Fabrizio Barozzi: Sentimental Monumentality

Towering square building which is constructed from a series of small block windows.

Museum of Fine Arts, Chur, Switzerland. photo / Simon Menges

Edgar A. Tafel Lecture Series

Fabrizio Barozzi, born in 1976, in Rovereto, Italy, studied architecture at the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia and completed his studies at the School of Architecture of Seville and at L'Ecoled'Architecture Paris La Villette. In 2004, together with Alberto Veiga, he founded Barozzi/Veiga in Barcelona. Since the beginning of his career, Barozzi has maintained a balance between his professional activity and his academic involvement. He has been a professor at the International University of Catalonia, the University of Girona, the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia, and MIT, where he is currently teaching. The office has received several prestigious distinctions such as the Mies van der Rohe Award and recently the RIBA Award for International Excellence.

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