Italian architects featured at Shanghai Design Week
Exhibition Center, Sport & Wellness, Pavilions, Expo,
At Shanghai Design Week October 10 to 12th, in connection with the Italian Pavilion at Expo Shanghai 2010, the Consulate General of Italy in Shanghai presented an exhibition entitled “Italian Architects in Shanghai + Eastern China”.
The exhibition featured the work of 16 Italian architects and architectural practices working in Shanghai and eastern China: the Arcotecnica Group, Virtuarch Architecture Design Consulting, 3GATTI, Progetto CMR, Studio Cerri & Associati, ARR International, Copetti Design Studio, Studio Marco Piva (exhibiting with 5+1AA and Arup), Dedalo Design, Kokaistudios, MAT - MLN Architecture Consulting, Vudafieri Saverino Partners, Dedo Design, Taranta Creation, Fineco Architects and Studio A.
The Shanghai Exhibition Center also presented "The Italian way", a project promoting Italian design, and on October 13 Tongji University hosted a conference on "Design and Smart Cities" and "Intellectual property rights in the design industry".
The design partnership between Italy and Shanghai is coordinated by the “Sino-Italian design Center” which opened in March 2014 in Palazzo Strozzi in Florence with the parallel “Sino-Italian design Center” that opened on October 11 in Shanghai as an incubator for Italian start-ups in China.