Born in Rome. Currently he is a professor in the history of urban design at the ETH Zürich and has his own architecture practice in Milan (Studio di Architettura) as well as another one in Zurich (BaukontorArchitekten) with two associate partners. He has been an editor or member of the editorial committee of several architecture periodicals, such as Casabella, Domus, Lotus and The Harvard Design Magazine. He has published widely. His most important publications include Architecture of the 20th Century in Drawings (1982); Architecture and City Planning in the 20th Century (1985); Museums for a New Millenium. Concepts, Projects, Buildings (1999) and Novartis Campus.A Contemporary Work Environment. Premises, Elements, Perspectives (2009).
issues 1–106 are available in PDF format
This issue of OASE traces the role of drawing in landscape design and
urbanism. It addresses ‘new traditions’ of the last 50 years, as well as
recent concerns with ecological, metabolic and process-oriented
> Positioning a new outlook on philosopher Hannah Arendt’s ideas, OASE #106 reveils how her writings very well can help us rethink architecture as a phenomenon and practice
> Rethinking Hannah Arendt’s remarkably spatial view on ‘the world and its inhabitants’