designboom spoke with arturo vittori about the mission of warka water – THE DESIGN PRIZE 2019 award winner for social impact.
World Champion of #innovation, birthplace of the #Geneva Conventions, financial hub... #Switzerland can lead the movement towards a better world! The conclusion of the event "Technologies for a brighter world" with Peter Maurer, President of the ICRC, Arturo Vittori, Director of Warka Water, Klaus Schönenberger, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Mario El-Khoury, CEO of CSEM, and our experts.
Arturo Vittori has been lecturing at the University of Kara, Togo, about “Sustainable development”. Location: Kara, Togo Link: http://univ-kara.net Date & Time: 14th of June, 9:30 am
Arturo Vittori will be lecturing at the A/D/O, New York, about the topic “Water from the Air”. The A/D/O wants to spark new creative work and build a meeting place for pioneers from diverse backgrounds. The new program “Water Futures“ research program, curated by Jane Withers, addresses and explores the drinking water crisis and asks: how can design help address this in the future? Responding to the tensions around water in the urban environment and the shift for cities to ban the single-use disposable plastic bottle, Water Futures aims to inspire designers to take action in reimagining our toxic drinking water culture and design alternative realities. Water Futures recently won The Design Prize in the 'Experimentation' category. Winners were announced in Milan during Salone del Mobile 2018. Location: A/D/O, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York Link: https://waterfromtheair.splashthat.com/ Link: https://a-d-o.com/ Date & Time: 6th of July, 6:30 pm ... See more
Arturo Vittori, will be invited Speakers at the 4th edition of the The International Convention, this year the topic and titled is: ‘ARIA’. Organized by the Italian Institute of Bio-Architecture the event will be set in San Vito Lo Capo, in Sicily, this 25th of May. Architecture and Vision’s director will be presenting the AirTree project as an answer to the severe issue of Air pollution: The World Health Organization states that 2.4 million people die each year from causes directly attributable to air pollution. Worldwide more deaths per year are linked to air pollution than to automobile accidents. “That all people should have free access to air and water of acceptable quality is a fundamental human right.” (WHO) AirTree provide cities with an new urban sculpture that not only become a social place for people to meet but also designed with the important function of cleaning the air, reduce noise and to offer a better and safer urban environment. ... See more
Warka Tower at the Design Museum London.
Warka Tower at #AU2017 Las Vegas ! Architecture and Vision's project Warka Tower has been exhibited in the context of the "The Future of Making Things" from 14th to 16rd November 2017. The event attract professionals from the architecture, design, manufacturing, and media industries for 3 days of learning, inspiration, and in-depth skills development. Through classes, workshops, presentations, and interactive galleries, experience what’s next for your field, connect with your professional community, and explore the future of making things.
Warka Tower project has been published in the #beazleydesignoftheyear2017 book... https://goo.gl/ykmRWF #designsoftheyear #beazleydesignoftheyear #designmuseum #beazleydesignoftheyear2017
We are honoured to announce that Warka Tower project has been nomination for the Climate Action Challenge #climateactionchallenge ! The Climate Action Challenge, initiated in close collaboration with IKEA Foundation and Autodesk Foundation, received 384 entries from 70 countries. Out of the 384 entries the selection committee nominated 35 projects. These are exhibited during the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven from 21 until 29 October. Stay tuned for more updates !