Present Tense is an exhibition curated by Kyle Miller that highlights recent unbuilt building projects from emerging architectural design offices across Europe and North America. The exhibition includes work from 2A+P/A (Rome), Baukuh (Milan), Design With Company (Chicago), Fala Atelier (Porto), LAMAS (Toronto), NEMESTUDIO (San Francisco), Norell/Rodhe (Stockholm), OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen (Brussels), Point Supreme (Athens), SO-IL (Brooklyn), T+E+A+M (Ann Arbor), and UNULAUNU (Bucharest).
Syracuse University in Florence
Piazzale Donatello, 25
16th of February – 18.30
The 8th of February 2017 the project Savage Architecture will be presented in the Exhibition Space Guido Nardi of the Polytechnic of Milan. In the form of an exhibition and a book, curated by Davide Sacconi, the project portraits the research developed by Gian Piero Frassinelli – former member of Superstudio – and his recent collaboration with 2A+P/A which explore the intersection between architecture and anthropology.
Gian Piero Frassinelli, Superstudio and 2A+P/A
8 – 27 February 2017
Polytechnic of Milan
School of Architecture Urban Planning Construction Engineering
Exhibition Space Guido Nardi
Via Ampère 2, Milano
We are part of the exhibition “INVISIBLE ARCHITECTURE – Blurring Boundaries and Extension of Limits in Architecture.” that will open on 18th of January at Museo Carlo Bilotti.
Curated by Rita Elvira Adamo the exhibition presents a comparison between the Italian radicals and the Japanese metabolists avant-garde. A second part of the exhibition collects a group of ideal successors.
On show projects by: Arata Isozaki, Archizoom, Kiyonori Kikutake, Kisho Kurokawa, Fumihiko Maki, Otaka Masato, Superstudio, Kenzo Tange, UFO; and 2A+P/A, AlphavilleArchitects, DAP Studio, Sou Fujimoto, IAN+, Yamazaki Kentaro, Yuko Nagayama, O+H Architects, OFL Architecture, Orizzontale, Studio Wok, Tipi Studio.
Museo Carlo Bilotti
opening 18 January 2017
from 19 January till 26 March 2017
Wednesday till Friday 10.00 – 16.00
Saturday and Sunday 10.00 – 19.00
Closed on Mondays
On Wednesday 14th the exhibition “Verso il Mediterraneo” will open at Palazzo Poli in Rome, curated by Emilia Giorgi and Antonio Ottomanelli.
2A+P/A is proud to curate the exhibition design.
Istituto centrale per la grafica
Roma, Palazzo Poli, via Poli 54 (Fontana di Trevi)
Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, from 14.00 till 19.00
Closed on Monday, 25 December, 1 January
The 29th of November 2016 the project Savage Architecture — an exhibition first hosted at Architectural Association of London and a book published by Black Square both curated by Davide Sacconi — will be presented in a symposium at Kent State University in Florence.
During the event Frassinelli and 2A+P/A (Gianfranco Bombaci and Matteo Costanzo) will discuss the project together with Kyle Miller (Syracuse University of Florence), Gabriele Mastrigli (curator of the Superstudio 50 exhibition at MAXXI), Marco Brizzii and Paola Giaconia (KSU Florence).
Kent State University Florence
College of Architecture & Environmental Design
Palazzo Vettori, via Cavour 26
On sunday 18th of September, Gianfranco Bombaci will present the work of the office in the framework of the seminar “Project and Contemporaneity: strategies of urban renovation”, which is part of the program of the Festa dell’architettura 2016 in Forlì.
Following, the award ceremony of the FA2016 Prize.
P.zza Saffi – Forlì
h. 14.30 – 18.30
We contributed with our project Performa developed with Davide Sacconi to the book and exhibition Planet B. Ideas for a new world, edited by Lukas Feireiss.
Lukas Feireiss conceived and edited the publication accompanying the exhibition “Planet B. Ideas for a New World” at the NRW-Forum in Düsseldorf, Germany. The publication is a mix of very different ideas for a new world – a Planet B. Plan A hasn’t worked and we have to come up with a Plan B.
On July the 5th we are going to contribute to the installation ‘Modern times, modern love’ produced by CAMPO in the framework of the VI chapter of Laboratorio del dubbio, seven months of cross-disciplinary experiments.
The installations will remain on view in the space of Laboratorio del Dubbio until 15 July, by appointment.
Laboratorio del Dubbio is a project of Sara Enrico, Ruben Levi, Marco Rainò, Gianluigi Ricuperati, Elisa Sighicelli.
Laboratorio del Dubbio
Via A. da Montefeltro, 2 – 10134 Torino
during the openings please enter from Via Egeo 18
open by appointment: email@example.com
Tonight we’ll present the exhibition Savage Architecture and other projects at the School of Architecture, Miami University, Rome Program.
University of Miami Rome Center
Via del Falco #1/1.a
28.06.2016 6.00 p.m
Next week we are going to held a workshop at TU Munich inside the framework of the Master Wahlpflichtmodul Architektur und Werkzeug. We’ll develop the third chapter of the Interior Tales series: Happy Together!
Info at TUM website
Workshop “Interior Tales – Happy Together“: 08. – 16. June 2016
Lecture: 9 June 2016 at 12.oo p.m
Lehrstuhl für Städtische Architektur
We’re happy to announce that the final version of the Fundamental Acts, curated by Matteo Ghidoni, is finally being published, and it will be launched in Venice during the vernissage of the 15th Biennale of Architecture.
The event will take place on Wednesday, 25th of May at 6:00 pm, and it will be hosted by Spiazzi, Castello 3865, Venezia (really close to the Biennale venues at the Arsenale).
Wednesday, 25th of May at 6:00 pm
Spiazzi, Castello 3865, Venezia
Friday 20 May 2016 at MAXXI there will be a narration dedicate to Afghanistan and Maria Grazia Cutuli. Morteza Khaleghi, a young Afghan filmmaker will recount the political vicissitudes of his country. An opportunity to remember also Maria Grazia Cutuli and the school in Herat dedicated to her, that we designed together with IAN+, ma0 Mario Cutuli and realised by the Fondazione Cutuli.
More info here.
MAXXI – Gallery 4 – admittance free
Friday 20 May 2016,
17:00 – 18:30
Stefania Vannini head of MAXXI Public Engagement and curator of the project
Matteo Boetti gallerist and writer
Morteza Khalegi filmmaker
Mario Cutuli architect
Luca La Torre architect
Margherita Guccione Director, MAXXI Architettura
Matteo Costanzo will participate to the roundtable at Casa dell’Architettura in Rome about the role of contemporary architecture in the regeneration processes of urban outskirts.
18 maggio 2016
2.30 > 6.30 p.m.
Piazza Manfredo Fanti, 47
Exhibition of Student Works on Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture. A monographic work on a theoretical book, developed inside the frame of the course Architecture Analysis II: Architecture, the city and landscape led by Matteo Costanzo and Luca Galofaro.
Cornell University in Rome
Piazza Benedetto Cairoli 6
00186 Roma – Italy
On Friday 13th of May 2016 at 8.30 p.m. the book Interior Tales will be presented at Pro qm bookshop in Berlin, with editor Davide Sacconi, authors Thomas Stellmach & Benjamin Scheerbarth, and Lukas Feireiss.
Further info here.
We had been included in “Stories of architectures”, 99 images of architectural projects collected in the entrance of the F’ar-Forum D’architectures Lausanne, inside the frame of “la narration du quotidien” exhibition.
Together with building building & Elias Guennoun architecture and UHO, dogma, FALA, Geraldine Lacasse & Simon Bidal, Juan Benavides & Alvaro Alona, Lorenzo Iandelli, Marie-Charlotte Dalin & Julia Tournaire, nicleedesign, Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen , OMMX, Piotr Gniewek, PYO & Nomos & Natalia Vera Vagary. Soon videos online.
On Booklist a beautiful review of Interior Tales book by Luca Galofaro. The book is available on AA Bookshop.
We are glad to announce that from February 26th until March 23rd we’ll exhibit our recent collaboration with Gian Piero Frassinelli (member of the Florentine collective Superstudio) at Architectural Association in London.
The exhibition, entitled SAVAGE ARCHITECTURE, is curated by Davide Sacconi and accompanied by a Black Square Press publication, available from the AA Bookshop.
Looking at the intersection between architecture and anthropology from the point of view of the project, SAVAGE ARCHITECTURE presents four episodes that depart from Frassinelli’s unpublished proposal for an Anthropology Research Center (1968), lingers on the dystopian scenarios of The Twelve Ideal Cities (1972), and culminates in the recent collaborative projects of Frassinelli and 2A+P/A for the Budapest Ethnographic Museum (2014) and the Central Archive of Human Cultures (2015).
On February 26th Gian Piero Frassinelli and 2A+P/A will be at the Italian Institute of Culture to present and discuss the exhibition together with Jacopo Benci (British School at Rome), Markus Lahteenmaki (Drawing Matter) and Sam Jacob (Sam Jacob Studio).
For more information and tickets please visit Architectural Association and ICI London websites.
Private View: Thursday 25 February 2016, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Friday 26 February to Wednesday 23 March 2016
Front Members’ Room
36 Bedford Square
London WC1B 3ES
Exhibitions are open Monday to Friday 10:00-19:00, Saturday 10:00-17:00.
We have contributed to the exhibition EVOKED, which brings a different vision on the informal housing phenomenon ‘overrun’ uncontrollably in Albania since 1991. The unfinished construction and the unusual way of using the ‘facilities under construction’ has produced a characteristic image that has changed the landscape, especially on the coast.
Seems like it is time to turn attention to these structures, which nowadays occupy a substantial part of the built landscape. It is necessary to reflect on their function and the relationship that these buildings can reestablish with the landscape.
EVOKED – ARCHITECTURAL DIPTYCHS
FAB GALLERY – University of the Arts
22 FEBRUARY – 06 MARCH TIRANA 2016
Matteo Costanzo will present three projects of school at University of Genoa, Department for Science of Architecture, inside the design studios of 3rd year.
Wednesday 27th January, at 11.00 – Aula Benvenuto