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Via Mariano Guzzini,37
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World famous American architect, theorist and educator Peter Eisenman will be the protagonist of the next #LightOn lecture that will be held on Friday, 6th October, at the iGuzzini Recanati

Peter Eisenman was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1932. After a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University, he obtained a Master of Science in Architecture degree from Columbia University, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Cambridge University (U.K). He holds honorary Doctorates of Fine Arts from the University of Illinois, Chicago, the Pratt Institute in New York, and Syracuse University. In 2003, he was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Architecture by the Università La Sapienza in Rome.  Mr. Eisenman’s lectures at Cambridge, Princeton, Harvard, Ohio State, Yale, IUAV in Venice, ETH in Zurich, and The Cooper Union of NY universities. Currently, he is The Charles Gwathmey Professor in Practice at the Yale School of Architecture and member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Internationally renowned architect, theorist and educator, Eisenman considers architecture to be an independent discipline, while his unique approach to design projects takes into consideration the layers of physical and cultural heritage of each site. His most representative architecture projects are the following: House VI in Cornwall, Connecticut; the Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Berlin; City of Culture of Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain.
Eisenman was awarded numerous prizes and acknowledgments such as the Medal of Honor from the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 2001, the Smithsonian Institution’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in Architecture in 2001, the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 2004 Venice Architecture Biennale and the Wolf Foundation Prize in the Arts, awarded in Jerusaleum, 2010. 
LightOn is a conference series conceived and developed in 2015 by iGuzzini and the MAXXI Architecture museum. The three-year initiative involves well-known architects from all over the world taking part in a series of lectures aimed at sharing their vision on design, technology and light. iGuzzini’s headquarters in Recanati and the MAXXI museum in Rome turn into stages where great contemporary designers come to share the approaches and contexts that define their professional careers, particularly in terms of lighting. The guests featured so far are Kjetil Traedel Thorsen (Snøhetta, Oslo-New York), Yoshiharu Tsukamoto (Atelier Bow Wow, Tokyo), Sergei Tchoban (Tchoban Voss Architekten, Berlin), Winy Maas (MVRDV, Rotterdam), David Adjaye (Adjaye Associates, London-New York), Louisa Hutton (Sauerbruch Hutton, London-Berlin)and Kazuyo Sejima (SANAA, Tokyo). 
The architects enrolled in the Macerata Professional Order gain 2 CFPs for attending. 

The student attendees from the School of Architecture and Design in Ascoli Piceno enrolled at the University of Camerino receive 1 CFU for attending each meeting. Students taking the Architecture Engineering Undergraduate Course at the Marche Polytechnic University also gain credits for attending – these are granted in accordance with the terms and conditions of their course.

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Auditorium iGuzzini
06.10.2017 - ore 17.00
Via Mariano Guzzini, 37

MAXXI Sala Guido Reni
07.10.2017 - ore 17.00/19.00
via Guido Reni, 4