16:00-17:00 Lecture di Patrick Blanc

Introduce Stefano Boeri

Patric Blanc, born on June 3rd, 1953 in Paris.
Botany award, French Academy of Sciences, 1993
Innovation Contest Award Winner, Ministry of Research 1999
Talent d’or (Golden Award), Sommet du Luxe et de la Création, 2002
Virgile prize for the book « Etre Plante à l’ombre des forêts tropicales », 2003
Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, 2005
Silver medal, Architecture Academy, 2005
One of 50 Best Inventions of the Year, Time Magazine, 2009
RIBA Honorary Fellowship (Royal Institute of British Architects), 2010

Vertical Gardens :
Altogether, more than 300 Vertical Gardens created all over the world. Many works with famous Architects : Jean Nouvel, Herzog and de Meuron, Tadao Ando, Andrée Putman, Marc Newson, Francis Soler, Kengo Kuma, Kazuyo Sejima, César Pelli, Edouard François, Jean-Paul Viguier, Bonnie Fisher, J+H Boiffils, Saguez and Partners, …
First article referring Patrick Blanc as the creator of vertical gardens, 1978
First Vertical Garden patent, 1988
First commissioned Vertical Garden for the Museum of Sciences and Industry, Paris, 1986
International Garden Festival, Chaumont-sur-Loire, 1994
Pershing Hall, Paris, 2001
Quai Branly Museum, Paris, 2004
Creation of a 1500 m² Vertical Garden in Les Clayes sous Bois, 2012
Creation of the world tallest Vertical Gardens in Sydney (Architect Jean Nouvel), 2013
Creation of 67 hanging planted columns, 12 to 18 m high, for the PAMM museum in Miami (architects Herzog & de Meuron), 2013
Creation of the world tallest plant installation of climbers : Le Nouvel in Kuala Lumpur (Architect Jean Nouvel), 2016





Francesca Pierangeli