Future Architecture Platform / FuturA

MAXXI is proud to announce its participation to Future Architecture Platform, the first pan-European platform of architecture museums, festivals and producers, bringing the ideas on the future of cities and architecture closer to wider audiences.

The goals of the platform are:

  • Think Future We will expose the emerging generation of talents of various disciplines and circulate their ideas about the future of cities and architecture.
  • Exchange 18 organisers from 15 countries will create a pan-European programme reaching 250.000 people, tour emerging creators and present their ideas at exhibitions, conferences, lectures, workshops, books and web platform. Some events will take place at ECOC in Wroclaw 2016 and Aarhus 2017.
  • Raise awareness The platform will make complex issues of architecture comprehensible to everyone and promote a more sustainable living environment.
  • Build commitment A Future Architecture European Quality label will recognize organisers who work with aspiring emerging talents and show commitment towards the objectives of the platform.

Future Architecture Platform wants to expose innovation, experimentation and ideas of a generation that will build European cities and architecture in the years to come. It will promote Europe’s innovations, architecture, culture, knowledge and social capital trough one common platform. It will build commitment and support the promotion of creatives and members through Future Architecture Quality label. It will support emerging creatives, develop their international artistic potential by enabling them to present themselves in Europe-wide programming among 14 organizations.

Platform coordinator:
Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO), Ljubljana

MAXXI National Museum of 21st Century Arts, Rome (IT)
Copenhagen Architecture Festival (DK)
Lisbon Architecture Triennale (PT)
dpr-barcelona (ES)
CANactions, Kiev (UA)
Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona (ES)
Društvo arhitekata Istre – Società architetti dell’Istria DAI-SAI (HR)
Museum of Architecture in Wrocław (PL)
Belgrade International Architecture Week (SR)
House of Architecture, Graz (AT)
Tirana Architecture Week (AL)
Museum of Estonian Architecture, Tallinn (EE)
Forecast, Berlin (DE)
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (PT)
Design Biotop, Ljubljana (SI)
Bureau N, Berlin (DE)

Associate members:
Swiss Architecture Museum, Basel (CH)
Kosovo Architecture Festival (RKS)
Royal Academy of Arts (UK)