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Interview with Italian architect, writer and academic Pier Vittorio Aureli of DOGMA. In this record, Aureli reviews his studies in architecture at the IUAV, his arrival at Berlage Institute and his relationship with the co-founder of OMA, Elia Zenghelis. Later, he talks about the position of DOGMA regarding references such as Koolhaas, Mies van der Rohe and Hilberseimer.
About the interviewee
Pier Vittorio Aureli [1973- ] is an Architect from the IUAV in Venice and PhD of Berlage Institute / Delft University, both in Netherlands. His research has been focused on the relation between architectural form, political theory and urban history. He teaches at Berlage Institut, where he leads the program The city as a project, and at the Architectural Association in London. Besides, he has taught at Columbia University, Mendrisio Architecture Academy, Delft University, BIArch. He has collaborated on numerous pubications, among which Log, San Rocco, Oase. By himself, he has published The Project of Autonomy: Politics and Architecture Within and Against Capitalism [Princeton Architectural Press, 2008] y de The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture [MIT Press, 2011]. Pier Vittorio Aureli is considered by the editors of On Architecture as one of the most interesting architects of today.
DOGMA is a practice founded by Pier Vittorio Aureli [1973 -] and Martino Tattara [1976- ] in 2002, interested in the relation between architecture and city, where architecture assumes the role of a grammar -or formal vocabulary-. Located in Rotterdam, Dogma develops projects, competitions and consultancy where the principal goal is to build the idea of a city through precise spatial configurations. In 2005, DOGMA has won the competition for the New Administrative Capital of Corean Republic, together with Office KGDVS, and the Iakov Chernikov Prize for best young practice.
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