House of Switzerland
About House of Switzerland (26.04.2022-12.06.2022)
From the 26th of April, Switzerland will present its innovative and creative side in Milan. In the heart of the historic Brera district, House of Switzerland will serve as a meeting hub between Italy and Switzerland. Until June, the pop-up event platform will be at Casa degli Artisti and in collaboration with several personalities in the fields of economy, science, politics and culture, it will offer a program of panel discussions, networking events, official meetings, workshops and much more around the themes of innovation, sustainability, art and culture.
For the Milan Design Week, House of Switzerland will be dedicated entirely to the world-famous Swiss design. House of Switzerland is a project of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, namely Presence Switzerland, the Embassy of Switzerland in Italy and the Consulate General of Switzerland in Milano together with the partners Switzerland Global Enterprise/Swiss Business Hub Italy, Switzerland Tourism and Pro Helvetia.
Casa degli Artisti is located in via Tommaso da Cazzaniga, corner Corso Garibaldi 89/A, Milan.
Istituto Svizzero supports and promotes some events within the context of House of Switzerland:
Neon work by the collective Real Madrid that lights the entrance of Casa degli Artisti.
NextGen for Environmental Justice. Research, Media & Political Activism team Up for Agenda 2030
Panel discussion organized by the Embassy of Switzerland in Italy devoted to the environmental justice.
Cooperative Housing in Switzerland and Italy: History, Development, and Future Prospects
Talk on the cooperative housing estates moderated by Davide Spina.
L’Heure Bleue: performances and sound
An evening of art and music with Marie-Caroline Hominal, Soraya Lutangu Bonaventure, Tiran, Yantan Ministry. Curated by Gioia Dal Molin (Head Curator of Istituto Svizzero).
Repair and Access – Sustainable Practices in Existing Built Environments
Talk on the relation between architectural theory, history, design and sustainability, moderated by Marion Elmer.
Don’t steal our sunlight
Video-installation by Rafael Kouto facing the consequences of climate change.