Tuesday October 25 2016 at 2.30 pm, National Museum Zurich and Kunstmuseum Basel – Christ & Gantenbein

House of Architecture / Casa dell’Architettura, Piazza Manfredo Fanti 47, Rome.

The extension of the National Museum Zurich and the new building of the Kunstmuseum Basel are the two projects that will be presented on Tuesday 25 October 2016, by Architect Christoph Gantenbein, of studio Christ & Gantenbein, Basel. This is the second of the three meetings, hosted in the House of Architecture (Casa dell’Architettura), Rome on October 11, October 25 and November 8 2016,  organized for the conference that examines the most recent and most important cultural and museum projects in Switzerland. This initiative from the Embassy of Switzerland in Italy and the House of Architecture (Casa dell’Architettura) in Rome is curated by Architect Arianna Callocchia and promoted by Comitato Tecnico Scientifico della Casa dell’Architettura, the Chamber of Architects P.P.C. of the City and province of Rome, Roma Capitale with the specific objective of encouraging dialogue and exchange between the Swiss and Italian realities. The key figures of the meetings are the designers and the museum directors or curators that present and describe the works on display, not just from the urbanistic and architectonic points of view but with depth information on the cultural, artistic and functional contents.

The program of meetings will be joined by the exhibition  “Architecture in Switzerland. Dialogue between history and contemporary living” open to the public until November 8 2016.

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THIRD CONFERENCE >  08.11.2016