Dec.2020__ The project for ASA HQ has been awarded the Surface Design Awards for beast project in the Workspaces Interior category. The project was exhibited and presented during the Surface Design Show 2021
Jul 2020__ OPENSYSTEMS was selected and invited to participate to HiHack 2020, the open innovation program of Hi-Interiors dedicated to the technological evolution of design. This year’s goal is to scout for and select new solutions, products, technologies for the coworking spaces of the DesignTech Hub which will be built at MIND Milano Innovation District, in the area that hosted Expo 2015. HiHack responds to new challenges created by the impact of transformative technologies such as IoT, Ai and Blockchain, thus offering ideas and tangible design inspirations to face the digital transformation.
Dec.2019__ The new website magazine Antagonismos is out. The issue n.3 is dedicated to “Speculations” and features an essay by Marco Vanucci entitled “Antagonism, Autonomy and Automation”. Here the copy here
Dec.2018__Our project for a 1600sqm factory building and offices in San Marino (RSM) is now on site.
Nov.2018__ Marco Vanucci will be lecturing at the American University of Dubai on Wednesday 14th. The talk will focus on design processes, data management and material and organisational systems in the recent works of Opensystems Architecture. Thanks to Professor Jose Carrillo for the kind invitation.
Aug.2018__A great article on our latest completed project T-Island by Federica Ciavattini on Mappe, an Italian magazine edited by Cristiano Toraldo Di Francia
Jun.2018__Bulding works are under way in Khobar (Saudi Arabia) where we are refurbishing and extending a private residential villa.
Dec.2016__ Our project for a house refurbishment in North London has been selected as one of the outstanding refurbishments in London this year by the NLA’s Don’t Move Improve! competition 2017. 1 Perren Street will be featured in the exhibition opening on January 26th at the Building Centre and will be published in the catalogue. Don’t Move, Improve! awards showcases London’s best and most innovative new home extensions. Now in its seventh year, the competition received a record number of entries, demonstrating a multitude of design solutions to extending London’s existing housing stock – from 1960s estates to Victorian terraces to post-war detached homes.
Jan.2016__Marco Vanucci has been interviewed for the Modelo’s series of Design Manifestos. Modelo is a 3d software start-up that promotes collaboration, project management and presentation of creative design teams. The Design Manifestos series is a collection of feature interviews with architects and designers from around the world.
“Applied research is important and influences the way we practice at OPENSYSTEMS. We pursue this agenda questioning the performative quality of material systems and see how they can affect the social, technological, and ecological realms. We try to find opportunities through collaborations with various industries: from fashion retail to art galleries. That allow us to think outside the box and propose solutions that go beyond and transcend the given design brief“.
To read Marco Vanucci’s interview, click here
Jun.2015__RIBA London’s ‘Architecture Open’ summer showcase explores the innovation and creative processes contributing our built environment displaying the work of 34 UK practices.
The exhibition runs throughout the London Festival of Architecture from the 6th of June to the 28th of June in one of the containers in Pop Brixton.
The private view will be on the 5th of June from 6pm.
Apr.2015__During the opening of our collaboration with Shanghai’s fashion retailer Nn, Marco Vanucci was interviewed by
Creative Hunt | SH, an online portal dedicated to creative happenings, opportunities and news in China.
Apr.2015__During the opening of our collaboration with Shanghai’s fashion retailer Nn, Marco Vanucci was interviewed by Creative Hunt | SH, an online portal dedicated to creative happenings, opportunities and news in China.