Ceramics of Italy Sponsoring MIT Symposium

Cambridge, MA, March 21, 2014 -- On March 22-23, Ceramics of Italy will participate in a technical symposium on architectural ceramics in Boston.

The program was organized by Technology & Conservation, the MIT Department of Architecture’s Building and Technology Program and the Boston Society of Architects’ Historic Resources Committee.

“Architectural Ceramics in the 21st Century: Design & Preservation of Contemporary & Historic Architecture” will explore the use, performance, maintenance and preservation of terra cotta, porcelain and other architectural ceramics at MIT.

Ceramics of Italy will participate in the conference in several ways including the sponsorship of two key speakers on the conference program, including Giorgio Timellini, Director of the Italian Tile Center in Bologna and professor at the University of Bologna, Department of Applied Chemistry & Materials Science, and Giorgio Valentini, president of Atlantic Link.