The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to present the exhibition Italy under Construction; Stefano Pujatti, Beniamino Servino: Form Matters.
20 November 2015 - 22 January 2016
November 20, 2015 - 6:30pm
Istituto Italiano di Cultura
496 Huron St., Toronto
Infoline: 416.921.3802 ext. 221
TALK with two guest architects:
November 21, 2015 - 11:00 am
John H. Daniels, Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, Room 103
In the last ten years, two trends have gained popularity in architectural research and practice. The first one puts emphasis on the performative aspects of the building -for instance energy-, while the second trend adopts a minimalist aesthetic, retreating from expressing any trace of specificity. The conception of architectural form as a cultural and political expression has shifted to the margins of architectural discourse.