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Gabriele Tagliaventi
Associate Director


Gabriele Tagliaventi (born 1960 in Bologna, Italy) is a main figure of the movement for the European Urban Renaissance and the New Urbanism in Europe. Coordinator of the EU Program on medium-sized cities in 1993–1996, visiting professor at the University of Miami-School of Architecture in 1995–1997. Authors of various projects of architecture and town-planning, has received the 1st Prize at the International Competition for the Reconstruction of the Laeken Street in Bruxelles (1989), one of the five 1st Prizes at the International Competition for the Reconstruction of the Warsaw City Core (1992), the 1st Prize at the International Competition for the Reconstruction of the Marsham Street area in London (1996).

Among his main works are the redevelopment of a mixed-use block in the Urban periphery of Bologna, Zanolini Street (1988–93), the construction of 2 mixed-use buildings in Laeken Street, Bruxelles, the new Urban Neighborhood "Città Nuova" in Alessandria (with Leon Krier), the redevelopment of a mixed-use urban block in Valenza, Italy, the project for a group of mixed-use buildings in the Quartier am Tacheles in Berlin Mitte, the project for the completion of the Historical centre of Piove di Sacco, Italy, the project for 2 urban blocks in the new town of Val d’Europe, France, the new urban centre at Magny-le-Hongre, the Golf Village at Bailly* Romainvilliers Since 1992 Gabriele Tagliaventi is the curator of the "A Vision of Europe" Triennale International Exhibition of Bologna and of the "Urban Renaissance" and “The Other Modern” travelling exhibitions in Istanbul, Turkey Oslo, Norway Bruxelles, Belgium San Sebastian, Spain Lisbon, Portugal Berlin, Germany Strasbourg, France in 1996–2001. Vice-director of the A&C INTERNATIONAL, journal on architecture and urbanism, among his various publications are: "Alla Ricerca della Forma Urbana", Patron Ed. (Bologna 1988) "A Vision of Europe", Alinea Ed., (Florence, 1992) "Garden Cities. A Century of Ideas, Projects, Experiences", Gangemi Ed. (Roma, 1994) "Urban Renaissance", Grafis Ed. (Bologna 1996), "The Other Modern 1900–2000" (Savona, 2000), “New Civic Architecture” (Alinea 2004)



Main works of architecture and urbanism

1988–1990, project (with Ivo Tagliaventi) of the new Piazza della Repubblica in Zola Predosa, Bologna
1989, first prize at the International Competition for the Reconstruction of a Historic Street in Bruxelles
1992, (with Liam O'Connor) first prize (ex-aequo) at the International Competition for the Reconstruction of Warsaw City Core, Warsaw, Poland
1990–1995, two residential/commercial buildings (Lots 1A, 1B) in the Historic Centre of Bruxelles, Laeken Street
1989–1994, (with Ivo Tagliaventi) reconstruction and extension to a mixed urban building complex in Bologna, Zanolini Street
1992–1994, (con Ivo Tagliaventi) project for the new Day-Hospital of Zola Predosa, Bologna
1994–1995 project for the redevelopment of the Historic centre in Chinon, France
1995–1996, project for the new Cultural Centre of the city of Biarritz, France
1994–1996, project for the urban redevelopment of the Lecourbe and Vaugirards streets in Paris
1996, awarded a prize at the International Competition for the University College of South Stockholm, organised by the Swedish Government-Department of Public Works
1996, first prize at the International Competition for the Redevelopment of the Marsham Street area in London, organised by the British Government-Department of the Environment
1997, selected among the seven finalists at the International competition for the New Centre for the Architecture and the City, organised by the Belgian Government
1995–2002, (with Leon Krier) new centre for the "Pista" Quarter in Alessandria, Italy (built)
1997–2002, (with Leon Krier) project for the redevelopment of a mixed-use block in the centre of the city of Valenza, Italy (built)
1998–1999, projects for 2 town-houses in Bologna (built)
1999, finalist at the International Competition for the new campus of the Louis Amstrong High School for the Arts (LAHSA), Lafayette, Louisiana
2001 project for the reconstruction of 2 town-houses in the centre of Dresden – Quartier am Neumarkt
2000–2005 project for a group of mixed-use buildings in the Johannisviertel neighborhood – Quartier am Tacheles in Central Berlin developed by the Fundus Group, within the masterplan designed by DPZ (building permit)
2002–2005 project for an urban block with residential, offices, retails and a public elementary school in the town of Piove di Sacco (building permit)
2002–2007 masterplan for the re-urbanization of an area in the suburbs of Bologna and project for a new urban neighborhood in the area of Via della Pietra, Bologna (under construction)
2002–2007 masterplan for a new urban neighborhood in the area of Viale Salvemini, Bologna (under construction)
2002–2005 project for a complex of residential, commercial and office buildings in the city of Valenciennes, France (under construction)
2004–2005 project for 2 urban blocks in the new town of Val d’Europe, France for Disney Resort Paris (under construction)
2005–2007 project for a new residential village in the town of Bailly-Romainvilliers, France (building permit)
2006–2007 project for a new village center in the city of Magny-le-Hongre, France (building permit)


International Exhibitions and Conferences

1992 is curator of the Bologna Triennale I of Architecture and Urbanism A VISION OF EUROPE , opened by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales on September 29, 1992 at the Centre San Giorgio in Poggiale, Bologna, Italy
1994 International Architectural Exhibition "CITTA' GIARDINO-GARDEN CITIES" at the British Cultural Centre in Bologna, Italy
1996 is curator of the Bologna Triennale II of Architecture and Urbanism URBAN RENAISSANCE , opened by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales on March 22, 1996
1996 International Architectural Exhibition "URBAN RENAISSANCE" at the United Nations Summit HABITAT II, Kabatas Cultural Centre, Istanbul, Turkey
from April 7 to May 4, 1997 is curator of the International exhibition of architecture and urbanism "Byens Rom" at the City Hall of the city of Oslo, Norway
from June 21 to August 17 is curator of the international exhibition of architecture and urbanism "Urban Renaissance Urbaine" at the Foundation for the Architecture in Bruxelles, Belgium
from September 12 to October 25 is curator of the international exhibition of architecture and urbanism "Berpizkkunde Hiritarra/Renacimiento Urbano" at the San Telmo Museum in the city of San Sebastian, Spain
from July 9 to September 3 1998 is curator of the international exhibition of architecture and urbanism "Renacimento Urbano" at the National Direction of Historic Monuments, Praça do Comercio, Lisbon, as part of the official celebrations of EXPO 98
from September 14 to October 15, 1999 is curator of the international exhibition of architecture and urbanism "Die Wiedergeburt der Stadt" at the AltesStadthaus, Berlin
from March 9 to May 7, 2000 is curator of the III Triennale of Architecture and Urbanism of "A Vision of Europe", dedicated to "The Other Modern 1900–2000", at the Centre S. Giorgio in Poggiale, Bologna
from October 7 to December 9, 2004 is curator of the IV Triennale of Architecture and Urbanism of "A Vision of Europe", dedicated to "New Civic Architecture. The Ecological Alternative to Sub-Urbanization", at the Centre S. Mattia, Bologna


Main Publications

September 1992, (with Liam O'Connor) "A Vision of Europe. International Exhibition of Architecture and Urbanism", catalogue of the Bologna Triennale I of Architecture and Urbanism, Alinea Editions, Firenze
1993, "A New Renaissance. Urban Classicism is back", in Richard Economakis (a cura di), "Building Classical", Academy Editions, London
March 1994, "Garden Cities", Gangemi Editions, Roma
February 1995, "Main messages and conclusions emerging from the European workshop on medium-sized cities" in "Visions and Actions for Medium-Sized Cities. Reports from the European Workshops of Alicante, Volos and Oviedo " edited by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg
March 1995, "From the Archives of the 20th Century"" in "A&C International" N.1, Bologna
September 1995, "Urbanizing the Suburbs" in "A&C International" N.2, Bologna
March 1996, "Urban Renaissance", catalogue of the Bologna Triennale II of Architecture and Urbanism, Grafis Editions, Bologna
May 1996, "Cités Jardins", in Dictionnaire de l'Architecture du XX siècle, Hazan, Paris
May 1996, "The Railway Station as Urban Space * The Architecture of the Railway Station" in "A&C International" N.4, Bologna
September 1999, "The Architecture of the largest Classical City of the 20th century: Washington D.C. 1900–1999", in "A&C International" N.6, Bologna
March 2000, "The Other Modern 1900–2000. Classical and Traditional Architectures in the Construction of the 20th century city", Dogma Editrice, Savona
March 2000, "The projects for the new city of the 21st century" in "A&C International" N.7/8, Bologna
October 2000, "Tecniche e Tecnologie dell'Architettura tra Eclettismo e Storicismo", Alinea Editore, Firenze
June 2002, “New Urbanism”, A&C Documents N.1, Alinea Editrice, Firenze
June 2003, “Architecture in the Age of Globalization”, A&C Documents N.2, Alinea Editrice, Firenze
September 2003, “History of New Urbanism in Europe”, TND Townpaper N. 5
June 2004, “Towards a new Urban Renaissance”, A&C Documents N.3, Alinea Editrice, Firenze
October 2004, “New Civic Architecture. The Ecological Alternative to Sub-Urbanization”, Alinea Editrice, Firenze
September 2005, “Ecological Urban Architecture”, A&C Documents N.4, Alinea Editrice, Firenze
September 2006, “From Slab-Urbia to the City”, with Alessandro Bucci, A&C Documents N.5, Alinea Editrice, Firenze
January 2007, “Manuale di Architettura Urbana”, Pàtron Editore, Bologna 2007

 
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