New Visions of the Multispecies City / MXD
Giovanni Bellotti and Alessandra Covini
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What tools and modes of thinking challenge anthropocentric perspectives of the city? This lecture series explores new approaches to understanding, visualizing and designing for urban biodiversity. Architects, artists, and technologists will discuss innovative methods for integrating wildlife and human habitats.
Studio Ossidiana (founded 2015) is a practice based in Rotterdam that works at the crossroads of architecture and design, led by Giovanni Bellotti and Alessandra Covini. In 2018, SO was awarded the Dutch Prix de Rome, the most prestigious prize in the Netherlands for architects under the age of 35.The studio’s work has been exhibited at the Venice Architecture Biennale (2021, 2023), the Chicago Architecture Biennial (2021), the Istanbul Design Biennial (2021), and the Triennale di Milano (2022), among others. In 2023, Studio Ossidiana was awarded the EDIDA Sustainable Achievement Award. Their presentation is titled "The Design of the Encounter".
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