of Architecture



Alpi e patrimonio industriale

What does the industrial past of the Alps teach us?

The various studies contained in this volume explore differences and similarities in the protection of the industrial heritage in relation to the evolution of memory and the construction of the heritage in recent decades in the alpine world.

BSI Swiss Architectural Award 2016

Fifth edition 2014

Junya Ishigami, Japan


Diploma 2015. Topics of architecture

The 123 diploma projects proposed in 2015 by the students of the Mendrisio Academy of Architecture in the design studios run by Manuel and Francisco Aires Mateus, Walter Angonese, Michele Arnaboldi, Valentin Bearth, Martin Boesch, Mario Botta, Marianne Burkhalter and Christian Sumi, Antonio Citterio, Atelier Grafton, Quintus Miller, João Nunes and João Gomes, Valerio Olgiati, Jonathan Sergison.

Atlante Città Ticino 3. Comprensorio Bacino Ceresio

The Atlas is the outcome of the PNR 65 research on “Public Space in the ‘Città Ticino’ of Tomorrow”.

Form-Finding, Form-Shaping, Designing Architecture

During the last twenty years, the topic of form has become one of the most controversial issues in public and professional discussions about architecture. Hardly anyone reflected on this as intensely as the 2015 Pritzker Prize winner Frei Otto, whose concept of Form-Finding is aimed at preventing any processes of designing or shaping.