Numerous events and conferences about architecture are getting underway in Italy this autumn, from Milan to Rome and from Parma to Florence, while FREESPACE, the 16th International Architecture Show at the Biennale in Venice, is about to close. Here are some of the season’s most important events.
A few days ago, the social enterprise called The Skateroom launched a new, limited-edition series of decks at the Marciano Art Foundation in Los Angeles to support two initiatives promoting the skate culture as a bottom-up driver of social change for good causes.
Thanks to the initiative of KOGAA architecture studio and its co-founder Alexandra Georgescu, not only does the Czech city of Brno have its own design event - Brno Design Days - this year it also has a new location to showcase products and ideas.
The awards ceremony for the 2018 Gold Medal for Italian Architecture and the first edition of the T Young Claudio De Albertis Prize for promising Italian architects and engineers was held on October 12. Four Gold Medals for Lifetime Achievement were awarded to Umberto Riva, Paola Viganò, Guido Canali and Valeriano Pastor.
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