Canadian architecture is the topic of the new online meeting in “The Contribution of Women in Contemporary Architecture” series to be held on Thursday, 24th March, 6:00-8:00 pm, as a webinar and via Facebook Live
After the first six online meetings held in October 2020 – on the Swiss and Finnish examples –, in February 2021 – on the British and Danish examples – and in November 2022 – on the Spanish and Chilean examples –, the cycle resumed on 10 March 2022 with an evening dedicated to Austrian architecture.
The initiative dedicated to contemporary architecture, realized by architects from different countries, is promoted by the Foundation of the Order of Architects of the Province of Milan and curated by the architect Arianna Callocchia. Its goal is to show the role and the importance of women in contemporary architecture, creating an opportunity for dialogue and professional exchange between the Italian and the international scene.
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During the online meeting to be held on 10th March “The Contribution of Women in Contemporary Architecture: The Canadian Example”, the designers themselves will illustrate some projects recently promoted in Canada. The speakers will present their approach and their design philosophy in contemporary architecture with respect to environmental sustainability, circular economy, technological innovation, renovation of historical buildings, urban redevelopment, the relationship with the territory.
The webinar will start with welcome remarks by Angela Panza, Councilor of the Order and Foundation of the Order of Architects P.P.C. of the Province of Milan, and Virginie Lévesque, Counsellor of Public Affairs and Advocacy, Embassy of Canada to Italy. Then, the floor will be given to Shirley Blumberg, founding partner of KPMB Architects (Toronto) and Renée Daoust, founding partner of Daoust Lestage Lizotte Stecker (Montreal). Shirley Blumberg will present a selection of projects significant for their approach to the themes of environmental sustainability, architectural recovery and dialogue with the territory. Renée Daoust will present architectural projects built in Canada that are characterized by their multidisciplinary approach, intertwining architecture, urban design and landscape architecture. The meeting will be moderated by Fabrizia Berlingieri, DAStU, Politecnico of Milan.
The conference is organized with the Patronage of the Order of Architects P.P.C. of the Province of Milan, the Italian Council of Architects, the Embassy of Canada in Italy and the RAIC | IRAC, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada | Institut royal d’architecture du Canada.
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