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.

Cunningham Street Residence by studiofour

The objective for Cunningham Street Residence is to preserve the heritage of the home while increasing spatial connections and functions suitable for contemporary living.

Caserío Azkarraga by BABELstudio & BONADONA Arquitectura

Located on a remote hillside between the Urkiola natural park and the Urdaibai biosphere reserve, the projects site is found slightly set apart from a cluster of historic farmhouses of the Barrio Aldana, a nucleus of listed buildings.

Outside-Inside Vessel by Yashika Munjal & Gaurav MK Wali

Inspired by wild grass, Outside/Inside gives the impression of growing from the surface it is kept on, bringing an outside piece of nature, inside. Using the material as is, it utilizes the natural properties of densely packed pine needles to grip the things put inside it.

Playpulse One by Ponti Design Studio

With remote working on the rise, our lifestyle has become even more sedentary. If we want to have a healthy body and a healthy mind, we need to exercise in ways that are engaging and entertaining.
Playpulse One fully integrates exercise and fun.

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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