In the context of the “ Unique things from Italy” events, on July 12 MACRO, La Pelanda, in Rome hosted the Compasso d’Oro awards ceremony for products of design, scientific studies and awards for lifetime achievement for designers and architects such as Enzo Mari, Cini Boeri and François Burkhardt.
On May 30 2011 Ettore Alessi passed away, the honorary chairman of the company that bears his name, known the world over for the originality and prestige of its products, now included in the collections of prestigious museums such as Moma in New York.
The museum in Berlin designed by David Chipperfield has won the Mies Van der Rohe Award – EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture. The award will be presented on June 20 at the Mies Van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona.
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