Big Flavor in a Small Package; Designed by @FC3ARCHITECT

I was flattered when my childhood friend asked me to help him develop a concept for his restaurant.  Equally fun was convincing him that his last name (Martucci–Just sounds delicious and fattening, perfect for carbo-loading before a workout-*wink*) was the perfect name for authentic Italian To Go! Pizza, Pasta, Panini’s Salads & Appetizers. Check out Martucci’s online on Facebook for daily specials! Fresh, Unique & Traditional. It’s a fun new place you’ll want to tell your friends about!  Although the space was a modest size we were able to give the client an abundence of working area, perfect for daily pick-ups from the local cliente in the area which includes Novartis Pharmaceuticals and other prominent local businesses.



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Fabrikstrasse 15 by Gehry Partners

Completed in 2009, Frank Gehry’s Fabrikstrasse 15 is an icon on the growing Novartis Basel campus. In the evening its brilliant sculptural form is underscored by layers of light — all on the interior — that gently wash the facade, illuminate the workstations, and glow from within its core.

Photo © Thomas Mayer

 

Basel, Switzerland Breaking the bounds of of Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani’s master plan, Fabrikstrasse 15 by Frank Gehry stands in a surprising juxtaposition to the serene array of rectilinear buildings that dominate the Novartis campus. It is located at the geographic heart of the campus, in full view of the company’s renovated 1939 Forum 1 International Headquarters building, and across the street from a refined stretch of porticoed offices and labs by Adolf Krischanitz, Rafael Moneo, Lampugnani, and Yoshio Taniguchi. The highly visible, independent site gave the architect freedom to exploit his expansive, free-spirited style.

Gehry Partners

Gehry Partners


Owner:

Novartis Pharma AG

Architect:
Gehry Partners, LLP
12541 Beatrice Street
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Tel: 310-482-3000
Fax 310-482-3006

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