Dec 7th 2015

Dean's Lecture Series Video: Stefano Boeri

Stefano Boeri delivered the CTBUH Lecture on Wed., Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall as part of the Fall 2015 Dean's Lecture Series. Watch the video now.

Boeri's Bosco Verticale in Milano was named Best Tall Building Europe 2015 and is up for the Best Tall Building Worldwide which will be announced at the CTBUH Award Ceremony and Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 12.

Stefano Boeri is a Milan-based architect. He was editor in chief of the international magazines “Abitare” and “Domus”. Professor of Urban Design at the Politecnico di Milano, he has taught as visiting professor at Strelka Institute, Harvard GSD, Berlage Institute and Architectural Association among others. Between April 2011 and March 2013, he has been appointed Executive Councilor for culture, design and fashion for Milan Municipality. He is the founder of “Multiplicity” international research network dedicated to the study of contemporary urban transformations.

Boeri is a co-author of different volumes such as Mutations (Actar, 2000), USE (Skirà, 2002), Cronache del Abitare (Mondadori, 2007) and author of Biomilano (Corraini, 2011), L’Anticittà (Laterza, 2011). Together with Richard Burdett, Jacques Herzog and William MacDonough, Boeri had taken part of the Architecture Advisory Board in charge of developing the guidelines for the urban transformations to be implemented within the frame of the 2015 Milan Architecture Expo.

Based in Milan, Stefano Boeri Architetti (Stefano Boeri, Michele Brunello) is committed to the research and practice of contemporary architecture and urbanism nationally and internationally. Stefano Boeri Architetti is currently curating Skolkovo city of innovation in Moscow, together with Jean Pistre, Speech; David Chipperfield; Mohen Mostafi; Kazuyo Sejima, OMA; Herzog & de Meuron and in particular it is developing the detailed masterplan of D4 district with the Moscow-based studio Project Meganom.

The studio has participated in the developing of the guideline of the concept-masterplan of Milan Expo 2015 together with Richard Burdett, Jacques Herzog and William MacDonough. Recently completed projects include the recovery of the Ex Arsenale in La Maddalena Sardinia for the G8 Summit, and the new RCS (building A2) – Corriere della Sera Headquarters. In Italy signed also the interior design for the new Italian private train transport company, NTV and in occasion of the 150 years of Italy’s unification it curated the exhibition design of Meetdesign in Mercati Traiani in Rome and Palazzo Bertalazone in Turin. Projects currently under way include the design for new prototypes for social and sustainable housing; which use the wood-cycle in Lombardia, and projects for Internazionale Milano football club and San Siro stadium. Stefano Boeri Architetti received international prizes and recognitions.