Pier Vittorio AURELI 9.10.2012

Pier Vittorio AURELI
AA PhD Open Seminar Series

The seminars will take place at 1.00 on the following dates:

Tuesday 9 October: Vitruvius’s On Architecture

Tuesday 23 October: Sebastiano Serlio’s Seven books on Architecture, Jacopo Vignola’s Canon of the Five Orders of Architecture, Andrea Palladio’s Four books on Architecture

Tuesday 6 November: Claude Perrault’s Ordinance for the Five Kinds of Columns after the Method of the Ancients, Jean-Nicolas-Louis Durand’s Précis of the Lectures on Architecture

Tuesday 13 November: Le Corbusier’s Towards an Architecture, Ludwig Hilberseimer’s Metropolisarchitecture

Tuesday 27th November: Robert Venturi’s Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture, Aldo Rossi’s Architecture of the City

Pier Vittorio Aureli is an architect and educator. His research and projects focuses on the relationship between architectural form, political theory and urban history. Aureli teaches at the Architectural Association in London, and he is Davenport Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture at Yale University. He is the author of many essays and of The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture (2011), The Project of Autonomy: Politics and Architecture Within and Against Architecture (2008). Aureli is co-founder of Dogma, an architectural studio based in Brussels that focuses on the project of the city.


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