VLU’s Faculty of Architecture attended the workshop series “Italian Design Day” – IV edition

(VLU - November 06, 2020)In the workshop series “Italian Design Day” – IV edition, VLU’s Faculty of Architecture had celebrated the 100th birthday of the prestigious architecture Vico Magistretti and had attended the online talkshow led by Prof. Marco Casamonti about “Development, Innovation, Sustainability, Beauty” with four different universities in Vietnam.

The workshop series “Italian Design Day” – IV edition in Vietnam with the topic of “Drawing the Future of Development, Innovation, Sustainability, Beauty” had officially commenced on 05 November 2020. This event was co-organized by Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Fondazione Compasso d’Oro and The Triennale di Milano. 

In Campus 1’s hallwall, VLU’s Faculty of Architecture, for the whole November, had also set up a sketch exhibition of well-known designs of Vico Magistretti – one of founding members of Italian industrial design professions. Three other universities like MienTrung University of Civil Engineering (Phu Yen province), National University of Civil Engineering (Hanoi City) and Hoa Sen University (HCMC) had also attended in the same events as well as displaying the works of Vico Magistretti.

vlu faculty architecture Italian design dayMr. Paolo Lemma – Director of Italian Trade Commission in Vietnam and Dr. Arc. Do Phu Hung – Dean of VLU's Faculty of Architecture in the opening day of “Italian Design Day” – IV edition

vlu faculty architecture Italian design day cMr. Paolo Lemma and Dr. Arc. Do Phu Hung visited the exhibition space on the 3rd floor of VLU’s Campus 1

In the same day’s afternoon, the online talkshow hosted by Professor Marco Casamonto about “Development, Innovation, Sustainability, Beauty” had simultaneously held in four cities: Hanoi, Tuy Hoa, HCMC and Florence (Italy).

In the event, there were the participations of Mr. Antonio Alessandro – Italian Ambassador in Vietnam, Mr. Dante Brandi – Consulate General of Italy in Ho Chi Minh City, and the virtual presence of Prof. Arc. Marco Casamonti – the key speaker of “Italian Design Day” – IV edition. The event also included the architectures, designers and representatives from Vietnam’s universities.

vlu faculty architecture Italian design day dParticipants from four cities virtually connected to Architecture Marco Casamonti – Keynote speaker of “Italian Design Day” – IV edition from Florence to discuss the topic “Development, Innovation, Sustainability, Beauty”.

In VLU’s sessions, there were Mr. Paolo Lemma – Director of Italian Trade Commission in Vietnam, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Ang – VLU’s Vice-president, Dr. Arc. Do Phu Hung – Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Dr. Ngo Minh Hung – Head of the International Cooporation and Scientific Research joining the event.

As a part of the event, the speakers took turn to present their speech about the topic “Development, Innovation, Sustainability, Beauty”.

vlu faculty architecture Italian design day gThe workshop had the attendance of more than 100 students of VLU's Faculty of Architecture.

Each year, 100 Italian cultural ambassadors from 100 cities along with art lovers, designers, architectures, landscape designers, urban design architectures from many countries will share, discuss, and find solutions for the contemporary questions of the model for a future world of sustaibable development and everlasting scenaries. The event also offered the cooperating opportunities in designs and exhibitions for characteristic products of Italian designing industry.

Reporter: Hong Ngan
Photographer: Minh Phuong
Translated by: Pham Vu Thien An


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