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Spotlight: Aldo Rossi

04:00 - 3 May, 2016
Spotlight: Aldo Rossi, San Cataldo Cemetery. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
San Cataldo Cemetery. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu

Ada Louise Huxtable once described him as “a poet who happens to be an architect.” Italian architect Aldo Rossi (3 May 1931 – 4 September 1997) was known for his drawings, urban theory, and for winning the Pritzker Prize in 1990. Rossi also directed the Venice Biennale in 1985 and 1986 - one of only two who have served as director twice.

San Rocco's Single Edition 'Book Of Copies' In Circulation

05:00 - 20 April, 2015
San Rocco's Single Edition 'Book Of Copies' In Circulation, San Rocco Book of Copies. Image © San Rocco
San Rocco Book of Copies. Image © San Rocco

Earlier this year San Rocco, recipients of the inaugural Icon Award for Emerging Architectural Practice of the Year in 2013, published a limited single-edition run of a new publication: the San Rocco Book of Copies. Within five volumes of 4120 pages lies what they describe as "a database comprised of images that may be copied in order to produce architecture; a receptacle of a collective form of knowledge that we can provisionally call 'architecture'."

Icon selects San Rocco as Emerging Architect of the Year

00:00 - 2 February, 2013
Icon selects San Rocco as Emerging Architect of the Year, "Books of Copies" at the 13th Venice Biennale
"Books of Copies" at the 13th Venice Biennale

San Rocco have been announced as the recipients of the inaugural Icon Award for Emerging Architectural Practice of the Year.

AD Interviews: San Rocco at the 13th Venice Biennale

07:57 - 23 November, 2012

During the 13th Venice Biennale we had the chance to interview the team behind San Rocco: Matteo Ghidoni, Giovanni Piovene and Pier Paolo Tamburelli.