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Publication date
03/06/15

Date
23/06/2015

Place
Pavillon belgo EXPO
Milan
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Expo Milano: Round table architecture on the 23rd of June

Dismantling at Institut du génie civil (Joseph Moutschen, 1937) by Rotor Deconstruction (2014) - Liège
Dismantling at Institut du génie civil (Joseph Moutschen, 1937) by Rotor Deconstruction (2014) - Liège© Olivier Bréart
Wallonia-Brussels Architectures (WBA) and Wallonia-Brussels Design Mode (WBDM) co-organise in Milano on June 23rd two round tables attended by a number of prestigious names from the worlds of design and architecture, coming from both Belgium and further afield in Europe in the Belgian Pavilion at EXPO MILANO 2015.
 
This event is organised in collaboration with Wallonia Design, Wallonia-Brussels International, Wallonia Export & Investment Agency and WBDM in the frame of the Week Wallonia-Brussels. We associate ourselves to the RECIPROCITY DAY, a day of preview dedicated to the International Triennial of Design & Social Innovation in Liège, Belgium (1 October – 1 November, 2015). This Triennial will include for the first time an architectural part which will be curated by the Brussels-based office Rotor. For the complete programme of the day, please click here.
 
The first round table, The Taste of Change, invites the panellists and public to discuss the key issues that are at the heart of the coming Triennial in Liege.
 
The round table in the afternoon, Making precious components from buildings destined for demolition useful again, is organised by WBA in collaboration with Rotor. It will bring together Belgian and Italian practitioners with an expertise in building materials reuse. They will share their experiences, which collectively represent European state-of- the-art approaches to salvaging and the reuse of architectural components. If you want to assist to this event, please contact us.
 
SPEAKERS - ROUND TABLE - ARCHITECTURE
 
Moderator
 
Lionel Devlieger, architect, member of Rotor, Brussels - Rotor Deconstruction
 
Panellists
 
Olivier Bastin, architect at L’Escaut, former Master Architect of the Brussels Capital Region,
 
Maurizio Cohen, architect, lecturer at the facultés d'architecture de l'ULB (Brussels) and ULg (Liège), member of the board of Docomomo Belgium,
 
Maarten Gielen, member of Rotor, Brussels,
 
Jean-Philippe Possoz, architect at Atelier d'architecture Alain Richard (Liège), lecturer at the facultés d'architecture de l'ULg,
 
Gennaro Postiglione, architect, professor at the architecture and urban planning department of the Politecnico di Milano,
 
Matteo Robiglio, architect at TRA architetti, professor at the architecture and design department of the Politecnico di Torino,
 
Isabelle Toussaint, architect and conservation expert at TRA architetti, Torino,
 
Roberto Zancan, architect, landscape designer and journalist (Domus, AA).
 

Press file - Round table architecture Milano - June 23rd

Press file - Round table architecture Milano - June 23rd

Dossier de presse - Table ronde architecture Milan - 23 juin

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