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California State University International Program Florence

FACULTY- ARCHITECTURE

marco brizzzi

Marco Brizzi

E-mail: marco.brizzi@me.com

Teaches: Fall and Spring

Marco Brizzi (1967), PhD, is architecture critic and curator. He teaches Architectural Design at California State University and Architecture and Media at Kent State University, both in Florence.

He is founder and president of Image www.image-web.org, a company whose aims are enhancing the design discourse by means of promoting a wider knowledge of media issues in architecture. .

Marco Brizzi curates BEYOND MEDIA www.beyondmedia.it, international Festival for Architecture and Media, an event promoted by the Italian Ministry of Culture, the Municipality of Florence, and the University of Florence. The festival has been observing since 1997 in Florence the relations that exist and intertwine between architecture and media.

He is director of ARCH'IT www.architettura.it, online architectural magazine founded in 1995: the first and one of the most widely read Italian digital magazines on architecture. He is editor in chief of FFF magazine, devoted to design visions for the city of Florence.

Marco Brizzi received prestigious acknowledgements. He has been appointed as a juror in competitions and prize juries, in Italy and abroad. He is advisor for the Mies van der Rohe Award. As director of ARCH’IT he was finalist for the Golden Medal to criticism awarded by the Triennale di Milano.