"Gustavo Giovannoni: The Birth of Modern Urban Conservation in Italy" presented by Steven Semes,"Gustavo Giovannoni: The Birth of Modern Urban Conservation in Italy" by Steven Semes
Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:30PM - 1:30PM Calendars: Lectures
presented by Steven Semes, Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame
Tuesday, November 27 at 12:30pm in the McGlinn Family Room, 2nd Floor, Carole Sandner Hall
Free lunches will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Open to all ND/SMC/HC faculty, staff, and students.
Hosted by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.
Steven W. Semes is Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame and a Faculty Fellow of the Nanovic Institute. From 2008 to 2011 he was Academic Director of the School’s Rome Studies Program, and in 2010 received the Clem Labine Award from Traditional Building magazine. He is the author of The Future of the Past: A Conservation Ethic for Architecture, Urbanism, and Historic Preservation (2009) and The Architecture of the Classical Interior (2004), and was a contributor to The Elements of Classical Architecture (2001), all published by W. W. Norton & Co. His articles and essays have appeared in such publications as Traditional Building, Period Homes, American Arts Quarterly, and the National Trust Forum Journal. In September 2011 he was profiled in the Wall Street Journal. He is a member of the Editorial Committee of the academic journal Change Over Time and also publishes a blog, “The View from Rome,” at traditional-building.com/Steve_Semes. His website is thefutureofthepast.net. He was earned degrees in architecture at the University of Virginia and Columbia University.