Monday, August 29, 2011

Aldo Rossi

Quartier Schutzenstrasse in Berlin, Germany
Born in Milan Italy, Aldo Rossi was an Italian architect with influences from 1920s Italian modernism.  Aldo studied architecture at the Politecnico di Milano.  Rossi won the Pritzker prize for architecture in 1990.  Some of his works include the Centro direzionale, in Perugia, Italy, Ca' di Cozzi in Verona Italy,  and Quartier Schutzenstrasse in Berlin Germany.

Cabinets of Curiosity

This semester our theme for design are cabinets of curiosity.  During which we will be assisting in the design and development of a cabinet for the Weatherspoon art museum here on the campus of the University of North Carolina Greensboro.

Weatherspoon Art Museum