The city of Turin is once again organising the Torino Design Week from mid-September to the end of October with a full calendar of events, and the involvement of the entities of the Tavolo del Design that promote design, culture and creativity, together with guests from the city’s networks and experts of international standing.
Here are the scheduled initiatives:
–16th and 17th October: during the Turin leg of the international workshop Automotive Project the representatives of the Cities of Graz, Kortrijk, Detroit, Geelong, Torino and Saint-Étienne will work together on the mobility of the future in conjunction with the appointments of Torino Mobility Living Lab at San Salvarlo,
– 12 – 14 October: conferences on urban regeneration streamed from Geelong.
– 15th October: presentation of the World Design Library and of the Torino Automotive Heritage Network project at the Salone del Libro.
– 29 October: the Italian UNESCO Creative Cities meeting and participation in the Biella and Carrara Forums.
In addition to the festivals, events will include Expocasa, and Fashion Week, meetings dedicated to the landscape, co-design experiences on the theme of mental and physical health, and accessibility in museums. There will also be Utopian Hours “The 1,000 minute city (8-10 October), a series of meetings with Piedmontese winners of the Compasso d’Oro and Portici d’artista, a visit to the UN Campus and seminars by the International Academy.
In October, the programme of the event will include the exhibitions proposed by MauTO, and Share project, curated by Bruce Sterling, Distributed and connected, on the Hackability experience, LaCube Reale at the Reggia di Venaria, and the experience of the Bellavista neighbourhood in Ivrea.
In short, for Torino, being a Creative City for Design means being an increasingly accessible and sustainable city, and design, a planning method that focuses on people’s needs, is an essential tool in this.