Pippo Ciorra: Public Arc

Cornell in Rome Fall 2011 Lecture Series

Pippo Ciorra is the senior curator of architecture at Rome’s MAXXI museum, a position he has held since 2010. Ciorra is an architect, critic, and professor of design and theory at the School of Architecture of Ascoli Piceno, University of Camerino, in Italy. He is the coordinator of the Villard de Honnecourt international Ph.D. program and adviser for the MVDR prize and for the "Medaglia dell'architettura italiana." Ciorra is a member of the editorial board of Casabella, Gomorra, and Parametro and the author of a number of books including Ludovico Quaroni: 1911–1987, Peter Eisenman: Opere E Progetti, Young Italian Architects: Giovani Architetti Italiani, and New Italian Architecture: Italian Landscapes Between Architecture and Photography. He has curated and designed exhibitions and installations in Italy and elsewhere, including the Biennale in Venice, Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome, Casa dell'architettura in Rome, Mole Vanvitelliana, and Palazzo degli Anziani in Ancona