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Fall 2016, Urban Sociology workshop with UniFi.

Workshop with Università di Firenze.

Our Kent State University Florence – CAED grad students started a collaboration today with colleagues from the Università degli Studi di Firenze – Facoltà di Architettura. The workshop, led by Urban Sociology professor Leonardo Chiesi, focuses on people and space and proposes a set of theoretical and empirical tools for the investigation of this complex relationship.

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Spring 2016, Pursuing Passion scholarship.

Student Bintou Carly Coulibaly winner of ‘Pursuing Passion Scholarship’.

We are happy to announce that Bintou Carly Coulibaly, a KSU-Florence Architecture student, has been awarded the ‘Pursuing Passion Scholarship’ promoted by Michilli Inc. Construction and Consulting, New York City. Dr. Angelo Michilli, Principal at Michilli Inc., announced the winner on Thursday May 5, 2016, in the Lecture Hall at Palazzo Vettori in the presence of…

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Spring 2016, lecture by Kamiel Klaasse.

Kamiel Klaasse, principal at NL Architects, to lecture at KSU-F | CAED.

Kamiel Klaasse, principal at NL Architects based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, will be at Palazzo Vettori on Tuesday April 19, 2016 presenting recent works by his office. Marco Brizzi will introduce his lecture. NL Architects is an Amsterdam based office. The initial four principals, Pieter Bannenberg, Walter van Dijk, Kamiel Klaasse and Mark Linnemann, officially…

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Spring 2016, lecture by Giuseppe Farris.

Giuseppe Farris, principal at Studio Farris Architects, to lecture at KSU-F | CAED.

Giuseppe Farris, principal at Studio Farris Architects based in Antwerp, Belgium, will be at Palazzo Vettori on Tuesday April 5, 2016 presenting recent works by her office. Andrea Ponsi will introduce his lecture. Studio Farris Architects is an architectural practice based in Antwerp, Belgium and founded by Italian architect Giuseppe Farris in 2008. The studio’s goal…

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Spring 2016, lecture by Helena Casanova.

Helena Casanova, co-founder of Casanova+Hernandez, to lecture at KSU-F | CAED.

Helena Casanova, co-founder with Jesus Hernandez of Casanova+Hernandez, with offices in Rotterdam, will be at Palazzo Vettori on Tuesday March 1, 2016 presenting recent works by her office. Paola Giaconia will introduce her lecture. Casanova+Hernandez, founded in 2001 by Helena Casanova and Jesus Hernandez, is a design and research studio based in Rotterdam. It focuses on rethinking…

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Spring 2016, lecture by Sandy Attia.

Sandy Attia, co-founder of Modus Architects, to lecture at KSU-F | CAED.

Sandy Attia, co-founder with Matteo Scagnol of Modus Architects, with offices in Brixen, Italy, will be at Palazzo Vettori on Tuesday February 23, 2016 presenting recent works by her office. Marco Brizzi will introduce her lecture. Sandy Attia and Matteo Scagnol partner as Modus Architects in the year 2000 after completing their graduate studies at…

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Fall 2015, "Rural Studio at Twenty" book presentation (photo: Timothy Hursley).

Special event: “Rural Studio at Twenty” book presentation.

Kent State University, Florence Program CAED, in partnership with California State University, Florence Program and with the Università degli Studi di Firenze | Dipartimento di Architettura, will host a book presentation on Wednesday November 25 at 4:30 pm: Elena Barthel, author of the book “Rural Studio at Twenty”, will talk about the legendary didactic experience started by charismatic architect…

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Paola Giaconia, KSU-F CAED coordinator, lectured at Dankook University in Seoul.

Professor Paola Giaconia, Coordinator for the Architecture and Interior Design programs at Kent State University Florence – CAED, lectured at Dankook University in Seoul on Monday October 26, 2015. Kent State University has recently established a partnership with this Korean University and KSU-F is looking forward to welcoming students from South Korea coming to Italy…

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The Kent State Forum on the City: BERLIN book is out!

“The Kent State Forum on the City: BERLIN” book -edited by Giovanni Damiani, Thilo Folkerts and Paola Giaconia– has just been released by the publishers at dpr-barcelona! The volume collects the contributions to the Kent State Forum on the City: BERLIN which, held at KSU Florence in Fall 2013, considered different aspects of the urban, architectural and…

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Spring 2015, lecture by Nanne de Ru.

Nanne de Ru, co-founder of Powerhouse Company, to lecture at KSU-F | CAED.

Nanne de Ru, co-founder with Charles Bessard of Powerhouse Company, with branches in Rotterdam, Copenhagen and Beijing, will be at Palazzo Cerchi on Tuesday April 14, 2015 presenting recent works by his office. Andrea Ponsi will introduce his lecture. Nanne de Ru is a co-founder of Powerhouse Company and the director of The Berlage Center…

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