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WELC-HOME TO MY HOUSE, an exhibition of Olivetti’s architectures in Ivrea

23-09-2022

WELC-HOME TO MY HOUSE, an exhibition of Olivetti’s architectures in Ivrea

Two weekends dedicated to the architecture and design of the 1900s, set to open its doors to visitors from September 23 to 25 and then again from September 30 to October 2, for an up-close look at the buildings and private residences of the Olivetti UNESCO heritage site in Ivrea, which will be open to the public on an exclusive basis as part of the WELC-HOME TO MY HOUSE architecture exhibition. Floornature is media partner of the event.

21-12-2021

"Olivetti e l'arte: Jean Michel Folon" exhibition in Ivrea

The exhibition entitled "Olivetti e l'arte: Jean Michel Folon", on at the P. A. Garda Civic Museum in Ivrea is part of a multi-year programme of initiatives organised by the Museum and the Associazione Archivio Storico Olivetti, providing a great opportunity to visit Ivrea, the Industrial City of the 20th century and the 54th UNESCO World Heritage Site in Italy, combining art and architecture.

Murals for Ivrea, added to UNESCO World Heritage List as an industrial city of the 20th century

18-06-2021

Murals for Ivrea, added to UNESCO World Heritage List as an industrial city of the 20th century

Ivrea, added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2018 as an industrial city of the 20th century, has been embellished with a series of murals on various buildings. A sign that clearly demonstrates the importance of street art in urban regeneration, following the humanistic spirit of Ivrea's famous industrialist Adriano Olivetti.

Archisbang: “Il Generale” home in Ivrea, Italy

05-03-2021

Archisbang: “Il Generale” home in Ivrea, Italy

“Il Generale”, a home in Ivrea designed by Archisbang, is a renovation project balancing respect for the layout of the original building with limitation of the need for demolition and improvement of energy efficiency, while giving the building a bold new look that stands out in contrast with the other homes in the neighbourhood.

Architecture Festival in Italy: the winning events

15-09-2020

Architecture Festival in Italy: the winning events

The Directorate-General for Contemporary Creativity and Urban Regeneration of Italy’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism has supported an initiative aimed at developing awareness of the importance of contemporary architecture among the public and promoting quality architecture to aid the country’s civil, social and economic progress: the "Architecture Festival" competition saw the selection of seven winning projects for seven events held in the month of September 2020.

Ivrea as UNESCO World Heritage Site

09-07-2018

Ivrea as UNESCO World Heritage Site

Italy now has its 54th UNESCO World Heritage Site, “Ivrea industrial city of the 20th century”, an acknowledgement of the entire system based on Adriano Olivetti’s humanistic concept, not just the individual buildings. Floornature’s editorial team has been keeping up with the entire process of acknowledgement, from candidacy onwards, recorded in photographs by Gianluca Giordano.

Girelli holiday camp in Ivrea, just declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site

05-07-2018

Girelli holiday camp in Ivrea, just declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site

For many years now, Floornature has been supporting the application of Ivrea, the Piedmont city famous for the brand and the architecture commissioned by Adriano Olivetti as a 20th-century industrial city.

Ivrea Industrial City of the Twentieth Century UNESCO Candidate

02-03-2016

Ivrea Industrial City of the Twentieth Century UNESCO Candidate

Ivrea has presented its candidacy for the status of Industrial City of the Twentieth Century in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The candidacy, documented in a vast photographic dossier by Gianluca Giordano, is Adriano Olivetti’s industrial and socio-cultural project in Ivrea.

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