The Italian Embassy in Ankara is organizing a lecture by architect Marco Paolo Servalli in cooperation with the Department of Architecture of the University of Bilkent. Mr Servalli's long creative experience has also left tangible evidence in Turkey. Among his works, worthy of mention are the Italian Pavilion and Garden at the Expo Antalya 2016 cultural exhibition, where Mr Servalli was awarded a prize for second-best architectural project.
The event is part of the programme of the "Italian Design Day in the World", an initiative launched by the Foreign Ministry to take place simultaneously in 100 cities across the globe, and in which famous Italian designers and architects will become, for one day, the 'Ambassadors Italian design in the world'.
The Ankara lecture, to take place on March 2 at 10:40 a.m. at the Department of Architecture of the University of Bilkent, will be entitled "The Italian Pavilion in Antalya: an experience of mutual design influences between Italy and Turkey and other Italian projects".
The Italian Embassy will also organize an event dedicated to Italian creativity and design, accessible by invitation only. A representative display of the best Italian interior design productions will be on show, curated by the firm Mozaik, and introduced by Mr Servalli.