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Fall 2016, History of Public Realm field trip to Rome.

“History of Public Realm” course field trip to Rome.

Kent State University Florence – CAED grad students explored the Tor Bella Monaca neighborhood in Rome with prof. Alessandro Coppola, their instructor in the “History of Public Realm” course. Though still affected by deprivation and neglect, the neighborhood represents the widespread desire for renewal that is slowly attempting at changing the current situation, also through processes of…

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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 Giuseppe Farris.

Giuseppe Farris, principal at Studio Farris Architects, to lecture at KSUF 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 Kent State University Florence 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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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, KSUF 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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