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Italian Design Day in Vietnam
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Italian Design Day in Vietnam

Categories: Culture and creativity -Design
Online conversations, workshops and competitions to celebrate Italian design.
Italian Design Day 2021
Italian Design Day 2021

On the occasion of Italian Design Day 2021, the Consulate General of Italy in Ho Chi Minh City organizes a series of events and initiatives dedicated to design, sustainability and cultural heritage.

Events Programme:

  • 8 July 2021. Online conference ‘Urban re-generation’: Architect Massimo Roj, Ambassador of Italian Design in Vietnam for 2021, will analyze the theme of urban regeneration, bringing concrete examples from Italian cities. The Chairman of the new Ho Chi Minh City district, Thu Duc, and professors and students from the National University of Civil Engineering will present urban development policies and regeneration projects in the two main Vietnamese cities. The seminar will be hosted on Zoom platform with English-Vietnamese simultaneous translation and will be available upon registration.
  • 9 July 2021. Workshop online ‘Technology applied to the preservation of cultural heritage’: Massimo Roj, Giacomi Dini, restorer for Istituto Palazzo Spinelli, Architect Luigi Campanale and professors from RMIT of Ho Chi Minh City will analyze the theme of preservation of architectural and cultural heritage from a technical point of view. The Director for international relations of the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology will introduce the workshop. Tge workshop will be hosted on Zoom platform with English-Vietnamese simultaneous translation and will be available upon registration.
  • From 12 July 2021. Competition ‘Waste to Art’: UNESCO Vietnam, National University of Civil Engineering, Architectural Innovation Fund, with the support of the Italian and British Embassies in Hanoi in view of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), promote an awareness raising program for the Vietnamese youth on recycling and sustainability, launching a concept design competition for the transformation of plastic waste into pieces of furniture. The winners will realize their projects during a workshop and present them in a collective exhibition.

For more information, go to ambhanoi.esteri.it e conshochiminh.esteri.it

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