Tuesday 17 December 2013

MAXXIinWeb | Stefano Boeri

Five encounters with five of the protagonists in contemporary creativity to be experienced live in the MAXXI Auditorium or streamed live and on demand to the comfort of your own home via telecomitalia.com and the MAXXI web site

This is the MAXXIinWeb. Netwworked conversations with the contemporary arts, curated by MAXXI and Telecom Italia, this year in its second edition. Theatre, Art, Design, Photography and Architecture are the themes at the centre of each encounter, allowing us to explore with rhythm and agility the beauty inherent to each discipline.

Tuesday 17 December, 19.00
STEFANO BOERI. Beauty in Architecture
MAXXI Auditorium – admittance free

Introduced by Giovanna Melandri Presidente Fondazione MAXXI
ModeratorHou Hanru Direttore artistico MAXXI

His best-known projects include the maritime hub of La Maddalena, created for the G8 summit of 2009 (then moved to L’Aquila), the two Torri del Bosco Verticale in Milan and the Villa Méditerranée de Marseille, an exhibition and research centre facing the Mediterranean that was inaugurated in 2013 during the celebrations of Marseille as European Capital of Culture.
In addition to serving as director of the architectural magazines Domus (2004–07) and Abitare (2010), Boeri is full professor of Urban Planning at the Politecnico di Milano, visiting professor at various universities, and a contributing author to magazines and newspapers. He founded Multiplicity, a research agency that studies urban transformation and the flow of illegal immigration in the Mediterranean (Kassel, Documenta XI, 2002).

Stefano Boeri, Bosco Verticale, in corso di realizzazione. Foto Lorenza Baroncelli