Public Architecture - Future for Europe
The Schusev State Museum of Architecture in cooperation with the European Cultural Centre - Russia and the European Cultural Centre - Italy presents the exhibition "Public Architecture - Future for Europe". The exhibition will run from the 31st of January until the 10th of May 2020.
The exhibition "Public Architecture - Future for Europe" aims to present realized, not yet realized and even dream projects for the future of public architecture in Europe and shows ideas from architects who are sincerely concerned with urban development, city planning, innovations and environmental questions; Architecture for the People. The exhibition
will present projects about social housing, green buildings, passive houses, mobility, educational and civic spaces, train stations, airports, all public buildings and spaces.
An international group of approximately 40 architects, firms, photographers, universities and architecture institutions active in Europe, will share their ideas on the development of alternative approaches and new architecture along with the respect for cultural heritage in Europe, which will result in urban revitalization in general. The role of creative and critical thinking, fostered by arts, architecture and cultural activities, plays a key role in building active communities in diverse urban development contexts.
The exhibition aims to showcase a crosssection of public architecture nowadays which belongs to the generations living Europe and shaping our own future, enriching the reflection and dialogue upon public architecture across the continents and learning from the diversity of approaches.
At the Schusev State Museum of Architecture the exhibition projects will be displayed in 9 rooms, a few rooms will be dedicated to one single firm or project and in addition, several rooms will be used to present a combination of projects, many of which will be created on purpose for the exhibition.
We are pleased to disclose the final list of the participating architects and studios at "Public Architecture - Future for Europe": 3RW arkitekter (NOR); Andrey Bokov (RUS); Apt Architecture (ITA/USA); Architectural Democracy (FIN); Baar-Baarenfels Architects (AUT); Bjørnådal Arkitektstudio (NOR); Carlos Seoane Arquitectura (ESP); NIDUM (MLT); Christoph Hesse Architects (DEU); Craft (PRT); Cristina Parreño Architecture (USA); Duplex Architekten (CHE); Form4 Architecture (USA); Fundació Mies van der Rohe Barcelona (ESP); GRAS (GBR); Happycheap + Merom architects (GBR); Ideal Spaces Working Group (DEU); IttenBrechbühl Basel (CHE); KAAF Architects (GRE); Kirsh+Dereka Arkitekter (SWE); LAVA, Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (AUS/DEU); M+R interior architec- ture (NLD); Mæ (GBR); Oblò Architetti (ITA); Peter Kulka Architektur (DEU); Schulz und Schulz (DEU); Sei Studio (ISL); Souto Moura + Pinearq (ESP); UNStudio (NLD); USUAA, Ural State University of Architecture and Art (RUS) & Vidal Arquitectos (MEX).
Moreover, the ECC is pleased to showcase the series of interview realized in cooperation with: Odile Decq (FRA); Peter Eisenman (DEU); Curtis Fentress (USA); Bjarke Ingels (DNK); Arata Isozaki (JPN); Kengo Kuma (JPN); Daniel Libeskind (USA); Fumiko Maki (JPN); Moshe Safdie (USA) & Denise Scott Brown (USA).
The exhibition runs from 31 January until 10 May 2020.
On the 31st of January the program includes a business breakfast in the morning, starting from 10.30 am and a symposium during the afternoon, from 3 to 6 pm.
The business breakfast is an opportunity to connect to local industry leaders and understand the particularities of the Russian market, while the symposium open to the public will develop the debate among the participants about architecture for the public space. Special guest: Andrey Bokov, PhD, former President of the Russian Architects' Union, member of the Moscow department of the International Academy of Architecture, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences (RAACS), member of the European Culture Society, and several other guests. Architects, developers, city administration representatives, professional media will be present.
The symposium will be organized in the area of the Museum called "Ruins wing" and will include speeches and presentations related to the exhibition. The aim of the events to stimulate the dialogue around the topic of the Public Architecture and the future scenarios of architecture in the European context. We would like to create a discussion made by different experiences, thoughts and suggestions for our own existences in the years to come.