The works selected in the contest “La Ceramica e il Progetto” will be exposed at Cersaie 2020 (https://www.cersaie.it/it/index.php) this year too, in the dedicated show at the Galleria dell’Architettura. Cersaie is the international exhibition of ceramic and an architectural gallery.
La Ceramica e il Progetto, architecture contest for the Italian ceramic industry, and Cersaie 2020 are collaborating for many years in order to reward and give visibility to the best architectures realized with tiles of Italian ceramic.
The contest that will involve Cersaie 2020 purposes 3 categories: institutional buildings/urban design, residential and commercial/Hospitality. The projects are realised by architectures and interior designers that live in Italy, and it’s for works terminated from January 2017 to January 2020. The initiative is dedicated to ex-novo works, restructurings and measures of architectural renovation, with the usage of ceramic products by the companies that adhere to Ceramics of Italy, the collective brand that guarantees the Italian quality and excellence.
On the website www.laceramicaeilprogetto.it you can see the contest call and fill out the application: the deadline is on the 20th of May.
The jury will be composed by important Italian architects and they will assess following these standards: creativity, functionality and aesthetic taste of the work. They will consider the whole projecting, the usage of ceramic tiles, the quality of the laying and the environmental valorization that is possible for the sustainability of the materials. The winner architect for each category will win 5 thousand euros.
In 2019 there were 115 participants and there has been a winner for each category. The jury has also decided to give 7 mentions, 2 for both the residential and institutional categories and 3 for the commercial one. all the winning projects will be viewable at www.laceramicaeilprogetto.it.
The next edition of Cersaie
Cersaie 2020 is the most important appointment about surfaces design and bathroom furniture. It’s demonstrated by the over 112 thousand visitors of the last edition. About the 50% of these were foreigners.
During the five days of Cersaie 2020 you will be able to find out all the new trends of the surface design and the bathroom furniture. Many companies will actually introduce in advance new products, materials shapes and technologies. In the pavilions of Cersaie 2020 you will be able to see the whole range of products of the sector: big ceramic slabs, tiles of every shape, wallpapers, wood floors, bathroom furniture, showers, saunas, bathtubs, design taps and plumbing.