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The New Generations Festival is an annual event that brings together emerging architecture practices and professionals from various fields, creating a space for the contemplation and analysis of the architecture profession. Titled “New Urban Challenges”, the festival will take place this June 30th, July 1st & 2nd at the Royal Academy of Spain in Rome, in a hybrid format with a combination of virtual and public events.
International Seminar "Small Baltic Conversations: Architectures, Cities and Heritage of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia"
The International Seminar "Small Baltic Conversations: Architectures, Cities and Heritage of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia", curated by Donatella Scatena and Marco Falsetti and organized by the Sapienza University of Rome, in collaboration with the Department of Architecture and Design and the Baltic Studies Center, aims to address, within an interdisciplinary debate, the architectural culture, addresses and issues of the heritage of the Baltic countries.
The intervention of speakers from different disciplinary sectors is foreseen, who will discuss the main topics while providing useful tools for scholars and designers. The focus of the conference will be the confrontation and dialectical exchange between the scientific community of Sapienza and the academics / designers of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, in order to make areas and researches known to a wider sector of the scientific community and, at the same time, intensify international relations.
The seminar is the first of a series of annual meetings and enjoys the patronage of the Embassy of Lithuania, the Embassy of Latvia and the Embassy of Estonia.
The New Generations Festival is an annual event that brings together emerging architecture practices and professionals from various fields, creating a space for contemplation and analysis of the architecture profession. New Urban Challenges will take place this December 16th, 17th, and 18th, 2020.
"Rome and the Legacy of Louis I. Kahn", by Marco Falsetti and Elisabetta Barizza, will be presented as part of the review ‘Books at MAXXI’, in the Sala Scarpa.
The Istituto Centrale per la Grafica in Rome and the Museum for Architectural Drawing in Berlin present an exhibition by the architect and draughtsman Sergei Tchoban. A native of St Petersburg who has organically absorbed the harmony of this city’s proportionality and similitude, Sergei Tchoban has always striven to understand the laws which govern the development of cities like St Petersburg and the great prototypes in whose image it was created. Is it possible to preserve these cities’ outstanding quality? And is it possible to pursue this quality today, at the current stage of development of architecture? These are the central questions posed in the present exhibition, which marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720 – 1778). One of the greatest artists of his time, Piranesi succeeded in capturing the development of the European city as a phenomenon which, despite many layers and internal contradictions, is nevertheless harmonious.
New Generations is a project by Itinerant Office created with the aim of building a European platform for young students and architectural firms, a network based on collaboration and cultural exchange. Since 2013, New Generations has involved more than 300 emerging practices in workshops, ronund tables, exhibitions, and international festivals.
This September 7th Itinerant Office will present at the Museo MACRO in Rome the results of the investigation "ATLAS of emerging practices: being an architect in the 21st century". ATLAS is a publication that provides an overview of the state of the architect's profession, analysing themes, trends, projects, and
UTSN 2nd Edition is about the importance of urban transit and networking system and how can it affect the environment either positively or adversely. This conference will be aimed to solve and provide technical solutions that will help the non-Eco-friendly cities to change into eco-friendly ones.