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Those of you who read this blog regularly, know that now and then I plug interesting initiatives from my home town Torino.

“After Barcelona, Berlin, Beijing and Istanbul, the worldwide community of architects is set to meet in Turin, Italy, between 29 June and 3 July 2008, on occasion of the 23rd International Union of Architects World Congress.”

“For the first time since 1948 an Italian city is to host this important international event, choosing as its overall theme Transmitting Architecture: architecture which communicates and is communicated, in all manners and in all locations, involving every aspect of a profession which deals, on a daily basis, with the quality of life, the landscape and the environment. Ten thousand architects and architecture students are awaited from around the world.”

Transmitting Architecture; communicating in order to increase the knowledge of, awareness of and demand for high quality architecture amongst a wide an audience as possible, which in turn will be encouraged to participate in an active and dynamic manner.”

- Event website
- Read background article