GREEN ISLAND 2013. Daily Program

Milano Design Week: 9-14th April 2013

Directed by Claudia Zanfi, aMAZElab / Atelier del Paesaggio

You can find here the complete daily program for GREEN ISLAND 2013. The Green Bike




MONDAY 8th April
12 pm: Press Conference 
Presentation to the press of the project Green Bike, the Dutch way.
Contributions will be made by: Michiel den Hond, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; Pierfrancesco Maran, Councillor for Mobility, Environment and Green Areas of Milan City Council; Claudia Zanfi, curator of the event.
 Palazzo Marino (Sala Stampa ‘Franco Brigida’), Piazza della Scala 2, Milano

TUESDAY 9th April
6 pm: Opening OLMO
 opening ceremony featuring presentations of: 
Dutch best practices; Bike District device; SuperHub; Milano-Expo 2015 cycle path.
Contributions will be made by: Giovanni De Nicola, Councillor for Infrastructures, Transport, Cycling Mobility of the Province of Milan; the vice Director of Legambiente, Andrea Poggio;
designers Max Lipsey and Jan Gunneweg, creators of the works on show. 
‘Green’ cocktails to follow, offered by Philips.
Olmo, Piazza della Vetra 21, Milano

WEDNESDAY 10th April
Opening and presentation of accessories linked to the world of cycling and city green areas. Intervention on behalf of Charles Lansdorp of the Flower Council of Holland on the production of plants in the Netherlands, in collaboration with PromoGiardinaggio. To finish, cocktails and tour of the art&crafts workshops of the Zona Isola.
 Equilibrio Urbano, via Guglielmo Pepe 12, Milano

THURSDAY 11th April
6 pm: Opening ROSSIGNOLI
Exhibition of bicycles both antique and modern, including Dutch Vanmoof models. 
Interventions by Johan Kramer, Consul-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Milan, italian authorities and Dutch designers on the themes of creativity and sustainable mobility. The artist Maarten Kolk (from studio Kolk+Kusters) creator of the works on show, will be present.
Bio Cocktails to follow.
 Rossignoli, Corso Garibaldi 71, Milano

FRIDAY 12th April
6 pm: Presentation co/ ROSSIGNOLI
The artist Matteo Guarnaccia will present the ‘murales’ he designed especially for the occasion. The artwork, dedicated to the Year of the Snake, constitutes a fertile and cyclical sign, casting the seeds of creativity throughout the city.
 Rossignoli, Corso Garibaldi 71, Milano

SATURDAY 13th April
7 pm: Spring Party 
Live street jazz, artistic performances, green installations and organic food.
An opportunity for socialisation, promoted by local designers and residents at the four corners between via Pepe, via Pastrengo and via Cola Montano, Zona Isola Milano.
Pepe NYMI, via Guglielmo Pepe 32, Milano

9.30 am – 2.30 pm 
Bike Tours: in search of the secret gardens of Milan and the niches of design.

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