The Danish studio Bjarke Ingels Group won the international architectural competition
Mayor of Parma is Federico Pizzarotti. He was born on October 7th 1973. He made national news by becoming the first Five Star Movement mayor in a provincial capital of Italy, after being elected on 21 May 2012 with 60.22% of votes in a runoff election. He left the Five Star Movement on 3 October 2016, after years of tensions with the national leadership of the party that culminated in his suspension on February 2016.