Bologna - Italy    23 - 27 / 09 / 2024

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Cersaie 2009: Conferences and Seminars
Living nature

Wednesday 30 September - 2.00 p.m.
Galleria dell'Architettura

Reconciling Man and Nature, imagining cities in which plant life and buildings regain a proper balance.


Stefano Boeri More

Stefano Boeri

Biographical notes:
Born in Milan (1956), architect and town planner. Lecturer in Urban Design at the Polytechnic University of Milan and visiting professor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Editor of the international magazine Abitare since September 2007. Editor of Domus from 2004 to April 2007. Stefano Boeri is the founder of the Multiplicity research agency (, with which he conducted, in 2002,  “U.S.E. Uncertain states of Europe”, a research project on the future of Europe (Skira, Milan, 2004). Important projects include: redevelopment of the Arsenal of La Maddalena in Sardinia, the new headquarters of RCS in Milan, and the Centre Régional de la Mediterranée in Marseilles. In Milan, he is part of the architectural board entrusted with the drawing up of the masterplan for EXPO 2015; he is dealing with two projects aimed at coping with the environmental emergency: the "Metrobosco" (a green belt of woodland and parkland around Milan) and the two “vertical woods” tower blocks for the Isola quarter.

Aldo Cibic More

Aldo Cibic

Biographical notes:
Born in Schio (Vicenza) in 1955.
In 1977 he moved to Milan to work with Ettore Sottsass, becoming his partner in 1980. 1981 saw the creation of the Memphis collection, of which Cibic was one of the designers and founders.
In 1989 he decided to found his own studio, Cibic&Partners and began undertaking research activities with schools.
Today most of his work is carried out in Milan, where Cibic&Partners works on architectural and major interior design projects, and in Vicenza, where CibicWorkshop works on design and research activities, aimed at the development of new design types.
Cibic also teaches at the Domus Academy, on the Degree Course in Industrial Design of the Faculty of Architecture of the Polytechnic University of Milan and on the Degree Course in Industrial Design of the Faculty of Design of the University Architecture Institute in Venice, and is an Honorary Professor at the Tongji University of Shanghai.