Via Aldo Moro
Wednesday 19, Thursday 20,
Friday 21 October:
from 9:00 to 18:00
Saturday, October 22:
from 9:00 to 17:00
The trade show is open to the public
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School groups: only permitted classes V Wednesday, 19/10 and Thursday, 20/10 accompanied by teachers.
Please present a list with the names on the letterhead of the Institute to Ticket Office. They will be provided free tickets valid for the day
University Students: free ticket at the ticket office by presenting the student card valid for the current year
Piazza Costituzione, 6
40127 Bologna Italy
Tel. +39 051 282111
Fax. +39 051 6374013
Internazionale Marmi e Macchine Carrara (IMM), in collaboration with Bologna Fiere, was present at SAIE, the first Italian trade show for the construction industry, the project “White Marble for Building”. The event setted out to enhance and promote the use of marble in the building industry as an eco-sustainable, innovative material, perfectly malleable according to the new trends dominating the current architecture and design scenarios, which this year have crowned marble and natural stones as their absolute protagonists.
In 2016, marble appeared to be an extraordinarily fashionable material, being capable of exerting a great appeal on foreign markets. The use of marble in architecture seems, therefore, an issue of considerable importance, requiring specific skills to allow an optimal choice of the materials to be used – i.e. depending on the target of use, on the physical and mechanical characteristics they present, etc. – as well as an accurate knowledge of installation techniques and adhesives so as to ensure a perfect performance of the material itself, also (and primarily) in terms of environmental sustainability. Also for external walls’ claddings, specific expertise is clearly required, in particular in the field of metal anchoring systems, that more than others have to assure the best guarantee of grip.
In the framework of the event White Marble for Building, IMM, with its nearly thirty-year experience, offered: