fuksas studio visit
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dec 31, 2010

fuksas studio visit

fuksas studio in rome, italy image © designboom

designboom recently visited the studio of fuksas, one of the most prolific firms in italy with projects all around the world. headed by massimiliano and doriana fuksas, the rome-based practice has worked on designs ranging from retail space to urban master plans. focused on exploring spatial and formal problem solving, fuksas’ buildings, exhibitions, and products communicate bold elements with innovative and contemporary design.

image © designboom

located blocks from the tiber, the studio is housed in an old courtyard building that has been renovated by massimiliano fuksas. much of the original character of the space has been preserved with exposed structural beams and textured walls retrofitted with modern additions. separated in to a number of different studios for specific projects, the spaces facilitate a focused working environment with five to fifteen people in each. an external corridor circumscribing the courtyard connects the individual studios together.

model of the ‘piedmont region headquarters’ (left) in turin, italy and rome’s ‘congress center’ (right) image © designboom

interior view of the ‘congress center’ model image courtesy fuksas architecture

construction shot image courtesy fuksas architecture

image © designboom

model workshop image © designboom

past site and massing models on the wall image © designboom

image © designboom

image © designboom

model of ‘europark 1’ in salzburg, austria (1994) image © designboom

image courtesy fuksas architecture

image courtesy fuksas architecture

meeting room image © designboom

‘zouhria’  for alessi in the foreground to see more images of the product, click here image © designboom

image © designboom

(left) exposed wooden beams in the ceiling (right) exterior walkway connecting the different studios images © designboom

courtyard space image © designboom

doriana o. mandrelli in her studio portrait © designboom

  • wow! a dream studio!

    do says:
  • pffff, beside spaces full of his own ego, hes not going to became an inmortal….

    an ex-worker says:
  • Beautiful behind the scenes images.

    Fred says:
  • nothing interesting here at all, and certainly not his wife. What is this? people magazine. Let’s focus on less on fame (mafia based) and more on real architecture.

    archic says:
  • @archic what are you talking about? poor stupid guy..

    err says:
  • Fuksas is the best Italian architect and his wife is a close collaborator. Maybe he does not wish her to be a public person, as most magazines show only his pictures.

    Rebecca says:
  • Falco u r a VIP now!
    Who’s sitting at my ex-desktop???

    the mailman says:

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