February 2020—This edition of Cevisama was the first major event since the official designation of Valencia as the World Capital of Design 2022, an announcement which has aroused expectation and interest for international design professionals, decorators, interior designers, architects and project promoters. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite new products in the infographic below; but first let’s talk architecture.
Regarding the architecture conferences, renowned architect and critic Luis Fernández-Galiano prepared an exception panel, which featured professionals such as Danish architect Bjarke Ingels (BIG) or the Pritzker awards Thom Mayne and RCR Arquitectes, among others.
Of the earth. Doctor Architect for the Polytechnic University of Madrid (ETSAM-UPM) and Professor at the School of Architecture of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), García-Abril presented the “C’an Terra” project, a lyrical and unusual intervention in an old Menorca quarry. It’s the architectural reading of a geological discovery, a found space made of the earth.
Health-centered. Benedetta Tagliabue (Milan, 1963) director of Miralles Tagliabue EMBT explained the “Kálida Sant Pau” center of Barcelona, the first realization in Spain of the Maggie’s Centers model for cancer patients. Now let’s take a look at our list of select products from the fair.