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Giuseppe Zambonini papersOpen Atelier of Design Lecture Series ➔ Architecture As A Text

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Lecture: Marco Frascari
(event series)

Related people/organizations

University of Pennsylvania (subject)
Italo Calvino (subject)
John Summerson (subject)
Marco Frascari (speaker)
Giuseppe Zambonini (speaker)
George Ranalli (speaker)




Marco Frascari discusses Invisible Cities (Italo Calvino); defines types and models, architectural text. Frascari column dream. Scale. Architectural elements blown up to building proportion: column as building; Gothic cathedral; skyscraper. Rhetorical method fuels design. Question and answer with Open Atelier of Design (OAD) students, Giuseppe Zambonini, and George Ranalli.



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