Thomas Phifer: light as an essential element of the project.

Thomas Phifer is a New York architect who lived in Rome for a short time. During his career he had the opportunity to build various exhibition structures and some private homes. Although the factors involved in designing a museum structure are very different from those of a private home, it is possible to find some recurring traits in Phifer’s architecture. Two of these are certainly the great attention to the choice of materials and the use of light as a real design element.

Silvia Camporesi: the art of photographing one’s own art

Actually the interview with Silvia Camporesi was carried out a few months ago. One of the reasons we publish it today is certainly the fact that with this interview we wanted to mark the beginning of a slow mutation of The Tree Mag: from a magazine of architecture to a place where you can find a vantage point on certain aspects of contemporaneity.

San Nicolas apartment by BABELstudio

The project of San Nicolás, located in one of the most emblematic streets of the Old Quarter of Bilbao, is conceived to create a bright and flexible family home for a mother and her two young kids.

Ledding Library by Hacker Design Team

The new 18,000-square-foot Ledding Library occupies a unique position at the edge of downtown Milwaukie, Oregon, between a wetland natural area, a city park, and City Hall.

PIVÅ Tables by Kauppi & Kauppi

PIVÅ by Karl Andersson & Söner is an extensive family of sculptural steady tables, inspired by majestic trees and the shape of the transition where the trunk meets the ground.

Emerge by LAYER

BEOSOUND EMERGE is a super slim, sculptural speaker with a small footprint that belies its impressive acoustic output. It was designed to sit seamlessly on a shelf in the home alongside domestic objects.

Lorenzo zandri: photographing the human dimension of the project.

Lorenzo Zandri was born in Rome in 1992. He is a young photographer who trained as an architect and preferred to build images rather than things.
Today, for both work and personal related reasons, he lives between Paris and London and travels play a great role in his work. Lorenzo Zandri has a cultured style explicitly turned to the past, but all this is not the aim of his work but only the means to discover the human dimension of the subjects he portrays.

The magical realism of Aldo Amoretti

Aldo Amoretti is an architect who at some point in his life decided to change his profession and to find a link with architecture from a completely different point of view, that of the photographer.

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