Bureau69 Architects participated as an exhibitor at the architecture expo in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, organized by Social Net Srl of Italy. The Edilsocialexpo is an international event where some representatives of the Italian architecture, design, and construction industry exhibit their products and services in the United Arab Emirates, and will be hosted […]
Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) and Passive House (or Passivhaus) are both energy-efficient building standards, but they have different focuses and goals: Energy balance: NZEB aims to achieve a net-zero energy balance, meaning the building produces as much energy as it consumes over a year. This is typically achieved through a combination of energy efficiency […]
A few days ago, from a conversation with an architect colleague, the little-treated problem of overheating of buildings in general emerged and how this is a problem that also affects passive houses built in regions with a hot climate (like Sicily or Mediterranean area). This a theme which, due to lack of due clarification, could […]
The passive house (originally named ‘PassivHaus‘ in German) is a house, or building, capable of covering most of its energy needs by harnessing solar contributions (for heating) and shading elements (for cooling). This, combined with mechanical ventilation systems with heat recovery, high-performance thermal windows, and proper thermal insulation of the envelope, results in extremely low […]
Building less is a sustainable future – here we look at the link between building and making way for a sustainable future.
Building less is a sustainable future This is the global screening at 14.33 of today the 26th of October 2020. Building less and the increasing population The population increased today is 66,713,388. The actualised global population is 7.8 billion. We produced this year 65.2 million cars and spent today 2.8 billion dollars on military […]
We architects design and construct buildings designed to live in. Looking for the meaning of the word “living” a few days ago, I happened to read an in-depth analysis of an essay by Heidegger (Building, living, thinking) published by Giuliano Antonello on his blog. I found it very interesting and current, and being an architect […]
There is an ongoing process of dichotomizing the “dream concept” of the cities of the future (post-Covid cities). We have made cities grow dramatically to encourage the concentration of labour by bringing the worker ‘closer’ to the place of production. The main cities have still a medieval concentric organization of the territory where the city […]
SICILY IS NOT TUSCANY… Sicily is a beautiful island in the South of Italy with a 12-month tourism market and a wonderful place where to spend holidays. This article wants to explain why the eastern and South-Eastern part of Sicily represents a good option for property investment. This area has a high potential in terms […]
ArchWeekMiami is a week-long international cultural initiative, conceived and organized by Platform, an Italian publisher based in Miami, specializing in art, architecture, and design. AWM was created to offer an evolved and profiled target composed of architects, interior designers, developers, and local and international buyers an opportunity to develop business contacts, meet customers, learn more […]
Bureau69 Architects have been awarded for the Best Bespoke Office Interior Design Firm – Europe by BUILD magazine Project: LBA
Our awarded project hashtag#LBA (Best Italian Interior Design project 2018) continues to be exhibited all around Italy. From the 2nd to the 9th of June it will be in Carrara for the event Cararra Dawntown. Speakers at the event are: Massimiliano Fuksas, Luca Molinari, Mario Bellini, Claudio Silvestrin. Next destination , Miami in November. Have […]
We are proud to announce that our project for the Centre of technology in Santa Rita do Sapucai, in the State of Sao Paulo (Brazil) was presented and has received a total appreciation from the local government. This new project in Sao Paulo confirm the strong relation between Bureau69 and Brasil. It would be a […]
Bureau69 has been appointed for a new project in Sao Paulo, Brazil. We are excited and delighted for this opportunity to work together with the local government and a big team of investors.
Bureau69 believes in socialising. Attending RIBA’s events is always a great opportunity for having fun, meet new people, find new opportunities. The Winter social 2018 was rich in energy, vibe and a lot of interesting and nice people : architects, developers, surveyors. We want to keep in memory this evening with a nice picture. See […]
Bureau69 Architects is on Londra Sera n.21. The magazine of the Italian community in London asks some questions to Massimiliano Strano, Director of Bureau69 Architects Ltd Download the article
We are extremely pleased to announce that Bureau69 Architects Ltd are now a RIBA chartered practice. We are delighted to achieve this significant milestone in the company’s history. Find out more about why you should consider appointing an RIBA chartered architect to help you with your project at the links below RIBA Working with an […]
Claudio Inserra, a member architect of the collective Bureau69, participated with the offices Konisberger+Vannucchi and EKF at Brazilian competition for the design of a new outdoor furniture at Avenida Paulista in Sao Paulo. The other invited offices are : Paulo Mendes da Rocha, FGMF, Nitsche Arquitetos. Watch the video interview to discover the project. Bare with us […]
Housing secretary James Brokenshire has launched a commission to promote better design and style of homes. It will develop practical measures to make sure that new developments meet the needs and expectations of communities so that they are more likely to be welcomed than resisted. The revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) includes measures to […]
Have a look at the new photos from the project Duas Gastronomia completed last year in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Another important step for Bureau69 and for the project LBA. The project, selected for the book BEST ITALIAN INTERIOR DESIGN 2018, will be exhibited in Novara (IT) from the 26th of October until the 4th of November at Castello Sforzesco.
The Sunday Times challenged architects to design a new prototype for the terrace houses. Bureau69 is a finalist with the project THE SHELL. See the project here
Our project The Shell published on The Sunday Times 2nd of September 2018 Read here
Bureau69 has a new office in Catania. Come to visit us in Via Francesco Cilea 51 We work close with a craft and bespoke furniture company and we can offer you customised services and projects Bureau69 ha una nuova sede a Catania. Un ufficio progettato per una ditta locale, selezionato come Best Interior Design project […]
Claudio Inserra, italian architect living in Brasil since 2014 and collaborator with Bureau69 since 2013, is the representative of Bureau69 in Sao Paulo. Congratulations!
We are proud to have being selected for the Best Italian Interior Design Selection 2018 with the project LBA. The book, edited by Platform, will be presented at the important Triennal Design Museum of Milan (IT). We are honored that our project will be exhibited from the 14th until the 22th of May. Read more
Bureau69 and the project LBA is selected in May 2018 for the book Best Italian Interior Design Projects 2018, published and edited by Platform. The book will be presented at Triennale of Milan on 14th of May 2018. From 14th of May until the 22nd of May the project LBA will be exhibited at the Triennale […]
Max Strano, former Director of Bureau69, is a registered architect in Italy since 2000. Now he is a register Architect ARB and RIBA member in London.
After 15 years based in Catania (Italy), Massimiliano Strano , architect director of Bureau69, relocates in London. The aim is to expand the business and to increase the quality of design with more collaborations and networking.