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Spring 2015, lecture by Paolo Brescia and Tommaso Principi.

Lecture by Paolo Brescia and Tommaso Principi.

The Spring 2015 public event series at Kent State University, Florence Program kicked off on Tuesday February 10, 2015 with a lecture by Paolo Brescia and Tommaso Principi, principals and founding partners at OBR, Milan / London (www.obr.eu). The lecture was introduced by Marco Brizzi. OBR Open Building Research was established by Paolo Brescia and Tommaso Principi in 2000 to investigate…

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Fall 2014, lecture by Antonio Godoli.

An exciting design challenge at the Uffizi for KSU-F Architecture students.

Architecture students worked on a very challenging studio assignment during the Fall semester. They were asked to design a new exit to the Uffizi Gallery, a longstanding necessity that saw the launch of an international competition in 1998 to propose a solution. Several renowned architects participated, including Norman Foster, Hans Hollein, and Arata Isozaki, whose…

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Fall 2014, A Lightbox for Art workshop.

A Lightbox for Art workshop.

In Fall 2014 a 4-day workshop was offered to the students at Kent State University, Florence Program, organized by Paola Giaconia (Kent State University) and Franco Pisani (ISI Florence). The collaborative design workshop challenged students to engage -though briefly- in the study of issues, ideas and practical problems in the field of lighting design for…

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Spring 2014, lecture by Manuel Aires Mateus.

Lecture by Manuel Aires Mateus.

Portuguese architect Manuel Aires Mateus (www.airesmateus.com) lectured at Kent State University, Florence Program on Monday April 7, 2014. His lecture was introduced by Paola Giaconia. Manuel Aires Mateus was born in Lisbon in 1963 and graduated from “Faculdade de Arquitectura / U.T.L” in 1986. He started collaborating with the Arch. Gonçalo Byrne in 1983 and started…

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Spring 2014, lecture by Stefano Pujatti.

Lecture by Stefano Pujatti.

Stefano Pujatti, founder and principal of ElasticoSPA in Turin, Italy (www.elasticofarm.com), lectured at Kent State University, Florence Program on April 1, 2014. His lecture was introduced by Marco Brizzi. 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…

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Spring 2014, lecture by Carlos Arroyo.

Lecture by Carlos Arroyo.

Tuesday March 18, 2014 at 7:00 pm Spanish architect Carlos Arroyo lectured at Kent State University, Florence program. His lecture was introduced by Paola Giaconia. Carlos Arroyo Arquitectos (www.carlosarroyo.net) is a Madrid based architecture and planning office of international scope, with built work and projects in Spain, France, Belgium, Argentina, Colombia and Rwanda. Carlos Arroyo has developed…

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Spring 2014, lecture by Thom Faulders.

Lecture by Thom Faulders.

On Tuesday February 11, 2014, Thom Faulders, founding partner of FAULDERS STUDIO, Oakland, CA (faulders-studio.com) will be at Palazzo Cerchi presenting recent works by his office. The lecture will be introduced by John Loomis. FAULDERS STUDIO works at the intersection of commissioned architecture, permanent public art installations, international museum and gallery exhibitions, and speculative design research. Led by…

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Spring 2014, lecture by Luis Urculo.

Lecture by Luis Urculo.

On Tuesday January 28, 2014 Luis Urculo, principal of Estudio Luis Urculo in Madrid, Spain (www.luisurculo.com) lectured at Kent State University, Florence Program. His lecture was introduced by Marco Brizzi, professor of the “Architecture and Media” theory course. Luis Urculo, architect and visual artist, studied architecture at the ETSAM Technical School of Architecture in Madrid and at the Illinois Institute of…

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