Inside the Rooms of Pompeii

Sizzling and almost piercing rays of sun strike down the land that was at one time swept up by Vesuvius’ eruption in 79AD. At one time, Pompeii must have been a breathtaking city, but now, at first glance, you’ll see many shaken walls left bare without roofs. When I first arrived at the ruins of…

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Mario Cucinella Architects special lesson for our LdM students

On February 23 the class of Sustainable Architecture by Prof. Andrea Parigi visited the office “Mario Cucinella Architects” with 10 students. The architect Alberto Bruno explained a couple of very interesting projects: The Nido d’infanzia Guastalla (http://www.mcarchitects.it/project/nido-d-infanzia-guastalla) and the Kuwait School in Gaza (http://www.mcarchitects.it/project/palestine-school) Two projects in which the attention towards sustainability and innovation of the architectonic…

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Public Space Design Survey

16 sept 2015 students of the course ARC269 Public Space Design with prof. Margherita Bagiacchi navigated towards their project site: the Florentines Lungarnos. The project is dealing with new public spaces on water and the title is ‘Reclaiming the Arno river space: towards a new water culture’.  

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Fondazione Renzo Piano – Field trip

Written by: Prof. Andrea Parigi, Prof. Giovanna Mattera & Prof. Alberto Morselli ——————————————————————————————————–     On April 17, LdM organized a field trip to the “Fondazione Renzo Piano” in Genoa, a place where students of architecture from different countries can have a direct experience of how a studio of an international level manages the development of…

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