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ARCHITECTURAL STUDIES

Undergraduate Courses / Required electives (*)

(*) For Kent State ARCS students, these courses may be taken to fulfill the requirement for upper-division ARCH electives. For students from affiliate institutions, course selection will be based on the curriculum requirements of their home institution, the student’s experience level, the recommendation of the student’s academic advisors and CAED program coordinators, and the student’s interests.

Design Studio

NOW is the time to study design in Florence! Historically a place where commerce meets art, where fashion meets architecture and where engineering meets poetry…

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Reading Cities

Lecture and exercises in the visual analysis of urban form. Various media are taught and encouraged: sketching, watercolor, photographs, video, etc. …

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Undergraduate Courses / Electives

Sketching and Drawing

The design professions increasingly, with the widespread use of digital technologies, require sketching and drawing abilities…

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Video, Media, and Architecture

The course investigates the increasingly intertwined issues that link contemporary architectural research to the world of…

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Faculty

Marco Brizzi

Marco Brizzi, PhD, is architecture critic and curator. He has been teaching at California State University – Florence Program, at Università La Sapienza in Rome, at the University in Florence, at the University …

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Filippo Caprioglio

Filippo Caprioglio received his degree in Architecture at IUAV (Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia) in Venice, Italy, with the thesis: “The Museum of the City in Mestre” in 1997…

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Sylvie Duvernoy

Sylvie Duvernoy is an architect, graduated from Paris University in 1982. In 1988 she received her PhD from the Architecture Department of the University of Florence. After teaching classes in…

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Duccio Ferroni

Duccio Ferroni graduated in Architecture from the University of Florence in 1984. As a student he started working at Paolo Fiori’s architecture firm as a junior partner since 1980. In that position he developed…

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Alberto Francini

Alberto Francini is an Architect and holds a PhD in Urban Planning and Architecture at the Politecnico of Milan and Pratt Institute of New York. He worked with Giuliano Fiorenzuoli in New York and later with…

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Paola Giaconia

Paola Giaconia is a licensed architect and experienced university educator. She graduated with a diploma in Architecture from the Politecnico di Milano. Recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship, she received her Master’s…

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Guido Incerti

Guido Incerti studied architecture at IUAV (Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia) in Venice, Italy and at TU Delft (Delft University of Technology) in the Netherlands. He has work experiences at Will Alsop Associates and…

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Roberto Nesti

Roberto Nesti graduated in architecture from the University of Florence in 1982. His activity includes architecture, interior design, industrial design, and writing. Since the 1990’s he has collaborated with…

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Andrea Ponsi

Andrea Ponsi graduated in architecture in Florence in 1974. He then completed the AA Graduate Diploma at the Architectural Association in London and, recipient of the ITT International Fewllowship, a Master’s Degree in…

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