Visit to Renzo Piano's Foundation

On February 24th we visited the “Chile” of Italy, Liguria region. Its narrowed shape reminded us about South America, with its beautiful ocean and tropical surrounding, especially Chile. The main point of the trip was to visit Renzo Piano’s Foundation near his building workshop. We noticed that his main inspiration is sailing technology and it…

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milano 2010

milano 17 aprile 2010 salone del mobile + eurocucine On April, 17th our students of Interior Design, Furniture Design, Design Material, Retail Design and Exhibit Design, visited the “ Salone del Mobile” in Milan. A great opportunity to see a broad range of goods from the most innovative design items to the best reproductions of…

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Public Space Design

Arc 269; cr3. The course will investigate the key role of public space in contemporary cities. Special attention will be placed on the capability of places to attract people and emotional scenarios linked to their reactions. Examples of recent works from world-renowned architects, landscape architects and artists will provide the student with different design methods….

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Sustainable Architecture

Arc 320; cr 3. Sustainability is a characteristic of a process or state that can be maintained at a certain level indefinitely. Our current lifestyle is not sustainable because we base our energy requirements on burning fossil fuels that are running out, causing global warming and pollution. The key aim of the sustainable architecture approach…

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Architecture in its Environment

Arc 340; cr 3. The course goal is to learn a method to understand the relation between architecture and urban context and to be able to design a relevant architectural project. Emphasis is on the vertical and horizontal dimensions of cities and towns, and on the analysis of shapes and uses of the urban space….

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