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.
Work has started for building the first project implemented in Tirana by the firm Stefano Boeri Architetti, the Blloku Cube, a multi-purpose building included in the master plan of the Albanian capital designed by the same firm.
The Stefano Boeri Architetti Studio signed two redevelopment projects in Beijing for an important Chinese holding company: the new façade for the Easyhome Lize New Retail Experience Mall and the interiors of the Easyhome Top Design Center, devoted to the exhibition of Italian excellences in the field of design, interior design and architecture.
Stefano Boeri Architetti China planned the renovation of the Hecheng Building in Shanghai, which becomes More: 001 Jingan Creative Park, a new kind of space different from the conventional office format, proposing new spatial and relational models that take the Bosco Verticale experience into account.
There will be lots of talk about the future of the city and the dynamics of contemporary architecture included in the vast programme of events of the second edition of Arch Week in Milan. World-renowned architect Alberto Campo Baeza will be a guest at the event, along with a number of young emerging architects.
For five days Milan becomes the world capital of architecture: the hot topic of the week not only in the exhibition pavilions but all over the city. Numerous architects will be opening their studies to the public, hosting events and initiatives introducing the general public to the discipline.
La Forêt Blanche is the name of the Paris version of Milan’s "Bosco Verticale", or vertical forest building. Stefano Boeri Architetti’s green skyscraper won the Marne Europe - Villiers sur Marne competition.
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