Archinect - News 2017-07-27T04:41:05-04:00 Studio Fuksas designs the New Rome/EUR Convention Centre, the largest building built in Rome in over 50 years Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-03-21T12:19:00-04:00 >2017-03-21T13:15:37-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>EUR, a business district in Rome developed in the 1930&rsquo;s under the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini, is filled with the heroic modernism, otherwise known as Rationalism, of the Fascist era. Now the area will host a new building designed to echo the stark geometry of its context.&nbsp;The &euro;239 million New Rome/EUR Convention Centre, which is designed by Studio Fuksas, is the largest building built in the Eternal City in over 50 years, and is expected to bring in &euro;300-400 million per year to the city.</p><p>Within the main, large rectangular structure, &ldquo;The Cloud&rdquo; comprises an organic shape that will contain an auditorium. Adjacent to the main space is &ldquo;The Blade&rdquo;, a tall tower housing a new hotel.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>From the architects:</strong></p><p><em>Located south of the city&rsquo;s core, in the business district of EUR, the complex follows the simple orthogonal lines of the surrounding 1930s rationalist architecture.&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>The spaces surrounding the centre will serve as two public squares. Integral to the new complex and the neighbourhood,...</em></p> Meet the Dynamic Duo Behind Architecture Firm Fuksas Archinect 2014-05-01T15:16:00-04:00 >2014-05-06T22:14:35-04:00 <img src="" width="426" height="639" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A key element of his success is that for much of his career, he hasn't been doing the work alone: In a field that often relegates women to the background, the Fuksas firm is a shared enterprise, run in tandem with Doriana Fuksas, his wife since 1981. "Maybe we're complementary," says Doriana (n&eacute;e Mandrelli). "We love the same things, the same feelings and moods&mdash;just in a different way. I'm much more pop; he's more classic."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Shenzhen Airport Terminal 3 by Studio Fuksas opened Justine Testado 2013-11-29T14:38:00-05:00 >2013-12-03T09:42:21-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Reaching completion within three years, Studio Fuksas' Terminal 3 at the Shenzhen Bao&rsquo;an International Airport in Guangdong, China will begin operation starting today, Nov. 28. [...] Studio Fuksas is also working on two additional stages for the airport's expansion, expected to be complete in 2025 and 2035.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> <em>Images &copy; Studio Fuksas</em></p> FUKSAS wins Chengdu Tianfu Cultural and Performance Centre competition Archinect 2012-12-20T14:12:00-05:00 >2013-01-20T07:08:36-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="293" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas have won the international competition for the construction of the first cultural center in the city of Chengdu. This city is the capital of Sichuan province and was hit by a terrible earthquake in 2008.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> Studio Fuksas has other projects still going on in China and precisely in Shenzhen: the Guosen Tower and the Terminal 3 of the Bao'an International Airport that will be completed by next summer. Besides these projects Studio FUKSAS is preparing to realize this new one in the People&rsquo;s Republic of China whose worth is 1 billion and 200 million yuan (150 million euro). The cultural complex consists of four buildings of elliptical shape with a spiral structure. The design concept is inspired by ancient symbol of the city of Chengdu (a circle with a sun with rays spiral) and demonstrates the willingness of the Chinese community to look at the future, focusing on art and culture.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> The project of Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas was conceived as a ...</p> Fuksas chosen to redesign LA's Beverly Center Archinect 2012-06-07T13:19:00-04:00 >2012-06-19T18:52:45-04:00 <img src="" width="500" height="373" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Beating out shortlisted competition including John Friedman Alice Kimm and Brooks+Scarpa, Italian firm Studio Fuksas has been awarded the commission to revamp the Beverly Center, the legendary (not to mention, ahem, aesthetically challenging) high end shopping mall in Beverly Hills.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>