CoorItalia Stoneworks Design Blog

Italian Artist Reconstructed the Christian Basilica of Santa Maria di Siponto With Wire Mesh

Seven tons of steel, four thousand and 500 square meters of wire mesh and three months of work: these are numbers of a unique installation, designed by Italian artist Edoardo Tresoldi. The artist, 28 years old, originally from Rome, started using wire mesh to recreate figurative sculptures of humans and animals. However, as his works became popular, starting from this medium’s choice, he decided to rebuild the fascinating early Christian basilica of Santa Maria di Siponto. Through the help of...Read more

Happy International Women's Day from CoorItalia

CoorItalia wants to celebrate the day dedicated to women and to underline the achievements of Italian women in architecture and design with a special reading from Departures.          Read more

The 2016 NAHB International Builders' Show

  The NAHB International Builders' Show is happening in Las Vegas, Nevada, from January 19 through January 21. Considered the largest annual light construction show in the world, it attracts every year 50,000 visitors from more than 100 countries. The International Builders Show brings together the industry’s most important global manufacturers and suppliers as it represents the best events to showcases the latest products, materials and technologies involved in all types of buildings –...Read more

Alejandro Aravena received the 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize

As announced by the Hyatt Foundation, which sponsors the prize, Alejandro Aravena has received the 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize. Based in Santiago, Chile, Mr Aravena becomes the 41st laureate of the Pritzker Prize, the first Pritzker Laureate from Chile, and the fourth from Latin America, after Luis Barragán (1980), Oscar Niemeyer (1988), and Paulo Mendes da Rocha (2006).  "He practices architecture as an artful endeavor in private commissions and in designs for the public realm and...Read more

CoorItalia and Haiti Partners sharing the same goal to help children go to school in Haiti

“Develop schools that help children realize their potential while driving community development and lifelong learning.” On November 12, CoorItalia has proudly attended a cocktail event organized by Haiti Partners and hosted by Ken Linsteadt Architects in San Francisco. While CoorItalia team had the opportunity to mingle with other professionals in the industry and shared the same common values and goals, it has also learned that the donation made to Haiti Partners will help send the Class of...Read more