Davide Macullo’s i-scapes are his logbook, his inquisitive colourful snapshots captured from curious glances. They are way of stripping away the prejudices and contamination found in everyday life, of investigating an instinctive world.Read More
The studio is a thinking instrument, a delicate balance of talents, energies and expectations that infuse every project, from sketch to site.
In this hive of activity, reams of sketches and models invade the space and mix together with the inking printers, making the choices and the changes.
It is the place of our architecture, where we experience the spaces we want to build.
It starts with the gestures of childhood. I imagine a child that raises his arms up high and lets them fall again theatrically in order to describe his house.
Like a primitive dance, with his body he carves out an atmosphere from the landscape, he defines his territory and builds his wall. This child has thought of an architecture.
Architecture is not bound to its author but to the emotions it can convey.
As you approach the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, you notice how such a simple thing as a grey stoned pathway can offer such a sense of lightness. It is like floating on air, losing your sense of gravity.Read more
You realise how a careful and refined manipulation of scale can transform an idea, making man feel like he is at the centre of the world.
The Treasury of Atreus in Greece. It is like taking a glimpse into a tomb.
The evocative power of the passage from life to death is rendered with an extraordinary refined synthesis through the union of a precise idea and the balanced execution of the work. The solid beauty of the structure ignites the ancestral emotions, evoking a sense of a return to the womb.Read more
In our work, we try to reveal the mysteries of a place by creating spaces that open both to the seductive horizons and the details in nature. It is a way to stimulate an intimate, introspective reaction.Read more
We can experience and enjoy the distant landscape by having a piece of it close to us; we can have the horizons in the details. It is calming and reassuring. There is no need to build spaces to look at, rather spaces where we can see different perspectives of ourselves.Read more
If your living space corresponds with how you feel, you have a sense of harmony with the environment. Living like this creates the gift of time and the sensation of living longer. When a person leaves a space forever, he leaves behind his traces. The space he occupied will be host to other lives.Read more
Objects, nature and buildings survive us and the brevity of life teaches us what our priorities should be.Read more
... I can still sense the flavour of the cosmopolitan streets of the great European Renaissance cities and ports that once put Europe at the centre of the world; a world of explorers and city founders.Read more