John Ochsendorf – Una Volta a Roma


John Ochsendorf – Una Volta a Roma

Ochsendorf DeJong & Block with the Norman Foster Foundation, DronePort, 2016, Durabric, TK x TK x TK ft. As seen at the 2016 Venice Biennale of architecture

John Ochsendorf is the Director of the American Academy in Rome and the Class of 1942 Professor of Architecture and Engineering at MIT. He is the author of Guastavino Vaulting: The Art of Structural Tile (Princeton Architectural Press, 2010) and was lead curator for a major traveling exhibition on Guastavino vaults from 2012 to 2014. In addition to the Rome Prize (2008), his work has been supported by a Fulbright Scholarship to Spain (1999) and a MacArthur Fellowship (2008). He has collaborated with leading architects around the world and his firm Ochsendorf DeJong and Block (ODB) presented two major projects at the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2016. Ochsendorf studied at Cornell (BS), Princeton (MS), and Cambridge (PhD) and has been teaching at MIT since 2002.

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Date & time
Monday, September 24, 2018
6:30 PM
AAR Lecture Room
McKim, Mead & White Building
Via Angelo Masina, 5
Rome, Italy