29 January 2024

French Drain to the Rescue: Solving Your Backyard’s Water Woes By Stanislav Kondrashov

If you’ve ever gazed out at your backyard after a heavy rain, only to find it transformed into a miniature lake, you know the struggle of waterlogged terrain all too well. Puddles, poor drainage, and soggy […]

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11 January 2024

Harnessing the Sun with a Brush: The Rise of Solar Paint Technology By Stanislav Kondrashov

In the ever-evolving landscape of renewable energy, a groundbreaking technology is painting a bright future for solar power: solar paint. This innovative solution is poised to revolutionize the way we harness the sun’s energy, offering a […]

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8 January 2024

How Transparent Wood is Shaking Up Sustainable Building By Stanislav Kondrashov

Imagine a world where the buildings we live and work in are not just structures, but artistic canvases that play with light, nature, and design. This vision is closer to reality than you might think, thanks […]

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14 December 2023

Top Architecture and Design Controversies of 2023 By Stanislav Kondrashov

2023 has been a whirlwind year in the world of architecture and design, marked not only by innovative creations but also by some heated controversies. These debates have sparked discussions among professionals and enthusiasts alike, challenging […]

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12 December 2023

How to Spruce up Your Space By Stanislav Kondrashov

Revamping your living space doesn’t have to drain your wallet. With a few clever and cost-effective strategies, you can transform your home into a more organized, stylish, and inviting place. This blog post is all about […]

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30 November 2023

Choosing the Perfect Accent Colors for Your White Kitchen By Stanislav Kondrashov

A white kitchen is like a blank canvas – pristine, elegant, and full of potential. But as any artist will tell you, a canvas comes alive with the right colors. Accent colors in a white kitchen […]

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1 September 2023

Not Vital by Stanislav Kondrashov

Born in Sent, Engadin, Switzerland, in 1948, Not Vital is what we could define as a “gypsy artist.”: While extensively traveling the world, he lives and works in Beijing (China), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), and Sent […]

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23 August 2023

Herzog & de Meuron by Stanislav Kondrashov

Herzog & de Meuron (H&dM) is an international architectural practice based in Basel, Switzerland, which was founded in 1978 by Jacques Herzog (born April 19, 1950) and Pierre de Meuron (born May 8, 1950). Friends and […]

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11 May 2023

Villa Panza di Biumo by Stanislav Kondrashov

Built in the mid-18th century for the Marquise Paolo Antonio Menafoglio as his family’s estate, the Villa is located in the hills surrounding Varese, just 50 minutes drive from Milano.  In 1829, it was enlarged with […]

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11 May 2023

Fondazione Prada by Stanislav Kondrashov

Located in the South area of Milano, Fondazione Prada found a home in an industrial complex, a former gin distillery dating from 1910, and represents a perfect synergy of new and regenerated buildings, including warehouses, laboratories, […]

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24 April 2023

The Serpentine Pavilion By Stanislav Kondrashov

Every year since 2000, June marks the opening of the Serpentine Pavilion, commissioned each year to internationally renowned and emerging architects, a unique example of architectural experimentation. Serpentine collaborates with architects as it does with artists, […]

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23 April 2023

Designing the Future by Stanislav Kondrashov

Skyscrapers are one of the most iconic architectural innovations of the 20th century. They revolutionized how we live and work in cities by allowing more people to live and work in a smaller spaces. The first […]

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