The New York-based architect moved to the city on a part-time basis after winning a 2004 competition for the master plan and development CityLife, a new residential and commercial district just outside of Milan’s historic city center.
Exploring the ideas of interaction and perspective, Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has created an interactive installation at the Salone del Mobile for Swedish clothing brand COS that utilizes only mirrors, cones of light, and a specially composed soundtrack.
Benedikt Taschen loves design. Though the German publisher is sometimes better known for 'sexy' books'as some of his titles are cheekily referred to'he is the force behind scores of monographs on the world's most famous architects and fashion designers, and gorgeous limited editions on everyone from artist Ai Weiwei to James Bond.
The Milanese firm of CLS Architetti, founded in 1993 by Giovanna Cornelio, Massimiliano Locatelli, and Annamaria Scevola, has carved out a reputation for a modish modernismo style. Its portfolio includes fashion boutiques, offices, showrooms, apartments, and the Lia Rumma Contemporary Art Gallery in Milan (2009).