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AnA | Ma Yansong x Thomas Heatherwick

Livestream | AnA | Stefano Boeri & Sou Fujimoto

Architects, not Architecture aims to bring to the stage what we normally don’t see. We invite well-known architects, who instead of talking about their award winning international projects, are asked to talk about themselves. They speak about their path, their influences and experiences, and dive deeper into their intellectual biography. This makes possible a better understanding of their work, without them even mentioning it.

On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 live from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (CEST, Berlin time), two remarkable architects, who we deeply admire, talked on our virtual stage and there was a rerun (not live) from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m (CEST, Berlin time).

Following architects talked about their personal experiences and important creative periods in their lives and, as always at “AnA“, not a word may be lost about their projects:

– Stefano Boeri, Stefano Boeri Architetti, Milanwww.stefanoboeriarchitetti.net
– Sou Fujimoto, Sou Fujimoto Architects, Tokyo, www.sou-fujimoto.net

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This event is kindly supported by JUNG and BETTE.

Main media partner: designboom

Programme live 

10:45 a.m. – “Doors open”
11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. – Welcome
12:10 a.m. – 12:10 a.m. – Speakers (20-Minute talk & 10-Minute interview)
12:10 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. – Discussion with questions from the audience

Information about the speakers

Stefano Boeri was born in 1956 in Milan. In 1980 he graduated at Politecnico in Milan and in 1989 he received his PhD from Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia. Full Professor of Urban Planning at Politecnico in Milan, Boeri has been a guest professor at various universities, including Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design (GSD) and the Strelka Institute in Moscow. He has been designer and member of the Scientific Board at Skolkovo Innovation Center and is director of the Future City Lab (FCL) of Tongji University in Shanghai. He was Councillor for Culture in Milan from 2011 to 2013. Since February, 2018 Stefano Boeri is Chairman of Fondazione La Triennale di Milano, staging exhibitions, conferences and events on art, design and architecture. www.stefanoboeriarchitetti.net

Sou Fujimoto was born in Hokkaido in 1971. He graduated from the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering at Tokyo University. In 2000, he established Sou Fujimoto Architects. Among his recent renowned projects is the 1st prize for the 2014 International Competition for the Second Folly of Montpellier, France (“L’Arbre Blanc”). In 2015, 2017 and 2018, he won several international competitions with 1st prize in various
European countries. In 2019, he was selected as the Master Architect for Tsuda University Kodaira Campus Master Plan development. His notable works include; “Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013” (2013), “House NA” (2011), “Musashino Art University Museum & Library” (2010), “House N” (2008) and many more.
www.sou-fujimoto.net