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YACademy Launches Architecture for Exhibition, A High-Level Course

  • 04:30 - 5 June, 2018
YACademy Launches Architecture for Exhibition, A High-Level Course
YACademy Launches Architecture for Exhibition, A High-Level Course, Courtesy of YACademy
Courtesy of YACademy

YACademy launches Architecture for Exhibition, a high-level training course offering 8 scholarships and internships in internationally-renowned architectural firms.

110 hours of lessons, a 60-hour workshop and internships/lectures held by internationally-renowned architectural firms like Zaha Hadid Architects (London), David Chipperfield Architects (London), Jean Nouvel Design (Paris), Carlo Ratti Associati (Turin), Fabio Novembre Studio (Milan), Studio Urquiola (Milan), aLL Design (London), MAXXI (Rome), Italo Rota (Milan), and Ferrari SpA (Maranello).

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THE COURSE

Architecture has always played a key role in the exhibition. Museums, exhibitions, and expositions are not only a cultural offer but are defined by space, by an exhibition itinerary that is able to surprise and fascinate the
visitor who is drawn inside an active and inspiring experience.

For the exhibition, architecture is as fundamental as works of art, collections and artifacts and their contents. The “Architecture for Exhibition” course has been created on these premises: its aim is to train professional designers who are able to materialize diverse artistic and museum experiences, enhancing the always-
different story behind each cultural proposal. The students will acquire new skills in exhibition design and will move in a very prestigious environment – culture – which nowadays registers an increasing demand by the most critical and exclusive customers.

The students will focus on preservation practices, lighting techniques, and perception psychology to deepen their knowledge of technical practices to adopt in an exhibition design.

The workshop deals with a real design case agreed with Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and offer a great opportunity to analyze and realize the outcome design. Hence, dealing with the viability, perceptual, and compositional problems connected to the exhibition space, the students will learn how to design useful architecture that enhances and highlights the different contents of the exhibition, whilst responding to the cultural industry’s needs and to the needs of the companies that, every day more, want to tell a story about their production history and tradition.

Moreover, thanks to their internships in well-renowned professional firms, the students will gain an efficient link to the labor market.

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Courtesy of YACademy

YACADEMY

YAC is an association which promotes architectural competitions aimed at fostering culture and design research. Over the years, YAC has broadened its experience of work and collaboration with the main architectural firms of contemporary architecture, dealing with diverse and numerous topics of architectural design. Nowadays, thanks to the collaboration with the University of Bologna, YAC’s expertise can serve young designers better, providing them with the creation of high-level educational programs aimed at polishing the skills of the students and offering them a valuable connection to the labor market.

Thanks to the close relationship with internationally renowned professional and academic actors, YAC is the perfect frame within which complete or specialize one’s skills and create a significative link with the most internationally-renowned architectural practices. The courses will take place at YACademy’s headquarters: a historical building located in the heart of Bologna historical city center, close to the Two Towers and next to Piazza Santo Stefano, undoubtedly one of the most picturesque corners of the city.

110 HOURS OF LESSONS

HISTORY OF MUSEOGRAPHY | 10 HOURS
The history of spaces for culture
Matteo Cassani Simonetti, professor University of Bologna

CONTEMPORARY ART | 12 hours
Reading and understanding the languages of art
Fabriano Fabbri, professor University of Bologna

EXHIBITION MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION | 6 hours
A comparison between cultural and commercial aspects
Gino Fienga, co-founder con-fine Art

PERMANENT EXHIBITION DESIGN | 8 hours
The exhibition and the challenge of ages
Antonio Ravalli, founder Antonio Ravalli Architetti

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION DESIGN | 8 hours
The exhibition of ephemeral things
Antonio Addari, CEO Arteria srl

LIGHT DESIGN | 14 hours
Light as the guide of the exhibition itinerary
Virginia Della Casa, lighting designer PSLab

PRECIOUS | 8 hours
Preservation and exhibition techniques of ancient artifacts
Manuela Panarelli, coordinator Safe Tech Arteria srl

IMMERSIVE STORYTELLING FOR EXHIBITION | 12 hours
Fundamentals and solutions for digital storytelling
Andrea Gion, Chief Academic & Training Officer Senso Immersive Experience

EXHIBITING IN THE PUBLIC SPACE | 8 hours
The city as the exhibit stage
Simone Gheduzzi, co-founder Diverserighestudio

CURATION AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION | 10 hours
Architects as makers of a cultural itinerary
Vittorio Linfante, professor Polythecnic of Milan

CASE HISTORY | 14 hours
Successful examples of exhibition design
Sandro Pittini, professor University of Bologna

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SPECIAL LECTURES

  • ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION

Pippo Ciorra, SAAD

  • THE PUBLIC: A NEW CONCEPT OF CULTURE

aLL DESIGN

  • FERRARI MUSEUMS

Michele Pignatti Morano di Custoza, Ferrari spa

  • INNOVATION EXHIBITED

Carlo Ratti, Carlo Ratti Associati

  • NEUES MUSEUM

Rik Nys, David Chipperfield Architect

  • THE MAXXI

Paolo Matteuzzi, Zaha Hadid Architects

  • MILAN MUSEUM

Fabio Novembre, Studio Fabio Novembre

  • FERRARI UNDER THE SKIN

Patricia Urquiola, Studio Urquiola

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60-HOUR WORKSHOP

FERRARI WORLD ABU DHABI EXHIBITION
Exhibition design in cooperation with Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Livia Tani, Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Nicola Montezemolo, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

INTERNSHIPS

At the end of the lessons, the students are guaranteed an internship in one of the professional firms relevant to the course topic.

Zaha Hadid Architects (London), David Chipperfield Architects (London), Jean Nouvel Design (Paris), Carlo Ratti Associati (Turin), Fabio Novembre Studio (Milan), Studio Urquiola (Milan), aLL Design (London), Italo Rota (Milan), and Ferrari SpA (Maranello)

PARTNERS

The project is in cooperation with:
University of Bologna, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Triennale di Milano, PSLab

More information at: www.yacademy.it
Contact: studenti@yacademy.it

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