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Conference

Barozzi Veiga

Venue
Benaki Museum
Opening hours
October 03, 2022

Overview

DOMa, continuing the new series of lectures by distinguished architects from around the world, presents Barozzi Veiga in Athens, in an event that will take place in the english laguage on Monday 03 October, starting time 20:30, at the Atrium of the Benaki Museum, Piraeus 138.

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After the lecture, the special issue of DOMa, dedicated to the works presented by Fabrizio Barozzi, will be distributed to the attendees.

Barozzi Veiga, founded in Barcelona in 2004, works internationally on both public and private commissions, with a focus on cultural, civic and educational buildings. Its work has been widely exhibited and published in the specialist press.

Barozzi Veiga’s built work includes the Ribera del Duero Headquarter (2011), the Auditorium Infanta Elena in Águilas (2011), the Szczecin Philarmonic Hall (2014), the Bündner Kunstmuseum Chur (2016), the Ragenhaus Musikschule in Bruneck (2018), the Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts Lausanne (2019), the Tanzhaus Zürich (2019) and the two Artists’Ateliers in London (2021).
Currently, the office is developing projects in Belgium, China, Germany, Spain, UK and UAE, as well as the United States, where it has been commissioned to create a new masterplan that will reconfigure the Art Institute of Chicago.

Barozzi Veiga has received numerous awards over the years. Among others, in its first decade of practice, it won the Ajac Young Catalan Architect Award (2007), the Barbara Cappochin International Architecture Award (2011), the Gold Medal for Italian Architecture Best Debut Work (2012), the Young Talent of Italian Architecture (2013) and the Design Vanguard Award (2014). In 2015 the Szczecin Philharmonic received the Mies van der Rohe Award for European Architecture, the International FAD Opinion Award and the Life in Architecture Award. In 2018 the Bündner Kunstmuseum Chur won the RIBA Award for International Excellence. In 2019 the office was granted the Chicago Atheneum International Award, the Best Architects 20 Award and the AD Award Architects of the Year. More recently, the newly built MCBA Lausanne won the Grand Prix Fritz Höger Preis for Brick Architecture (2020).

The office has contributed to several international exhibitions and a selection of drawings and models by Barozzi Veiga has been part of the permanent collection of the Centre Pompidou in Paris since 2019. ‘A Sentimental Monumentality’, an installation and essay presented at the 2016 Biennale di Venezia, defined the conceptual basis of their work. ‘On Continuity’, their first monographic exhibition was also shown in Venice, at the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia, in 2021.

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