i.lab showcasing at the Venice Biennale


29 August – 25 November.
i.lab, Italcementi’s research & innovation center, is in the limelight at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition directed by David Chipperfield and titled “Common Ground”.

ilab_biennaleOrganized by the Venice Biennale, the event takes place at the Giardini della Biennale and Arsenale and is open to the public from August 29th until November 25th 2012.

The central theme of the Italian Pavilion is  “Architecture for the  ‘Made in Italy’ system, from Adriano Olivetti to the Green Economy “.  The visitor is guided on a virtual path, through videos and images, to the discovery of some Italian companies that chose prestigious architectural design projects for building their workplaces.

i.lab, designed by US architect Richard Meier, has been selected as a virtuous example of the relationship between architecture and industry: A place of research and scientific knowledge that pays great attention to the life of the people who live in it every day, to environmental sustainability and to the surrounding territory.


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