Instituto Bardi’s mission is to maintain Bardi couple activities, who, in addition to its name, donated to Brazil the result of a lifetime of work for art and culture, within the philosophy of Pietro “The important thing is to move in these circles thinking of others more than yourself ”.


  • Preserve and spread the knowledge of Lina Bo and Pietro Maria Bardi work and thinking;
  • Produce publications, exhibitions, lectures, and seminars with an emphasis on architecture, urbanism and design.
  • Organize and encourage access to the couple’s collection, made up of drawings,plans, projects, correspondence, documents, and others.
  • Transform the Glass House into a space for dialogue and exchange ofknowledge.