Radical Utopias

Beyond Architecture: Florence 1966–1976

Guided Tours of Leonardo Savioli’s Workshop

Guided tours of Leonardo Savioli’s workshop in Galluzzo, arranged in conjunction with the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi to tie in with the Radical Utopias. Beyond Architecture: Florence 1966–76 exhibition (Strozzina, Palazzo Strozzi 20 October 2017–21 January 2018), are part of an itinerary designed to enhance the innovative legacy of experience, knowledge and sensitivity which has forged several generations of architects, starting precisely with the Radical Utopias generation, and which today as back then reveals a still topical world of visions of design.

Saturday 4 November 2017 at 10.00 and 11.30
Saturday 2 December 2017 at 10.00 and 11.30
Saturday 13 January 2018 at 10.00 and 11.30

Workshop of Leonardo Savioli
Via delle Romite, 12A, Galluzzo, Florence

Admission free while places last

Sigma CSC
from Monday to Friday
9.00-13.00; 14.00-18.00
Tel. +39 055 2469600 – Fax +39 055 244145


The tours are part of a programme of events for autumn 2017 entitled “Leonardo Savioli 100. The Legacy of a Tuscan Architect a Century After His Birth”, devoted to the first centenary of the birth of celebrated 20th century Tuscan architect Leonardo Savioli (1917–82). Held in various sites in Florence and Tuscany, the events, involving some of the most important local and national institutions, are designed to allow participants to rediscover Savioli’s work, designs and thought as a key to developing the public’s sensitivity to Tuscany’s architectural and cultural heritage.

Leonardo Savioli 100 is a project devised by the Fondazione Giovanni Michelucci, the Regione Toscana, the Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci Prato, the Archivio di Stato di Firenze, the Fondazione Architetti Firenze and Tempo Reale, and produced with the support of the Città Metropolitana di Firenze.

The challenge facing the Fondazione from the outset has been to bring international quality exhibition and cultural events to Florence and Tuscany.

On the palazzo’s Piano Nobile and in the Strozzina area the Fondazione organises art exhibitions ranging from the art of the ancient world via the Renaissance to the modern and contemporary era.

From: 20 October 2017
To: 21 January 2018


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