9 October 2012-10 February 2013. Triennale proposes a journey through worldwide infrastructures, mobility and new landscapes.
Streets, railways and airports, analysed in relation to the environment as well as to historical and cultural changes in society, are the true protagonists of this exhibition, entitled World’s Architectures.
On display are precious materials, including some drawings for Algiers and Chandigarh by Le Corbusier, some of Saarinen for Helzinki’s train station and the one of Poelzing for the Klingerberg’s dam as well as videos, reports and projects, which reveal future trends.
A special section pays homage to the great Italian engineering between the 1950s and 1970s. Another section, dedicated to the Italian landscape, focuses on the discontinuous and contradictory works created in recent times in Reggio Emilia, Napoli, Perugia and Venice.
The last section highlights some colossal works created around Africa, China and South America in defence of sand and wind, aimed at a global supplying of water and energy. A video summarizes the perspectives of 45 young and talented Italian architects and researchers, who live and work abroad, on the main operations in act in the field of infrastructures in the main capitals worldwide.