Category Archives: Restaurants

Restauro della Basilica Palladiana

Palladio’s Basilica in Vicenza is undergoing an intensive period of restoration. The stonework is being cleaned and repaired and the famous curving roof is being replaced. On a recent CiA visit it was possible to witness the individual sections being … Continue reading

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Loos Haus

In the years since our first visit to their Hotel-Restaurant the Steiner Family have, every Christmas, sent us a sprig of vegetation from the forest surrounding their building, better known to architects as the Khuner House by Adolf Loos. Guests … Continue reading

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CiA at IUAV Venice

CiA staffer Sally Stone and her co-author Graeme Brooker have just returned from the “Re-habituation of Interior Space” conference, which was held at the Università IUAV di Venezia in Italy. The theme of the conference was the remodelling and re-use … Continue reading

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Restaurant recommendation: ‘Da Ugo’ Rome

Continuity in Architecture demands good food – the sketch was supplied by Robert Evans of Evans Vettori Architects, Matlock direct from this atmospheric Roman trattoria.

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