does the counter axis to the main street very well and connects the site to the adjacent park whilst giving a … Read More