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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 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, 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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Students presented works produced in the LOOK AT ME NOW! workshops.

On Thursday March 19, 2015 the students made a final presentation of the works they produced in the course of the LOOK AT ME NOW! photography and video workshops in the lecture hall at Palazzo Cerchi. Antonio Godoli, Director of the Architecture Department at the Uffizi, was invited to attend the presentations. Marco Brizzi, professor of the “Video,…

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Spring 2015, LOOK AT ME NOW! photography and video workshop.

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

The week after midterm reviews (March 16 – 19, 2015), students enrolled in the Architecture and in the Interior Design programs at Kent State University in Florence will attend the first 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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