Talks between architecture and design
The Cambra del Espai Rambleta room in Valencia will host the ‘XL/xs Designed by architects’ exhibition from the 11th of February. It is a show organizedby the College of Architects of Valencia and curated by Valencian architect and designer Ramón Esteve whose aim is to explore the relationship between the architect and the design world through different pieces and unique projects.
“The architect has always had close ties with the world of design. Under this profession great pieces have been born, due to their unique condition or in order to enhance the conceptual language of architecture. This collaboration withthe world of designis still in forcetoday,as part ofmultidisciplinary teamsproviding knowledge that complements each other,” the organizers of the sample point out.
The exhibition will openas partof the celebrationat Feria Valencia from the 11th to the 14th of February of the Cevisama, Habitat and Fimma Maderalia,exhibitions where both architecture and design playan essential role.In this sense,’XL/xs Designed x architects’ will be part of the agenda of’ See You in Valencia 2014′, the initiative that brings together the jointh olding these exhibition sand events that are taking placein parallel.
The architects’ contribution to the design world
The sample will collecta selection ofproducts designed by Spanish architect sand international professionals working with publishersand producers ofour country.In addition, projects will also be exposed by students and young emerging professionals that createa special interestfor its innovative potential,of all area sof the architect,from everyday objects, fashion products, construction, graphic design, lighting, etc.. A committee composed of professionalsfrom various fields will be responsible for selecting the pieces.The committee will assess the designs created with attention, care, dedication, desire for progressand technological and non-technological innovation, and therefore those that are worthy of recognition.
The exhibition projectwill becarried out withthe special collaboration of the tape art collective, TAVand it has established two categoriesin which participants can submittheir proposals: At first professional architectsor firms with anedited product or unedited pieces of special interest, and, in a second category, architecture students with innovativeandunique products.
Proposals should be sent by email toexposiciónxlxs@ctav.es with the deadline until the 17th of Januaryandon the 23rd of January the Selection Committee will communicate. All information i savailable through the official website http://exposicionxlxs.com/ and on www.nosvemosenvalencia.com