The Carlo Scarpa Prize in Berlin


The International Carlo Scarpa Prize for Gardens is being presented in November in Berlin. This city, whose idea of urban nature developed in recent history, in particular with the Natur Park Schöneberger Südgelände project, is the focus of the thirty-second edition of the Prize.


Two public events scheduled to be held in Berlin:


Friday 18 November, 6-8pm

Italian Cultural Institute of Berlin, Hildebrandstrasse 2, 10785 Berlin

The Italian Cultural Institute of Berlin is hosting and organizing, together with Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche, the presentation of the book Natur Park Schöneberger Südgelände and Berlin’s Urban Nature. The International Carlo Scarpa Prize for Gardens 2022, edited by Patrizia Boschiero, Thilo Folkerts, Luigi Latini (published, in Italian and in English, by Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche in its “Memorie” series, with co-editor Antiga).

Speakers: Maria Carolina Foi, director of the Italian Cultural Institute of Berlin; Luigi Latini, director of Fondazione Benetton, co-editor of the book, and Anna Lambertini, member of the Fondazione Benetton Scientific Committee; Thilo Folkerts, landscape architect, co-editor of the book; Ingo Kowarik, ecologist and landscape planner, one of the leading figures in the story of the Natur Park; Tancredi Capatti, landscape architect; Beate Reuber, Park Ambassador, Grün Berlin GmbH.

Simultaneous translation into Italian and German will be provided.

Free entry, but for organizational purposes please book through the link


Sunday 27 November, 5-8pm

Feldfünf, Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 7-8, 10969 Berlin

In cooperation with feldfünf e.V., screening of the film Natur Park Südgelände, introduced by Patrizia Boschiero, coordinator of the Carlo Scarpa Prize activities. This will be followed by an open discussion moderated by Philipp Sattler, director of the foundation Die Grüne Stadt, with: the film director Davide Gambino; manager of the Natur Park Südgelände, Rita Suhrhoff (Grün Berlin); Thilo Folkerts, the Fondazione Scientific Committee; the geographer Sandra Jasper; others involved in various ways in this edition of the Prize and the documentary film, together with feldfünf e.V. managers and directors.

Free entry.


These and other public events in Berlin scheduled for 2023 have been made possible also thanks to the support of: Baumschule Lorberg; Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten BDLA Berlin-Brandenburg; DGGL-Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gartenkunst und Landschaftskultur e.V.; BESCO Berliner Steincontor; Feldfünf e.V.; Grün Berlin; Italian Cultural Institute of Berlin; Stiftung Die Grüne Stadt.