Materials Village, the hub Material ConneXion Italy dedicated to materials, new technologies and sustainability, it makes it big at the third edition of the event. In this context, the latest in materials library will be presented.
The 2016 edition has grown to occupy the entire outdoor area of Superstudio's garden and two adjacent areas. The format successfully tested in previous editions consists of "houses" as in a real "village", each one dedicated to a project connected to the world of materials and production processes.
The fields of application are various: ceramics, textiles, architecture, interiors, furnishings, household appliances, packaging, lighting and finishes.
Over 30 companies involved including: 3M, Beko, Christian Fischbacher, Elits, Gemanco Design, IPM Italy, Merck, Novacolor, Oltremateria, XL EXTRALIGHT, Tileskin.
Present a special installation by 3M, born from the creative collaboration between Design 3M and Stefano Boeri: a perfect sustainable combination of architecture, materials technologies and applied science.
Numerous events are planned, including:
- Cooking show with Alessandro Borghese, Beko testimonial, a leader in the home appliance industry. In these evenings will represent the company, exploring the theme of color. Open to the public Superstudio. 12-13-15-16 April, 17.00-20.00 hours.
- Evening dedicated to architects and designers. A special occasion to meet designers and architects. Participation by invitation. Wednesday 13 April, 18.00pm-21.00pm.
- Library Space Ansaldo, debate "Architecture and Matter, between natural and artificial", with the architect Stefano Boeri and Erick Quint, Chief Design Officer 3M and other architects. 14 Thursday April, at .17.00.