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The itinerary and the exhibition spaces entitled “Intelligence for Life” of the Spanish Pavilion at EXPO Dubai 2020 are curated by Italian architect Carmelo Zappulla, founder and director of the External Reference firm, together with the Onionlab multidisciplinary studio. An artificial forest that produces oxygen and an immersive reality that allows us to understand our environmental impact.
The latest project by the Czech architectural firm Prodesi/Domesi is a small holiday home inspired by a ship cabin. A cottage engaged in an intense dialogue with the nature of the artificial lake on whose shore it stands and characterised by a marked materiality projected by the careful attention to the surrounding environmental context.
Originally from New Jersey, Peter Eisenman (1932) has always had a deeply-rooted cultural connection with European intellectuals, historians and artists, including Rowe, Tafuri, Chomsky and Derrida, who influenced his design concepts. His architectural and urban planning projects, and above all his long career in theory and education, position him “close to conceptual art” and to deconstructivism, with a strong experimental component and constant search for dialog between opposites and disciplines apparently unconnected to conventional architecture (for example, philosophy, semantics and linguistics). A profound connoisseur of Italian rationalism (...) he has designed residential and town planning schemes, innovative private houses and public buildings, always in search of a dialog between opposites." (Treccani) The link with Italy is particularly long-standing. Eisenman visited the country for the first time in the summer of ....
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