CODE – COmpetititons for DEsigners – launches “Italian Tradition Market”, a competition of ideas aiming to design the first market of handcrafted Italian excellences of Art, Craftsmanship, Food and Wine production and Areas on the remains of a 88 B.C. Roman Theater. A cash prize of € 10,000 will be awarded to winners selected by a well-renowned jury made of, among the others, Enzo Eusebi, Alfredo Häberli, Andrea Marcante (Marcante Testa), Benedetta Tagliabue (Miralles Tagliabue), Dong Gong (Vector Architects).
The ruins of the 88 B.C. Roman theater will be the new foundation of the tradition of Italian craftsmanship to make it look towards the future. The architectural intervention will have to become the refined stage of one of the most excellent expressions of Italianness.