September 2021

As of this exclusively on-line edition, l’Arca International’s publishing staff provides monthly news and updates about new projects worthy of a briefly and succinct mention. All readers can contribute by sending projects and images to

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped, Paris, 1961-2021, Paris, 2021

Press Conference MDO.MONTECARLO PRIZE 2022, Milano, ADI Design Museum

Tadao Ando Architect & Associates (TAAA), Bourse de Commerce - Pinault Collection, Paris


MAJOR CHANGES by Cesare M. Casati

There can be no doubt that the millennium that began just over twenty years ago has clearly announced that century we are living in will most definitely be characterised by major changes.


EARTH300, a nuclear-powered ship 

"Dream of Winter Gondola” by Philippe Starck

Showroom Lualdi, Milan, project by Piero Lissoni

Firstly, a change in the health system after medical science and social politics were caught out right across the planet and, secondly, a global understanding and awareness that everybody must change their manufacturing and energy systems otherwise the entire planet’s climate will be unbearable for future generations.


Arawn, the design collection of acoustic frames by CLIPSO

Ragno’s collaboration to renew a Apfelhotel in South Tyrol, project noa* 

Studio Fuksas,  Capsule Collection 2021, by Zambaiti Parati 


Fortunately, technological-scientific progress is tackling these disturbing states of affairs and will undoubtedly help us first to coexist with these issues and then to overcome them, limiting the sacrifices mankind will have to make as we are asked to modify our lifestyles and the comfort levels we are so used to.  Read all

Mario Cucinella Architects,  TECLA – Technology and Clay 

Genius Loci, at l'Ange Volant, by Gio Ponti

Cristina Rubinetterie, Foil Series by Mario Pisati