Posts Tagged 'Sustainability'

MM ZeroC02 Roof Extension wins Planning Approval

  Marcel Mauer’s zero carbon roof extension and interior refurbishment of a light industrial warehouse in Dalston, London won planning permission in February 2018. The news has arrived after a long planning negotiation. In the words of Antonio Pisano, director… read more

The Grand Budapest Museum

With the digital art community growing rapidly and the knowledge transfer offered by cloud based technology, the brief for a modern and contemporary art museum in Budapest initially left us somewhat sceptical. Far from being against building museums, our criticism was specifically based… read more

Former Military Area Regeneration – Ex Polveriera

Just outside the historical exagonal perimeter of the old city of Reggio Emilia, in Northern Italy, a former military area is being converted into a mix use civic centre. The area was originally chosen as the practice field for the cavalry… read more

Back to the Park

    In partnership with CAIRE Urbanistica, Marcel Mauer Architecture developed the New Urban Plan for the town of Nichelino in the outskirts of Turin, Italy. Our on going collaboration with a leading European urban planning firm has given us… read more

Sustainable School Design

This design entry for two public schools in the town of Merano, in Trentino Italy focused on social, urban and symbolic relevance of the school within its community. The asymmetry of the site has been used to our advantage to… read more

Double bridge on the Italian Alps

In this competition entry for the new bridge and car park design for the town of Moena in Trentino our objective was to minimise the impact on wildlife and biodiversity. We achieved that by leaving the river banks untouched and,… read more

Paper Mill Conversion Masterplan

During 2009 we collaborated with CAIRE Urbanistica to design the conversion masterplan of a disused papermill factory in Ormea, Piemonte, Italy. The factory, dating back to the 1830s, is perceived as part of the landscape and our brief was to design a… read more

Weapons Decommissioning Plant – Education Facility Masterplan

In 2011 we were asked to produce a concept masterplan for the partial conversion of a military weapons decommissioning plant into a higher education masterplan for high level security logistics and health and safety. The base is located in a… read more

World Expo 2015, students workshops @ Politecnico di Milano

In 2012 Marcel Mauer Architecture was invited by EXPO 2015, Ghigos Studio and Politecnico di Milano to run a series of workshops on the design of theme pavilions as part of the World Expo 2015 Masterplan.

With Keith Clarke

                This article was orginally written by Marcel Mauer in 2011 for Building Magazine but got never published. MM: Equality in the construction industry is finally being addressed but we are still far… read more

Antonio Pisanò

Architect, co-founder and director of Marcel Mauer Architects in London; partner of Caire-Urbanistica in Italy. Antonio has a vast experience in the UK and overseas markets with residential, hospitality, office and mixed-use projects designed and built in the UK, Italy… read more