Archinect - News 2014-10-31T18:15:33-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/66715658/the-domus-ipad-app-maintains-an-impressive-5-star-rating-six-months-after-launch The Domus iPad app maintains an impressive 5-star rating six months after launch Archinect 2013-02-08T12:59:00-05:00 >2013-02-12T16:38:18-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/61/615nqlyhub3mmu2c.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Started in Italy in 1928 by Gio Ponti, <a href="http://www.domusweb.it/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Domus</a> has established itself as one of the most respected, and longest-running architecture &amp; design publications. It is refreshing to see that it has also been able to embrace new technology in such a graceful way, as seen in their new iPad app. An almost 5 out-of 5 stars after numerous reviews is almost unprecedented for a new app!</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2u/2uqhy9ib967x3mmg.jpg" title=""><br><em><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; This article is brought to you by <a href="http://www.domusweb.it" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Domus</a></strong></em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8r/8rrukwn3l063evy7.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Domus initially unveiled the new iPad app in Venice, at the Biennale, on August 28th 2012, complementing the existing magazine, website, apps and social media channels.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cb/cbljh1uljet2sdul.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The Domus app presents each magazine issue in a format optimized for the digital tablet experience. Adding to the text and images found in the print magazine, the app offers exclusive interviews and videos, behind-the-scenes footage, amazing architecture photography, as well as interactive diagrams and features.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ad/ad5561sqoinxwh74.jpg" title=""></p> <p> T...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/36830257/via-domus-intelligent-architecture-for-current-times Via Domus; Intelligent architecture for current times Orhan Ayyüce 2012-02-03T22:30:00-05:00 >2012-02-05T15:54:00-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4y/4yrxi1tx444u4jm4.jpg" width="514" height="337" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The project of Lacaton-Vassal-Druot is a brilliant contemporary example of working within built-up heritage, solving with an exceptional industrial and even adaptable solution the problem which many European cities face.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://put.edidomus.it/domus/binaries/imagedata/big_373168_3698_web_006.jpg"></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://put.edidomus.it/domus/binaries/imagedata/big_373168_1303_web_0034.jpg"></p> <p> <br> While European cities present very low demographic growth today, they have extraordinarily urban and even agriculturally built environments. Adding to these circumstances circumstances certain environmental and social sustainable values, and bearing in mind the current economical situation, you can reach the conclusion that the re-use existing built patrimony &ndash; obsolete after new and continuous social, economic and technological changes &ndash; is a need. In this context, French architects Anne Lacaton &amp; Jean Philippe Vassal have been developing an uncommon philosophy marked by their interest in preservation and social living improvement refurbishments, very far from the professional positioning of most reknown architects.</p>