The Ambassador of Italy in the Netherlands, Mr. H. E. Andrea Perugini,
Alderman of the City of Eindhoven Mrs. Monique List and the Director of the
Dutch Design Foundation Mr. Martijn Paulen, have the honor to invite you to
the Italian Design Day 2019. This year, the Embassy of Italy in The Hague has
chosen the City of Eindhoven to host this event.
Special guest is Mr. Stefano Boeri, Architect, Professor and Initiator of
multiple initiatives to create a sustainable city of the future. His focus on the
relationship between city and nature led to the creation of Vertical Forest.
The first one arose in Milano in 2014, meanwhile these urban, high rise
vertical forests pop-up around the globe.
In Eindhoven, at Strijp S, the first
vertical forest in social housing will be accomplished by Sint Trudo in 2019.
The conference is in collaboration with Design Academy Eindhoven and
Eindhoven University of Technology and will take place on Monday 25th
March 2019, from 15.30h.
15.00h Doors open
15.30h Start program
18.00h Networking buffet with Italian drinks and bites.
Location: the Auditorium (Blauwe Zaal) of Eindhoven University of
The commune of Eindhoven is looking forward to welcome you to the city of Eindhoven to join us in this
celebration of design. Please note that there are limited places available, so
your soon response is most appreciated. Please confirm your attendance by
email to firstname.lastname@example.org.