Architecture students participating in the Summer School in Castelvecchio Calvisio – Italy

August 1st, 2013

MusAA - Museo Architettura Arte, in collaboration with S. Petersburg State University of Architecture, organizes the Summer Workshop themed "Rethinking the ancient borgo: sense, restoration work, space re-design", from July 31st till August 12th, 2013.

30 students from S. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering/Russia, Department of Architecture in EPOKA University/Albania, and Architecture and City – planning Department in the University of L'Aquila/Italy are participating in the Workshop. Enkela Krosi dhe Era Merkuri, students at Architecture Department at Epoka University also participated at Summer School in Castelvecchio Calvisio – Italy.

The workshop will focus mainly on three specific topics:

  1. History of architecture of the places, which takes into consideration mainly the Medieval and Renaissance processes, and the relation between urban settlements and socio-economical milieu
  2. Free hand drawing and drafting of architecture “en plain air”, as a very important means for the students to understand deeply the template of each architectural object;
  3. Survey, restoration proposals and basic projects for a re-use of the ancient buildings.

The workshop sessions are programmed to take place in different locations, such as

Castelveçhio Calvisio, Santo Stefano di Sessanio Calascio, Bominaco, San Benedetto in Perilli, etc.

The professors engaged in the workshop are engaged in various academic institutions. They are as follows: Prof. Dr. Arch. Inna Zayats, State University of S. Petersburg, Department of Restoration a Preservation of Historical Heritage, Russia; dr. arch. Paola Ardizzola, Ph.D Architecture and Urban History, International University of Antalya/Turkey, chief of MusAA; Gabriele d'Oltremare, sketch master & landscape designer, member of MusAA, Nina Petukhova, Arhangelsk University, Expert in Public Space Revitalization and Contemporary Design/Russia; dr. ing. Diana Giallonardo, University of L'Aquila, Architecture and City Planning Department/Italy, Marco Di Nallo, Accademy of architecture in Mendrisio/ Switzerlan; Special Guest Romulus Continenza, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of L'Aquila/Italy.

In the end of the workshop, on August 11th, the student works will be presented in in an exhibition in Palazzo del Capitano.



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