Interior of the Piper Pluri Club, Turin, designed by Pietro Derossi, Giogio Ceretti, and Riccardo Rosso

Design, Environment, Counter-Environment

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Copresented by the American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles

Professors Felicity Scott, author of Architecture or Techno-Utopia: Politics after Modernism, and Mark Wasiuta, curator of Environments and Counter-Environments: Experimental Media in Italy: The New Domestic Landscape, MoMA, 1972, discuss the intersection of countercultural radicalism and Italian New Wave design in the 1960s. Together they explore how cutting-edge Italian design encompassed fashion, furniture, and architecture to reimagine every detail of Italian social and political life, from the spoon to the city.

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