THE ARTIST CHRISTO PASSED AWAY AT 84: HE WRAPPED BUILDINGS AND LANDSCAPES TO REVOLUTIONIZE OUR SENSE

The Bulgarian artist Christo, famous for its avant-garde architectural installations, passed away on 31 May 2020 in New York City at 84 years old for natural causes. His artistic career lasted more than sixty years and this autumn he would have wrapped the Arc de Triomphe in Paris for 16 days. He has been a prolific artist in various fields, but he is known for having wrapped urban and rural landscapes with fabrics and ropes. Christo died of natural causes at his home in New York City Anyway we can hardly speak about Christo without mentioning his French wife, creative soulmate and lifetime business partner Jeanne-Claude. She died in 2009 and Christo kept on working on his art to give life t

COVID-19 EMERGENCY IN HOSPITALS: THE KEY ROLE OF NEW FLEXIBLE SPACES

The emergency caused by Covid-19 has had a significant impact in several areas, but healthcare is the sector that first of all has had to adapt in response to new urgent needs. We have seen rapid and excellent conversions of public venues and spaces in specialized facilities for the care of Covid-19 patients. In addition, architects and engineers worked hard to make existing hospitals safe in order to welcome an increasing number of people infected. The redesign of hospital structures in a very short time was possible thanks to the work of multi-professional teams who took immediate decisions based on uncertain and changing forecasts: this has been a great example of operational management i

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