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dIYtABLETsUPPORT
dIYtABLETsUPPORT

the very first idea was to make an homemade tablet support. adjustable to each size and format and adaptable to every base support like a bed, a table, a beside table etc… simple to build and cheap. with just a few elements that you can easily find in your hardware shop. modularity and manual assembly […]

wHEREaREtHEbOOKS
wHEREaREtHEbOOKS

14-12-2011 FIRENZE “Vengo a conoscenza di A to B attraverso un tweet di CTRLZARCH e mi sembra bella l’idea di far viaggiare un libro, un libro è un oggetto prezioso sempre e immaginarlo in viaggio, zingaro oggetto passare di mano in mano lo impreziosisce ancor di più. Poi non ho saputo più nulla del gipsybook. […]

FROMaTObONx
FROMaTObONx

FROM a TO b ON x un projet de @iomanuele + @ctrlzarch Il y a une semaine environ  j’envoyai un mail à mes contactes pour leur proposer de venir récupérer chez moi, si intéressés, quelques bouquins et magazines d’architecture dont je me défaisais. manuele m’a repondu qu’il ne pouvait pas passer sur paris pour chercher deux […]

CTRLZ Architecture | new book and other publications
CTRLZ Architecture | new book and other publications

A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing. Oscar Wilde We have already presented here the book bRACKET [oN fARMING] that contained our project ager- agri and today we would like to share with our followers a […]

bRACKET [oN fARMING]
bRACKET [oN fARMING]

few month ago we submitted our project ager- agri for  bracket competition [on farming] #1 ager- agri deals with seeding architecture in order to recreate e sort of self-sufficient eco-system of vegetables and food ressources. Given the interest of the land owner in agricolture, animals and nature, we started thinking about the cohabitation of differents […]

CTRLZ Architecture to build the first shopping mall for #openculture in #Madrid
CTRLZ Architecture to build the first shopping mall for #openculture in #Madrid

We are glad to announce that CTRLZ Architectures has been chosen to design the renovation project for the old Cinemas of Plaza del Carmen in Madrid (image above). For the past few years, we have been deeply involved in open culture diffusion and we strongly believe in architecture as a creative commons production. This is […]

fORaLLtHEcOWS
fORaLLtHEcOWS

What if the very idea of growth—accumulating riches, destroying the environment and worsening social inequality—is a trap? Maybe we need to aim to create a society that is based on quality not quantity, on cooperation and not competition. Serge Latouche And finally the economical smash came to make the world better. We can clearly see […]

wishes for 2010
wishes for 2010

Centinaia di foto Fatte dal balcone Allo stesso edificio Incentinaia di sere diverse A Parigi Sovrapposte Animate Buon Anno Dicono che il 2010 sia l’anno del mondo nuovo…

kKD LAMP
kKD LAMP

what if your lamp was some thing like . . . a BALL . A soccerball ! more you hit more it gets brighter having fun with friends saving energy ! check the pdf  

iNFL[atable]ACTION
iNFL[atable]ACTION

un’ istallazione che mette alla prova concentrazione e stabilità. il rapporto diretto di azione/reazione, la risposta del suolo che conosciamo ancor prima di mettere un piede a terra, il semplice camminare, la certezza di poter impiegare sguardo e concentrazione ad altro,  perdono il loro automatismo. check the pdf   TufanoStudio25

bANDAR’S vILLA
bANDAR'S vILLA

Preliminary study for Prince Bandar’s villa in Saudi Arabia (4 500 square meters). Credits: Francesco Cingolani, Pierluigi Bucci. http://immaginoteca.blogspot

iNFOPOINT
iNFOPOINT

Info point is constituted by two re-used cargo containers (1) staying in front of each other in order to create a small public square into the bigger one Piazza Castello. This configuration allows to define between the containers a human scaled wooden platform (2) for citizens where one can sit, meet people and keep informed […]

hABITER
hABITER

This theoretical work explores new ideas for landscape and architecture moving from a preliminary totally abstract study. Starting from the topical issue of connectivity, first step consist of an intellectual speculation on this concept. Connectionism is an approach in the fields of artificial intelligence, cognitive psychology and neuroscience. It models mental and behavioral phenomenas as […]

jOYA [wHITEcUBE]
jOYA [wHITEcUBE]

dans un espace de taille réduite l’emplacement du double lit , encaissé dans une plateforme de 70 cm de hauteur permet une circulation bouclant la pièce. un tapis blanc ouatée transforme la plateforme en nuage touffu et évanescente dans la quelle le lit n’est apercevable que ras du sol. un baldaquin en fi ls de […]

eXPRESATE!!
eXPRESATE!!

¡EXPRESATE! es un proyecto donde confluyen arte, arquitectura y nuevas tecnologías de la comunicación. Se trata de un lienzo gigante desplegado en la fachada del edificio. Dicha superficie está concebida como una pantalla interactiva, un espacio virtual a disposición de la ciudad y de los ciudadanos. Los habitantes de Madrid, así como de otras partes […]

sENTIR vERT
sENTIR vERT

FAV Montpellier Une jeune plante aromatique = 10cm x 10 cm = 100 cm2 = 0,20 euros 1000 euros = 1000 / 0,20 = 5000 jeunes plantes aromatique 5000 jeunes plantes = 10cm x 10 cm = 100 cm2 x 5000 = 500000 cm2 = 50 m 2 d’architecture vive, étonnante, curieuse, écologique, utile, échangeable, […]

hI cYCLING sYSTEM
hI cYCLING sYSTEM

As an answer to cope with a very particular geographic localisation, with a desertic environmental context, with a very symbolic and sacred site, this project represents first of all a new experience for the humans. Climbing by their own means in very precarious conditions, facing the vacuum and consequently their fear in front of the […]

CTRLZ LIGHTS U UP!
CTRLZ LIGHTS U UP!

Collecting pictures day by day (or night by night) to get the real lighting for each window in order to have the entiere scenario turned on/off. then, enjoy. get the pdf version

aGER-aGRI
aGER-aGRI

This is a proposal for a single house (about 80 square meters) situated on the top of a hill just behind the city of Ancona (in the center of Italy). The site is located in a park classified area. Parco del Conero is a nature sanctuary extending for 5800 hectares of protected area, with places […]

London.Breath.S
London.Breath.S

Scientists think that ice will probably disappear from the North Pole for the first time by this summer 2008 due to the global warming. We would like to express our solidarity with the hungry ‐ and probably angry ‐ polar bears that will soon reach our lands (?) trying to find some dry land and […]

Born
Born

CTRLZ architectures is an architecture collective founded in 2007, based in Paris and formed by Francesco Cingolani and Massimo Lombardi.