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TEDxPalermo - Francesco Librizzi - The Joy of Paradox

The TEDxPalermo Talk Francesco Librizzi was held in the evening of April30th. The location due to bad weather was changed at the very last minute with the studio427. As unveiled by the Talk's title The Joy of Paradox when rules are tricky then a Paradox of creativity and discipline could be the answer. Listen what Joy truly means for a Designer. Francesco Librizzi was born on may 19th, 1977 in Palermo. He is an architect and interior designer currently working in Milan. In 2005 he founded his studio for design and architecture. As writer and editor, he collaborated from 2005 to 2007 with the magazine DOMUS. From 2003 to 2005 he collaborated as architect with Luceplan. In march 2004 he graduated in Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture within Palermo University (magna cum laude) Francesco currently teaches Interior Design at NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano) within the Master in Interior Designer and within the study abroad program in collaboration with Philadelphia University of the Arts, University of Illinois (Chicago), and Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design (London). He has taught within the Multiplicity Lab of Stefano Boeri, at MARHI Moscow School of Architecture, and at IED Barcelona. Among his recent projects: the interior layout of the new RCS headquarters, in collaboration with Boeri Studio (author of the building) and Mario Piazza (graphics); the new facade of the Allianz Teatro, Assago; a private nursery school selected for the London Festival of Architecture 2008; the exhibition architecture for the brand FMG and IRIS. In June 2008 the studio won an architectural competion for the renovation fo the Corti di Baires in Milano and in September 2008 he was awarded of the Prix Hemile Hermes in Paris. He curated, with Salottobuono, the set up exhibition for the Italian Papillon at the last Architecture Biennale of Venice. In the spirit of "ideas worth spreading", TED has created a program called TEDx, of local events, organized independently, that bring people together to share an experience similar to the one you live with TED. The TED Conference provides general guidance for all the TEDx events, but local events are made independently.
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