Naturale inclinazione 2018

Garden design between retrospection and foreknowledge

Since its first edition in 2011, Natural inclination, the programme of summer’s end events, has been inspired by the personality of Ippolito Pizzetti (1926-2007) and his indefatigable commitment to the popularisation of the culture and art of garden design, a poetic action with a wealth of significance from the ethical and social point of view…

Naturale inclinazione 2017

Commons, woods, gardens

This year, the series of events dedicated to gardens and organised by the Foundation provides a common perspective on two highly topical themes, which were introduced on recent occasions and that continue to arouse much interest on a cultural and professional level. Thanks to the results achieved by two scholarships held by the Foundation over…

Naturale inclinazione 2016

public meetings dedicated to ideas and practices in contemporary gardening

The natural inclination of Ippolito Pizzetti once again inspires the brief cycle of events dedicated to the broad world of ideas and practices in gardening – this time with a special focus on the trade of the landscape designer – and directs the contents. Pierfrancesco Stella presents the results of the study conducted at the…

Naturale inclinazione 2015

public meetings dedicated to ideas and practices in contemporary gardening

With the end-of-summer initiative Natural Inclination, dedicated to the vast world of garden ideas and practices, the Foundation proposes reflecting on current issues, to be tackled and shared through various stories and languages. This is an attempt to consider a “new” way of relating to nature, which emerges in the most diverse contexts, and the…

Naturale inclinazione 2014

public meetings dedicated to ideas and practices in contemporary gardening

The Foundation proposes a cycle of public events which, through various stories, places, topics and languages, aim to support and feed the ever-increasing “natural inclination”, a possible antidote to the strife and conflicts of our times and tangible expression of new hopes and plans, able to involve everyone who feels like an inhabitant and part…

Naturale inclinazione 2013

Gardens landscapes city country

Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche organises a day of events dedicated to ideas and practices in contemporary gardening, curated by Simonetta Zanon. The title refers to Ippolito Pizzetti (1926-2007), unforgettable maestro, friend, unsurpassable and unwavering authority.     venerdì 25 ottobre 2013 ore 10-13 seminario a invito con Anna Lambertini, introduce e coordina Luigi Latini. L’incontro…

Naturale inclinazione 2012

public meetings dedicated to ideas and practices in contemporary gardening

For the second year in a row, in September, Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche will hold Natural Inclination, a cycle of events open to the public, curated by Simonetta Zanon, dedicated to ideas and practices in contemporary gardening. A choice brought on by the keen interest in this topic — always dear to the Foundation’s work…

Naturale inclinazione 2011

four events (+ 1) to talk about gardens and nature in contemporary landscape

A return to the garden, always the backdrop of passions and fashions, as well as the ever changing stage of our need for nature, harmony, measure. A return to the garden, the place that “caresses the eyes and the senses” yet is all too easily neglected and relegated to a niche role for the few,…