SU Florence School of Architecture Hosts International Workshop to Help Rebuild Medieval Town

This past week, 33 architecture students from four universities met in San Miniato, Italy, a medieval city nestled in the Tuscan hillside, for the third annual Florence Architecture Workshop. The topic of discussion was San Miniato’s plots of empty land that have been left unattended since World War II devastated the Italian town. Working in multi-national small groups, the students met to pitch ideas and develop plans for buildings that can both honor the history of the land and respectfully allow the town to move away from the past war destruction.

The six-day workshop is only the first part of the San Miniato project. The second phase will be held in September and SU Florence will offer workshop participants studio space, a lecture hall, and jury space.

For more information on the Florence Architecture Workshop, click here.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s