The competition “Young architects scrape the sky”, organised by Casabella laboratorio with the firm backing of Cersaie, has given concrete form to the ideas of the selected young architects through the use of interesting and visually striking models. Authentic works of ingenuity, they merit attentive study as a source of inspiration. The projects by the eight winning young designers are on display at Cersaie.
Third edition of the competition of ideas. Exhibition of sketches by the students at Italian design institutes and architecture faculties who took part in the third edition of the Beautiful Ideas competition to create the advertising image for Cersaie.
Award presentation to be held on 28 September, 1.00 p.m.
Exhibition of the winning projects in “La Ceramica e il progetto”, the first Italian competition for the best architecture projects using strictly Italian-made ceramics. The slide show features the projects for the residential, commercial, institutional/urban design categories.
Award presentation to be held on 27 September, 12.00 a.m.
An exhibition of the projects submitted to the competition of ideas for redevelopment of Piazza Martiri Partigiani in Sassuolo. The competition launched by the Municipality of Sassuolo includes the use of ceramic materials amongst its criteria in a tangible tribute to Italy’s most important ceramic tile manufacturing cluster.
Award presentation to be held on 29 September, 12.30 a.m.
Exhibition of projects created by students at the Architecture Faculty of the University of Florence as part of the workshop “Ceramic architecture. The origins of an idea”. The documentary video of the workshop, Ciak Ceramica, will be screened during the exhibition.
Presentation of projects on 26 September 2.00 p.m.
Exhibit and laboratory experiences
- Tiling performance by Thomas Gugger, winner of the title of World Champion of wall and floor tiling (2011 - London).
- Demonstration Area of new techniques in tile fixing (in collaboration with Mapei and Schluter Systems).
- Tiling experience classes reserved to young people who want to undertake the profession of tile fixer (in cooperation with Formedil and the Building School of Lecco).