Somerset House, London

Gingerbread City

07 12 2019


Magical News!!! Matteo Cainer Architecture has been invited to participate at the GINGERBREAD CITY exhibition at Somerset House in London. Curated by Melissa Woolford - Museum of Architecture, the exhibition will run from the 7th of December till the 5th of January 2020. 

The project presented is Fee-fi-fo-fum, an enchanted park celebrating the ability of nature to redesign its own territory, its landscape, its meaning and its relationship with the constructed world. Inspired by the fairy tale of Jack and the Beanstalk....it connects humans to nature as a form of tactical creativity, one that will offer residents a new magical coexistence.

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Kardan University, Kabul

MCA shortlisted

04 11 2019


Fantastic News, MCA is one of the five shortlisted firms for the Campus Development project for Kardan University in Kabul, Afghanistan. The campus (15 hectares) will be a purpose-built project that not only will accommodate the various campuses within Kabul but will also be cognisant of the history, traditions and the cultural contexts.

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Designboom publication

TRANSCENDENCE

14 09 2019


Our speculative research project: TRANSCENDENCE on designboom!! -- a project that has been reverse engineered to offer the possibility of a deep metamorphosis, a machine for social evolution, one that initially might seem an Orwellian scenario but that has the potential to restore natural awareness, fight digital dementia, foster interior fulfilment, interaction and social collaboration

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The REEL House, Colorado USA

Project moves ahead

15 07 2019


The Reel House renovation/transformation project in Louisville, Colorado, enters the tender and construction phase.
The driving concept for the project is Cinematography both the way the film moves through the projector and how light permeates the film/apartment conveying movement and the passing of time. The key elements are the Cinematic Reel, the Projector and the film. 

The resulting project is a light-flooded, dynamic and welcoming house with fluid interior spaces that restore continuity and establish a dialogue with nature and the surrounding garden.

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