February 19, 2014
Dean, Spitzer School of Architecture
City College of New York
“In Situ: People, History, Place”
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
301 Crosby Hall, 6 p.m.
George Ranalli has been Dean of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at City College since 1999. Ranalli recently completed his fourth monograph, Saratoga, devoted to his Saratoga Avenue Community Center for the New York City Housing Authority. In November 2012, George Ranalli was awarded the inaugural Stanford White Award for Excellence in Classical and Traditional Design in the category Commercial, Civic and Institutional Architecture by the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art. His fifth monograph, “In Situ,” is scheduled for release March 2014. His architectural and design work has been published internationally in numerous journals including Domus, A+U, Progressive Architecture, L”Architettura, G.A. Houses, Architectural Digest, Architecture D’Aujourd’hui, Architectural Design, and Lotus. His work has been exhibited and collected at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Sperone- Westwater Gallery, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Museum of Finnish Architecture, Centre Pompidou in France, Deutsches Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt, the XVII Triennale Di Milano in Italy, the Denver Art Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a one-man exhibit at Artists Space Gallery in New York 1998. He designed the exhibition, Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922-1932, for the Whitney Museum of Art in 1997. He also designed the installation for the exhibition of work of Carlo Scarpa, in 1999 at the Canadian Centre for Architecture Montreal, Canada.