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Exhibition on Italy’s Architect Alessandro Mendini
opens at Contemporary Space Athens

A. Mendini PH. Carlo Lavatori
An Exhibition Commemorating the 2014 European Prize for Architecture Given to Italy’s Famed Architect Opens at Contemporary Space Athens April 24 and Continues through June 9.

As an architect, philosopher, architectural theorist, visionary, and design practitioner, the influence of Alessandro Mendini in contemporary architecture spans close to half a century. In 2014, Mendini was named the 2014 Laureate for the prestigious European Prize for Architecture. 

An exhibition commemorating Mendini and his life-long work opens at Contemporary Space Athens (74 Mitropoleos Str.) on Friday, April 24 and continues on view through June 9.

The European Prize for Architecture is given every year as a collaborative effort between The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.

The European Prize is awarded to those rare architects who have demonstrated the highest standard of public design and have significant contributed to humanity and to the built environment through the highest art of architecture

The work exhibited ranges from iconic objects, furnishings, interiors, paintings and installations to architecture and urban planning, and also includes significant theoretical work, both with the famous Studio Alchimia and with his brother Francesco, an architect, with whom he founded Atelier Mendini in 1989.

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