WHAT DO WE DO

“It is more from our works that we spread ideas than through ourselves” Albini argued.

The Foundation constantly organizes activities open to the public, aimed at supporting research and promoting cultural initiatives related to the world of art, creativity and contemporary architecture.

GUIDED TOURS

The opening to the public of its historical archive and of the original studio of Franco Albini, full of unique, unpublished or serial design pieces, which are flanked by vintage drawings and photos, interviews and 3D reproductions to get to know the creative process live and the rigorous method of this great master, one of the most representative figures of Italian and international design and architecture, intends to spread the knowledge of the work of the great Milanese master. For adults and children.

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SHOWS

The great innovators were first of all “people”, with their own history, propensity and sensitivity.
Attending the characters of the Modern, understanding the origins of their attitude and the meaning of their responses to the needs of their time, is of great importance to bring these models closer to the new generations.
To do this we use the theater. We tell stories that emotionally involve and leave a mark, for those who want to grasp it, to be relaunched in the world.

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WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN

Starting from Franco Albini’s methodological criteria, the Foundation dedicated to him is working on the establishment of an Academy, which aims to develop training courses for the discovery and enhancement of talents.

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EXHIBITIONS

After the exhibition “Zero Gravity. Franco Albini Building modernity “, set up by Renzo Piano and Franco Origoni at the Milan Triennale on the occasion of the centenary of the birth of Franco Albini, who gave rise to the foundation of the Foundation, our periodic activity of exhibitions curated to disseminate the work of the Milanese architect.

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EXPERTISE

A service offered by the Design Department of the Franco Albini Foundation

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PUBLICATIONS

Among the many activities that have characterized his life, the Foundation has created, independently or together with important publishers, several printed publications to tell Franco Albini and the history of architecture through a privileged observation point. An activity that continues over time and that continues to give birth to publications.

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