1001VelaCup 2012

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The 1001Vela Cup is a sailing trophy dedicated to Innovation and Sustainability in the nautical design. The competition has been planned by architects Paolo Procesi and Massimo Paperini since 2005 and involves several Italian universities, like RomaTre and Palermo. Indeed, Palermo hosted the 2012 edition, which created a new brand of projects. After sailing boats made with 100% of eco-compatible materials, a new class of power boats with solar engines has been introduced this year. A great challenge for students, allowing them to […]

Wim Wenders devotes 3D Documentary to Peter Zumthor

From ArchDaily.com It’s official! The internationally renowned director Wim Wenders will devote his new 3D documentary film to the Swiss master architect, Peter Zumthor. Although Wenders has already started filming, the documentary will take several years to complete. Reports state that Wenders will aim to capture the how a building is created, possibly following Zumthor from start to finish on one of his projects. Wim Wenders stated: ”Most architects build this stuff and they already have 3D representation. They […]

“Cibo & Salute 2012”

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“Cibo & Salute 2012” (“Food & Wellness”) is an event held at the end of May by the Province of Rome and the Gust’Arte association to promote the culture of healthy and sustainable diet. Several meetings with nutritionists, journalists, writers and communication professionals gave the audience a lot of interesting information for a better understanding of a complex and very broad branch. This two-days successful meeting in the gorgeous area of the Appia Antica’s regional park and the opportunity to taste […]