Cuba Pays Tribute to Italian Architect Vittorio Garatti
Havana (Prensa Latina) The University of Arts of Cuba will pay tribute to the Italian Vittorio Garatti for his contributions to the national architecture and will grant him the degree Doctor Honoris Causa, that institution confirmed today.
Such recognition is part of the celebrations for his 90th birthday and will take place on Tuesday in the capital National Museum of Fine Arts.
Along with the Venetian Roberto Gottardi and the Cuban Ricardo Porro, Garatti conceived the buildings of the Schools of Art of Havana, considered a jewel of the culture of this country.
Born in Milan in 1927, the nonagenarian creator was in charge of the facilities of music and ballet centers, as part of a project cataloged as a unique architectural experience.
In 2012, the three authors received the Vittorio de Sica Architecture Award in Italy and in 2013 the buildings were declared a National Monument.
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