Decorative arts in the age of global warming

February 7, 2022 at 6:00 pm
At the Swiss Institute of Rome and online
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Decorative arts in the age of global warming. How the notion of beauty is changing in architecture because of the climate crisis.

The roundtable will explore the impact of global warming on architecture. More specifically, it will introduce the project of transforming the Tower of Istituto Svizzero in Rome designed by students from HEAD — Genève, directed by Philippe Rahm and Phi Nguyen and the new book "Decorative arts in the age of global warming » published by Ediciones Asimétricas.

Introduction: Joëlle Comé, Directeur Istituto Svizzero ,  Valentina De Luigi HEAD – Genève
Présentation: Philippe Rahm, HEAD – Genève 
Présentation: Emma Launay, HEAD – Genève
Discussion: Cecilia Anselmi, Quasar Institute for Advanced Design, Annalisa Metta, Roma Tre, Andrea Simitch (Cornell University), moderated by Philippe Rahm
Conclusion: Phi Nguyen, HEAD – Genève

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