Wednesday, August 30, 2017
6 pm - 7:30 pm
Hayes Hall 403
Architect Ludovico Centis discusses a visual tale on how we became a new species, challenging geographical and political, scientific and ontological boundaries.
Ludovico Centis is an architect, founder of the architecture and planning office The Empire and co-founder and editor of the architecture magazine San Rocco. Centis has a PhD in urbanism (Università IUAV di Venezia). He has been a partner at the architectural office Salottobuono (2007 to 2012). He has lectured at Università IUAV di Venezia (Venice), the Politecnico in Milan, Festarch (Cagliari), the Auditorium dell’Ara Pacis (Rome), the Hong Kong & Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism, the Palais de Tokyo (Paris), the Architectural Association School of Architecture (London), the Faculté d’Architecture La Cambre Horta (ULB, Brussels), the 21er Haus (Vienna), Cornell University (Ithaca, NY), Princeton University (Princeton, NJ). Centis was the 2013–14 Peter Reyner Banham Fellow at the University at Buffalo. During the spring of 2015 he participated in the Center for Land Use Interpretation's Wendover Residence Program.