THROUGH THE STUDY OF THE PRINCIPAL
SPACES OF ITALIAN CITIES, THIS SITE EXPLORES
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN POLITICAL SYSTEMS
AND THEIR METHODS OF REPRESENTATION
Monday, 20 September 2010
Roma Capitale 1870-2010
Commemorating the end of papal control of Rome and the city's status as capital of Italy with the breach in the walls on 20 September 1870 (the site at the Porta Pia here captured by Captain James Douglass Kennedy at 11.40 am 13 March 1891)
Eamonn Canniffe leads the Architecture Research Centre and the MA in Architecture + Urbanism at the Manchester School of Architecture. He was educated in Architecture at Cambridge and Harvard Universities. In 1996 he held a Rome Scholarship in the Fine Arts at the British School at Rome. Between 1986 and 1998 he taught at the University of Manchester School of Architecture, and between 1998 and 2006 at the University of Sheffield School of Architecture. He is the author of Urban Ethic: Design in the Contemporary City (Routledge 2006) (Chinese edition 城市伦理--当代城市设计 2013) and The Politics of the Piazza: the history and meaning of the Italian square (Ashgate 2008). He is co-author (with Tom Jefferies) of Manchester Architecture Guide (1999) and (with Peter Blundell Jones) of Modern Architecture through Case Studies 1945-1990 (Architectural Press 2007), (Chinese edition 现代建筑的演变 1945--1990年 2009) (Spanish edition Modelos de la Arquitectura Moderna -Volumen II 1945-1990 2013). For a number of years he has served as Architecture Series Editor for Ashgate Publishing.