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The House of the Future: Innovation, Sustainability and Beauty



The House of the Future: Innovation, Sustainability and Beauty

Dear Friends, the Italian Cultural Institute is sorry to report that this event is postponed to a date to be determined


Conference by Arch. Luigi Rosselli

4th Italian Design Day

logo iceOn the occasion of the 4th Italian Design Day, ITA Sydney (Italian Trade Agency), in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Sydney, organizes a conference in keeping with the theme proposed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation: Designing the future - Innovation, Sustainability and Beauty.

Protagonist of the event will be Arch. Luigi Rosselli, who has been operating in Australia for over three decades and is credited with designing some of Sydney's most iconic residential buildings. During the evening Luigi Rosselli will ask the following questions, while also illustrating some projects:

“We must change our domestic space to respond to the degradation of our planet. Can sustainable architecture be also very habitable, comfortable, human and attractive? "

Luigi Rosselli will be introduced to the public by Dr. Paola Favaro from the School od Architecture of the University of NSW.

The meeting will be hosted by the Snaidero Flagship Store, a famous Italian kitchen and interior furnishing company. The choice of the location by ITA is not accidental, as it underlines the union of high-school architecture and top-level Italian design.

The speech will be follow by a convivial moment which will give the guests the opportunity to interact with the speaker, and during rosselli sitowhich Italian food and wine products will be served.

Born in Milan in 1957, Luigi Rosselli studied at the Lausanne Polytechnic, where in 1984 he obtained a Master's degree in Architecture. Later he specialized in the studios of Mario Botta in Switzerland and Romaldo Giurgola in New York. He later moved to Canberra and contributed to the design of the Parliament House. These experiences have forged his style and have produced approach which is at the same time holistic (M. Botta), humanistic (Giurgola) and that values the role of democracy in architecture (Thorpe). In 1985 he founded his Sydney studio, which has since created projects characterized by a new approach in residential architecture and the extensive use of materials and products Made in Italy.

The event is by invitation.

For more information: ITA Sydney 02 9299 9954 -


Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Time: From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Organized by : Italian Trade Agency

In collaboration with : Istituto Italiano di Cultura

Entrance : Free


Snaidero Flagship Store, 619 Elizabeth Street, Red