Tag Parma, Italy

La Ville Engloutie, a film about the city for the Insostenibile series

22-06-2022

La Ville Engloutie, a film about the city for the Insostenibile series

What future does a city have when the major industries that keep its economy going have shut down? Anna de Manincor addresses the question in her documentary La Ville Engloutie, selected by the Order of Architects, Planners and Conservationists of Parma for "Insostenibile", a series of films conceived and presented by 24FPS, a non-profit association for social development.

I FARNESE. Architettura, Arte, Potere exhibition in Parma

16-03-2022

I FARNESE. Architettura, Arte, Potere exhibition in Parma

In Parma, a large exhibition explores the use of the arts as a tool for legitimising power through the works created between the 16th and 18th centuries and commissioned by the important Farnese family. The exhibition also saw an important commitment on the part of the Order of Architects of Parma, both as regards the thematic core dedicated to architecture, as well as in the promotion of initiatives that bring citizens closer to architecture such as the "FarneSiamo" programme aimed at young people.

Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota design The Greenary Mutti House in Parma

26-10-2021

Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota design The Greenary Mutti House in Parma

A 10-metre-tall ficus tree is the absolute protagonist of the living space of the new private residence designed by Carlo Ratti Associati in collaboration with architect Italo Rota in Montechiarugolo, in the province of Parma. The client is Francesco Mutti, CEO of the Italian company of the same name, European leader in the production of preserves and tomato-related products.

Visioni del Sacro - Dialogo tra Letizia Battaglia e Mario Botta in Parma

06-10-2021

Visioni del Sacro - Dialogo tra Letizia Battaglia e Mario Botta in Parma

The Order of Architects, Planners, Landscape Architects and Conservators of Parma, in collaboration with AMA (Accademia Mendrisio Alumni) is organising, as part of the program of the 15th edition of the "Il Rumore del Lutto" (The Sound of Mourning) event, a conference - dialogue between photographer Letizia Battaglia and architect Mario Botta, set to take place on October 9. The two professionals have been asked to discuss and talk about the role of mourning and of the sacred in their artistic experience: Letizia Battaglia through her black and white photographs, precious testimonies of the search for a truth beyond the violence imposed by the Mafia and Mario Botta, who has made the sacred the primary matrix of his many architectural projects.

KilometroVerdeParma, reforesting together along the motorway

07-10-2020

KilometroVerdeParma, reforesting together along the motorway

The KilometroVerdeParma project was launched in 2015 by a group of people and based on an idea: to create a tree-lined corridor along the 11 kilometres of the A1 motorway that crosses Parma to redevelop the environment of one of the busiest stretches of motorway in Europe.

Labirinto della Masone, conversations on green spaces, landscape... and architecture

02-07-2020

Labirinto della Masone, conversations on green spaces, landscape... and architecture

Events and meetings dedicated to green spaces, gardens and landscape are set to restart at Labirinto della Masone in Fontanellato (Parma). The programme is not the original one: new meetings have been added, in which architecture also plays a leading role. The topics addressed offer new food for thought to stress the importance of green spaces, both in cities and in workplaces.

Matteo Thun & Luca Colombo Davines Village Parma

21-12-2018

Matteo Thun & Luca Colombo Davines Village Parma

Matteo Thun and Luca Colombo project reinterprets traditional rural forms of architecture to create the innovative volumes of the new factory and headquarters of the Italian company Davines just outside Parma. The values of sustainability and beauty representing the company’s core business are given architectural form in the new complex, which has been nicknamed “the home of sustainable beauty”.

A landmark gateway for a renovation in Parma

12-12-2018

A landmark gateway for a renovation in Parma

The architecture firm, Marcello Carzedda is behind the refurbishment of the locker rooms for a sports club in the city of Parma.

This autumn’s architecture events

22-11-2018

This autumn’s architecture events

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.

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