The first and incredible day has passed and we can do nothing but look forward to the second! The training and networking opportunities continue with all the events of the 57th edition of Marmomac.
Schedule for Wednesday 27th September:
Lightened Marble: When Strength Meets Beauty
HALL 1 – A MATTER OF STONE | CINEMA AREA, 09:45 – 11:00
Giovanni Simonelli explores the eco-sustainability of lightened marble, analyzing the advantages of using lightweight stone.
Technical seminars with Italian companies
HALL 10 – THE PLUS THEATRE | FORUM AREA, 09:45 – 11:00
Seminars led by Paolo Marone, organized by Veronafiere, ITA Trade Agency, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Confindustria Marmomacchine.
Stone and Modern Architecture in Italy (1920-1940)
HALL 1 – A MATTER OF STONE | CINEMA AREA, 11:00 – 12:00
Angelo Bertolazzi retraces the key milestones of modern architecture, also highlighting issues related to recovery and preservation.
Stone in Contemporary Architecture. Recent Projects – Lectio Magistralis by Arch. Mario Botta
HALL 10 – THE PLUS THEATRE | FORUM AREA, 14:30 – 15:30
Mario Botta delivers a lectio magistralis on the role of architecture and the work of the architect, opening up a new dimension for research on the space of memory.
HALL 1 – A MATTER OF STONE | CINEMA AREA, 15:00 – 16:00
Livia Paraldo Matton, in a conversation with Ingrid Abramovitch, Ben Spriggs, and Alessandro Valent, addresses the topic of contract in the hotel industry, presenting the Bulgari Hotel in Rome, inaugurated in June ’23.
A Matter of Stone Awards Ceremony
HALL 1 – A MATTER OF STONE | CINEMA AREA, 16:00 – 17:00
Livia Peraldo, Ben Spriggs, Alessando Valenti, and Paolo Brabilla present the new Pavilion 1 curated by Elle Decor Italia, showcasing the value of natural stone in indoor and outdoor projects, hospitality, and product design.
Material Match Up – Lithic Synergies
HALL 10 – THE PLUS THEATRE | FORUM AREA, 16:00 – 17:00
Marcello Cutino, Luciano Galimberti, Daniel Elber, and Fulvio Zezza illustrate the benefits of MMC – Modern Methods of Construction, and the corresponding outlook according to analysts in the construction industry.
Design & Quality with a Sustainable Choice of Natural Stone
HALL 1 – A MATTER OF STONE | CINEMA AREA, 17:00 – 18:00
Susan Moser explains how stone consultants can guide developers, investors, and building owners in using natural stone of almost all types in buildings with solutions that make the project more sustainable.
Pinnacle Award Ceremony – A Look at the Utopia Award Winning Project
HALL 10 – THE PLUS THEATRE | FORUM AREA, 17:00 – 18:00
A seminar that explores various aspects of the Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park project in Grand Rapids, Michigan (USA), through an interactive interview with the project leader from Picco Engineering.