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.
The Film and Architecture series organised by Order of Architects of Parma with CSAC Parma University focusing on filmmakers Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine is drawing to a conclusion. Their works, 16 films about architecture, were acquired as part of the permanent collection of MoMA in New York.
The new medical services centre for children and teenagers in Parma is a building that achieves two goals of public importance: better services for citizens and introduction of elements of quality and innovation in the city’s architecture. Fiandre Architectural Surfaces are used in the building’s outer cladding, making a significant contribution to its relationship with its surroundings.
The exhibition underway in Parma ideally closes the long list of exhibitions held throughout the year to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of world-famous architect and designer Ettore Sottsass.
The Christmas lights that lend a fairy-tale atmosphere to some of the most significant places in our cities are among the most exciting events of the Christmas holidays. Decorations and true works of art made of light, intangible architectures and impressive structures capture all the magic of Christmas.
Ettore Guatelli was an eccentric, multi-faceted character: an artist who didn’t realise he was one. His work was a homage to everyday life in the countryside of northern Italy. And now, Stefani Cognata and Educarte’s initiative brings Ettore Guatelli back to life.
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