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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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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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Spring 2015, lecture by Filippo Romano.

Filippo Romano, documentary and architecture photographer, to lecture at Kent State University Florence CAED.

Filippo Romano, documentary and architecture photographer will be at Palazzo Cerchi presenting his recent works on Tuesday March 3, 2015. The lecture will be introduced by Guido Incerti. Filippo Romano studied documentary photography attending the Full-time Program at the International Center of Photography (I.C.P.) in New York. His works mostly deal with cities and urban dwellers.…

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Spring 2015, lecture by Paolo Brescia and Tommaso Principi.

Paolo Brescia and Tommaso Principi, principals at OBR Open Building Research, to lecture at Kent State University Florence CAED.

The Spring 2015 public event series at Kent State University, Florence Program will kick off on Tuesday February 10. Paolo Brescia and Tommaso Principi, principals and founding partners at OBR, Milan / London, will be our guests for a lecture on their recent projects, introduced by Marco Brizzi. OBR Open Building Research was established by Paolo Brescia…

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Fall 2014, lecture by Antonio Godoli.

An exciting design challenge at the Uffizi for KSUF CAED 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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