Francesca Torzo (1975) is holder of the Chair Maarten Van Severen in 2019. She is an Italian architect-maker, an architect who makes architecture in a sensitive way.
We reach out to the beautiful region of Ticino, Bergamo, Milan … in search of forgotten pearls within the Italian modernism, and of surprising contemporary creations.
Asnago Vender experiment in the field of architectural configurations and facade compositions which almost paradoxically coincide with a formal restraint and a meticulous attention for the city and the urban form.
In the month of May Archipel goes to northern Italy, particularly Milan and Ticino. As part of this journey we invite Elli Mosayebi, a Swiss architect, who studied the work of the Italian modernist Dominioni in detail.
The exhibition has evolved into a major research project which involves a lot of preparation time. Rem Koolhaas needed twice as much time as usual and asked the Biennale to last twice as long.
David Chipperfield is the first Briton in the history of the Venice Architecture Biennale that has the honor to coordinate the largest architecture exhibition in the world. Chipperfield received the 2011 Mies Van Der Rohe Award for the renovation of the Neues Museum in Berlin.
Clear geometric forms, innovative materials and a powerful idiom allow an architect at work that feels at home on every scale: from building to product development, environmental and technological research to large-scale urban projects.
The artistic Biennale leadership this year is in the hands of the Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima. The theme focuses on the quality of architecture in relation to the society.
Branzi gives clarification on its “Ten modest recommendations for a new Charter of Athens. He sees the city as a ‘high-tech favela’
On that occasion, he will explain his various projects he realized in Belgium. What is striking is the diversity of his work.
- Czech Republic
- Korea, Republic of
- Russian Federation
- United Kingdom
- United States