Architect Massimiliano Fuksas in the framework of joint programm of Strelka institute and Politech Museum will give a lecture about his unique approach to building design. Why architect in his projects chooses complex forms and combines them with innovative materials, why each next building of architect does not look like the previous one, how to make new buildings in cities with established historical heritage? About all this Mr. Fuksas will tell in his lecture at Strelka.
Massimiliano Fuksas - one of the most famous italian architect. In 1967 he founded the Studio Fuksas, an international architectural practice with offices in Rome, Paris (since 1989) and Shenzhen (since 2008). With built projects across Europe, Asia and North America, Studio Fuksas is characterized by an innovative approach as well as interdisciplinary skills and experiences consolidated over three decades through the design of masterplans, offices, residential buildings, infrastructures, cultural cemtres, leisure centres, retail developments, hotels, shopping malls, public buildings, interior design and product design.
In 2000, Massimiliano Fuksas was the curator of the 7th Venice Architecture Biennale. In 2010 he was awarded with the Order of the Legion of Honor by President of France. In 2013, the studio MASSIMILIANO FUKSAS Architetto in consortium with offices SPEECH won an international competition of architectural concepts of Museum and Educational Center of the Polytechnic Museum and Lomonosov Moscow State University.
The lecture is a part of Polytech at Strelka collaborative educational programme created by the Polytechnic Museum and the Strelka Institute, supported by innovation partner “MegaFon”. The program will include a series of events dedicated to popular science and new developments in contemporary art at the intersection where science, architecture and visual art collide. From May through September 2014, the Strelka Institute will host public lectures and seminars on science-art, as well as multiple activities for curators, artists and museum professionals.
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