Carmen Andriani: Constructing by Memory

Carmen Andriani is a professor of architecture and urban design and the director of the Department of Architecture at the University of Pescara. Andriani focuses on issues of infrastructure, territory, and urban landscape. Andriani has participated in international competitions and invitationals including the implementation in Rome of the monumental-historical path of Trevi-Pantheon. In 2000 she won the competition to redesign the banks of Trieste (Piazza Venezia). She is currently in the design stage of an auditorium in Chieti. Andriani has been a guest critic at several Canadian and U.S. universities and has participated in conferences around Italy and abroad. She has been invited to numerous exhibitions of architecture such as the 1995 Milan Triennale, Biennale Venezia (1996 and 2002), Montevideo (2000), Toronto (2000), Graz (2001), Japan (2002), Istanbul (2005), Shanghai (2005), Al Ain, and UAE (2007). Andriani has written and published on numerous projects, catalogs, and architectural magazines including Casabella, Domus, Topos – European Landscape, Parameter, Refer Paisatges, Remaking Landscapes, and Negotiated Projects.