About Domenico PasquaBorn in Italy in 1959, he studied architecture in Rome at the university ‘La Sapienza‘ and obtained a degree cum laude in 1986 with a thesis on Alvar Aalto’s private housing and lesser known works. After graduation, he worked as a independent professional on projects of private housing, commercial and industrial buildings. With offices in Rome and Antwerp, his privileged activities are designing private residences, the renovation of public or private buildings, interior design as well as the design of the green area of private buildings.
The project for a new residence in Rome has been completed a few months ago. The apartment is located in the north of the city in a predominantly hilly and residential area. The residence has been completely renovated and the new interior has been redesigned according to the owner’s new needs. The project focused [...]
Light has always been crucial in defining architectural volumes and in the management of functions that need to take place within them. It is not only a question of aesthetics, but is above all a matter of 'perception' not only of the spaces but also of the very quality of the light itself. The latter [...]
Nowadays the use of images to define and characterise architectural spaces is widespread, especially in temporary, trade-fair and sport-related architecture etc. From the start of digital photography and above all over the last ten years, the techniques for reproducing and above all for printing photographs have advanced to such a degree that nowadays it is [...]
I would now like to post an article on the important role which art has played both in my personal, and above all, in my professional life. I would like this to be a very personal account. Although professional websites don’t normally call for articles of this nature, talking about oneself sometimes allows for a [...]
This project, carried out in the historic centre of Manciano in Tuscany (Italy), not only called or a structural consolidation and restoration, but also a new design proposal which, by means of a structural intervention, would create a terrace from a portion of the pitched roof. As the municipal regulations stipulated no increase in volume, [...]
My new studio in Antwerp is located in Wisselstraat 8 in a side street of the central Grote Mark on the second floor of a 1970s building. Outwardly the building has tried to ‘blend-in’ with the surrounding old buildings by incorporating the aesthetics of the their facades and their use of materials. Antwerp is a [...]