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Mixing Metabolisms symposium.

Mixing Metabolisms symposium.

On Wednesday November 20, 2017 a symposium, co-produced with Syracuse University and California State University, Florence programs, will take place at Palazzo Vettori. The symposium, titled “Mixing Metabolisms: Old Cities and New Residents”, is curated by prof. Lawrence Davis, Undergraduate Chair at Syracuse University School of Architecture. It develops a discussion around transformations in the…

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Fall 2017, lecture by Ricardo Flores.

Ricardo Flores, co-founder at Flores&Prats, to lecture at Kent State University Florence CAED.

Ricardo Flores, co-founder at Flores&Prats in Barcelona, Spain, will lecture on Thursday November 2 at Palazzo Vettori. Paola Giaconia will introduce him. The studio of Flores & Prats Arquitectos is dedicated to confronting theory and academic practice with the design and construction activity. The office was established in 1998, after winning the competition for the masterplan…

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Spring 2017, lecture by Stefano Pujatti.

Stefano Pujatti, founder and principal at ElasticoSPA, to lecture at Kent State University Florence CAED.

Stefano Pujatti, founder and principal at ElasticoSPA in Turin, Italy, will lecture on Tuesday April 11 at Palazzo Vettori. Marzo Brizzi will introduce him. For ElasticoSPA design is science-fiction rather than just a science. It’s a balance between form and function, it’s innovation and realism, it means jumping forward keeping in mind what’s behind. ElasticoSPA…

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Spring 2017, LOOK AT ME NOW! Photography Workshop With Anna Positano.

LOOK AT ME NOW! photography and video workshops to start next week.

The week after midterm reviews (March 20 – 23, 2017), students enrolled in the Architecture and in the Interior Design programs at Kent State University in Florence will attend the third edition of the LOOK AT ME NOW! workshops. Instructors are two architects, photographers and video makers who are especially talented in portraying contemporary architecture…

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Spring 2017, lecture by David Trottin.

David Trottin, founding partner at PÉRIPHÉRIQUES MARIN + TROTTIN ARCHITECTES, to lecture at Kent State University Florence CAED.

David Trottin, founding partner at PÉRIPHÉRIQUES MARIN + TROTTIN ARCHITECTES, based in Paris, will be at Palazzo Vettori on Tuesday March 7, 2017 presenting recent works by his office. Marco Brizzi will introduce his lecture. Inspired by the Dogma movement, PÉRIPHÉRIQUES ARCHITECTES structure was born in the mid 90’s from the fierce desire to go…

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Fall 2016, final reviews. Dean Mark Mistur and Gian Piero Frassinelli.

An impressive panel of jurors for the graduate architecture studio.

Dean Mark Mistur, Gian Piero Frassinelli (Superstudio) and Gianfranco Bombaci (2a+p/a), together with KSU-F faculty Marco Brizzi and Giovanni Damiani, participated in the final reviews for the graduate architecture studio led by Paola Giaconia. The 6 students (Alex Petruso, Ashley Kerwood, Cara Welch, David Sidick, Jacob Sas, Stephen Scabora) were challenged to redefine a piece…

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