Cevisama 2019 is nearly fully sold out
The prestigious Swiss architect Jacques Herzog han confirmed his participation at The CevisamaLab Architecture and Design Forum
Cevisama Trade Fair.
Jacques Herzog portrait by Adriano A. Biondo.
Cevisama, the international trade fair for the ceramics industry, bathroom equipment and natural stone industry, has succeeded in almost fully completing the past decade´s largest commercial showcase a few months short of its staging, according to the data provided by the organization. The event will take place earlier on the year compared to previous editions, from January 28th to February 1st 2019. To meet the expectations of visitors and exhibitors, the organization took a leap in quality in its parallel activities program in a quest to give greater prominence to projects, architecture and interior design, with a week long schedule of events that make attendance a must for the best manufacturers, distributors, architects, designers, interior decorators and project developers from around the world.
The CevisamaLab Architecture and Design Forum – the exhibition´s cultural arena – will feature some very renowned international speakers, which amongst them is the Swiss Pritzker awarded architect Jacques Herzog, who has confirmed his participation to the Spanish organizers. Jacques Herzog is co-founder of the Herzog & de Meuron practice with Pierre de Meuron in Basel since 1978. The practice enjoyed a magnificent growth over the year and currently has reached an international team consisting of around 40 associates and 400 collaborators, working to develop international projects that are mainly spread over Europe, America and Asia. The practice headquarters is based in Basel and there are offices located in the main world capitals such as London, New York, Hong Kong, Berlin and Copenhagen. Although many of the project work of Herzog & de Meuron are well known public buildings, such as stadiums and museums, they have also completed outstanding private commissions such as houses, offices and industrial buildings. A large variety of projects that have won numerous distinctions such as the Pritzker Prize in 2001, the RIBA Gold Medal and the Praemium Imperiale. The practice was also recognized with the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP).