08 October, 2020 - 5.00pm
Interni Meeting Point, Istituto Marangoni, via Cerva 24, Milano

Never before as in this moment, also due to the health crisis, has interest been so intense regarding spaces for care and new solutions and technologies that can permit us to live in a comfortable, healthy way. In the years to come Milan will welcome some of the most innovative hospital facilities: the Nuovo Policlinico, the new Istituto Galeazzi, the Città della Salute at Sesto San Giovanni. Projects that will have a great impact on the entire territory of the city, with important implications for design culture, social life and the environmental culture of our country.

Moderator Donatella Bollani, journalist


Davide Angeli, AMDL Circle Head of International Business
Graduated from IED in Milan, Davide Angeli began his career in 2004 alongside Michele De Lucchi, collaborating at his research and sculpture works. He then joined AMDL Circle where today he is International Business Director. For AMDL Circle he designed Interiors and installations, product, museum exhibitions in Italy and abroad, and graphics and brand image. He was winner of the "Top Young Italian Industrial Designer Award" promoted by the Italian Cultural Institute of New York. In parallel with his work at AMDL Circle he develops personal research work, self-productions, and consulting. From 2008, he is Professor of furniture design at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan (IED).

Carlotta de Bevilacqua, Vice President, CEO of gruppo Artemide - ph. Pierpaolo Ferrari
An entrepreneur, architect, designer, and teacher, Carlotta de Bevilacqua is one of the main representatives of design and of the modern business vision. With a degree in Architecture achieved in 1983 at the Milan Polytechnic, she is the Vice President & CEO of the Artemide Group. An experienced designer, she carries out in-depth research in the field of light. She designed lots of products for Artemide and Danese, which were acknowledged with invention patents and awards. In the lighting sector she introduced innovative technological perspectives and unprecedented scenarios characterizing the sensory experience and the interaction between communication and information (IoT), while exploring the new frontiers of research on photonics. A vegetarian and an animal-rights activist, her mindset is a blend of humanism and science, aimed at a social and innovative enterprise 4.0.

Tiziano Binini, founder Binini Partners - ph. Marco Antinori
Graduated with honors in Civil Engineering from the faculty of the University of Bologna, in 1996 he founded in Reggio Emilia Binini Partners, whose he is president, legal representative and technical director. Thanks to a multidisciplinary and integrated working method, the studio is a solid professional structure in constant growth, both nationally and internationally that operates between urban planning, architecture and engineering, creating public and private works, buildings and infrastructures. Tiziano Binini, in particular, deals with strategic projects and works of excellence in various areas, such as: territory, navigation, infrastructures for social and health architecture.

Giovanni La Varra, architect Barreca & La Varra - ph. Hira Grossi
Architect and PhD in territorial planning. Since 2014 he is Associate Professor of Architectural Design at the University of Udine, and since 2017 he teaches at Luiss in Rome. He began his professional activity in 1994 and 1999, with Gianandrea Barreca and Stefano Boeri, he founded Boeri Studio. In January 2008, together with Gianandrea Barreca, he founded the studio Barreca & La Varra. The numerous projects carried out by the Milanese studio have won several international awards. From 2009 to 2011 he was part of the Senior Team of the design office of Expo Milano 2015. He has published articles in the major Italian architecture magazines.

Filippo Lodi, UNStudio head of innovation and knowledge management
The master degrees in engineering, architecture, art and business, has made him an all-around thinker. Filippo Lodi, as Head of Innovation and Knowledge Management, leads UNSx, UNStudio's in-house innovation think-tank and experience lab, where he works, taking a human(ity)- centric approach, on the development of disruptive technologies for the built environment from a unique coating that cools down buildings, responsive lighting system – as well as providing consulting services to companies on their workflow and rebranding strategies.