Design Talks

Materials & Architecture: Italian Beauty

April 20 2021
An exclusive preview of the Italian Pavilion of Expo 2020 Dubai, now under construction. The event, the first of its kind in the Middle East, has been  postponed  to  1 October 2021 due to the pandemic, and will conclude on 31 March 2022. Expo Dubai will represent a major opportunity for an Italian rebound, involving all of our country’s expressions of creativity  and  know-how,  also  on  the  theme  of  sustainability.  With  the slogan “Beauty Connects People", the materials with which to clad and set up the Italian Pavilion are the result of creativity, advanced research and innovation Made in Italy, interpreting the guiding principle of this much-awaited world event, “Connecting minds, creating the future.” Speakers: Luisa Lavagnini  Head of Research&Technological Innovation, Eni Davide Rampello Professor, Artistic Director and cultural consultant Carlo Ratti founder CRA - Carlo Ratti Associati and director, MIT Senseable City Lab Italo Rota architect Moderator: Gilda Bojardi, editor Interni The talk was produced with the support of Eni