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ARCHITECTS MEET IN SELINUNTE_PROSPECTS FOR THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE


international architectural convention

Selinunte 10-14 March 2011




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The Associazione Italiana di Architettura e Critica (AIAC), with the operative support of presS/Tfactory, is organising the second international architectural convention Architects meet in Selinunte: prospects for the immediate future, from 10 to 14 March 2011.

There are three sub-themes:
- new simplicity, ecology and the post-digital;
- (dis)identity;
- social involvement and back to politics.

An uninterrupted flow of information.

The main current of the flow is the presentation TALENTS, groups of architects under-35 from around the world: Altroom (Ukraine), BiCuadro (Italy), Blaf Architecten (Belgium), Boundary Unlimited (Taiwan-Netherlands), Antonino Cardillo (Italy), Demo Architects (Netherlands-Italy), Design Ether (India), feld72 (Austria), Frida Escobedo (Mexico), Gilad-Shiff (Israel), Ia-s (Francia), Jojko+Nawrocki Architects (Poland), Francesco Librizzi (Italy), Moya Trovato Arquitectos (Spain), Annette Pui Man Chu - EUREKA (Hong Kong), Beatriz Ramo - STAR (Netherlands-Spain), Roman Rutowsky (Poland), Urbantainer (South Korea), Tom van Malderen Project (Malta), Vicini TBR (Dominican Republic), Zero Architetti (Italy).

Other currents are inserted within this flow.

Presentations by CRITICS, directors of the event’s partner magazines and internationally renowned architectural critics: Hans Ibelings (A10_The Netherlands), Aaron Levy (USA), Bill Menking (The Architects’ Newspaper_USA), Valerio Paolo Mosco (Italy), Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi (Compasses_United Arab Emirates), and SPECIAL GUEST lectures by four international offices, renowned for their architectural research: Bellaviti Coursaris (France), Dekleva Gregoric (Slovenia), Ecosistema Urbano (Spain) and Onix (The Netherlands-Sweden).

Numerous BLOCKBUSTER EVENTS.
- Lectio magistralis by illustrious guests: Arup, Dante O. Benini (Italy), Mario Cucinella (Italy), Neil Leach (USA), Daniel Libeskind (USA) and James Wines (USA);
- An exhibition of the work of seven Sicilian offices: Architrend, Arrigo, Cusenza-Salvo, Iraci, La Monaca, Scau and UFO. The inauguration of the exhibition will coincide with the presentation of the publication of the works by Mancosu Editore.

INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS:
- Regione Siciliana:
Assessorato dei Beni Culturali e dell’Identità Siciliana
Dipartimento dei Beni Culturali e dell’Identità Siciliana
Parco archeologico di Selinunte e Cave di Cusa Vincenzo Tusa e delle aree archeologiche di
Selinunte, Campobello di Mazara e dei Comuni limitrofi
- Città di Castelvetrano e Selinunte
- Istituto Nazionale di Architettura_Sicilia.

MEDIA PARTNERS, five of the most recognised international architectural magazines:
- A10 (The Netherlands): Director Hans Ibelings
- Architectural Design (United Kingdom): Director Helen Castle
- Compasses (United Arab Emirates): Director Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi
- L’Industria delle Costruzioni (Italy): Director Giuseppe Nannerini
- The Architect’s Newspaper (USA): Director William Menking

PUBLISHING PARTNERS:
- Edilstampa
- Mancosu Editore
- UTET Scienze Tecniche

 

The convention is free, though there are a limited number of spaces. To participate, please send an email to:

INFO:
 
www.-.org

 

PRESS OFFICE:
presS/:

Laura Corvino




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L'ARCA 264 DECEMBER 2010



guest editor: Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi.




Issue devoted to emerging young talents

The guest editor for the December issue of l’ARCA is Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi, a well-known critic, who, for some years now, has been busy seeking out and drawing attention to talented young people in the world of . Prestinenza Puglisi has decided to use the various pages at his disposal to parade all the latest ideas, trends, projects and professional expertise, which, thanks partly to projects undertaken by his website/workshop press/Tfactory, are gradually emerging on the international scene.
To complete the pages handled by the guest editor, the rest of the magazine is devoted to “Talented youngsters”, whose careers l’Arca is following with careful attention. This issue features some of the architects whose preferences and experimentation – into new materials, formal and functional aspects and new technology – are shaping the near future.


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