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TAKING CARE IN ARCHITECTURE - Lecture by Simone Sfriso - TAMassociati

Date:

03/20/2019


TAKING CARE IN ARCHITECTURE - Lecture by Simone Sfriso - TAMassociati

“Taking Care”, is a vision of architecture in the service of the community presented by the Italian architect Simone Sfriso on the occasion of the Italian Design Day.

Architecture concentrated on society can curb marginalization and exclusion and become a driving force for new visions, a powerful medium for communicating, an instrument through which many urban and outer city areas can claim rights, experience progress, opportunity and inclusion.

Architecture, with its specific skills, can help spread and make effective the principles of sociality, participation, health care, integration and legality, everywhere and on any scale. By embodying these principles, architecture in this millennium will increasingly have to engage with and find answers to the challenges that the city and environment present not only to architects, but to all the most responsible “designers” of the near future.

The event is presented by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in collaboration with Consulate General of Italy, TAMassociati, and Design Exchange presents.

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Design Exchange | 234 Bay St, Toronto | Free admission with registration CLICK HERE TO RSVP | Infoline: 416-921-3802 ext. 221.

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TAMassociati - Simone Sfriso

Simone Sfriso is one of the founding partners of TAMassociati, an Italian team of architects, known worldwide particulary for healthcare works carried out in Africa continent. The team is based in Venice since 1996, and operates also in public space design and in different projects for sustainable architecture in Africa, Middle-East, Italy.

TAMassociati has been awarded in many architectural design awards among which are: Holcim-Lafarge Prize – Africa Acknowledgement Award 2017, Idea Tops Mention Award Shenzhen 2016; Italian Architect of the Year 2014, Zumtobel Award 2014, Curry Stone Design Prize 2013, Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013; G.Ius Gold Medal 2013, Gold Medal for Italian Architecture 2012 category Architecture and Emergency, Detail Preis 2009, AR Award for emerging Architecture 2007.

TAMassociati has curated the Italian Pavilion at XVI International Architecture Exhibition - Biennale di Venezia 2016.

Information

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Time: At 6:30 pm

Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura

In collaboration with : Consulate General of Italy, TAMssociati, and Design Exchange.

Entrance : Free


Location:

Design Exchange | 234 Bay St, Toronto

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