Mario Carpo: Digital Styles

Department of Architecture Spring 2012 Lecture Series

Mario Carpo is a professor of architectural history and theory at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and Vincent Scully Visiting Professor of Architectural History at the School of Architecture of Yale University. Carpo's research and publications focus on the relationship between architectural theory, cultural history, and the history of media and information technology. His Architecture in the Age of Printing (2001) has been translated into several languages. His most recent books are The Alphabet and the Algorithm (2011), Perspective, Projections and Design (2007, coedited), and an English translation and commentary of Leon Battista Alberti's Descriptio Urbis Romae (2007, coauthored).