Turin is preparing to become the “Capital of Design” this fall

Mar 22, 2017 639

BY: Augusto Grandi

Recognized by UNESCO as a “Creative City for Design,” Turin is preparing for this fall’s big event by relying on the ideas of 350 young people, almost all of whom are students at IAAD (the Institute of Applied Arts and Design, located at the foot of the Alps).

In fact, these young people themselves (in collaboration with the Turin city government and the Piedmont regional government) will select the most suitable methods to transform the city and make sure it’s prepared—not just to host architects, creative types, and designers from around the world—but also for further transformations in the years to come.

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SOURCE: http://www.italy24.ilsole24ore.com

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