Richard Ingersoll 
Founder and Director of TerraViva Program

He was born in California, USA,1949, earned a doctorate in architectural history at UC Berkeley, and was a tenured associate professor at Rice University (Houston) from 1986-97. He has lived off and on in Tuscany since 1970 and currently teaches at Syracuse University in Florence (Italy), and the Politecnico in Milan. He was the executive editor of Design Book Review from 1983-1997. He teaches courses in architectural history, urban history, contemporary art...

 

Stefano Lardera 
Co-Founder and TerraViva Project Manager

He graduated in Environmental Architecture at Politecnico di Milano, where he later obtained a Master Degree in Architecture with the highest grade, following the International Program taught in English. Along his academic training he studied for a semester at the Ulpgc of Las Palmas and he took part in the Athens program attending courses at the Mines Paris Tech. In 2015, together with the American professor Richard Ingersoll and the Italian researcher Elisa Cattaneo, he co-founds the TerraViva Program...

 

Omar Rota
TerraViva Teaching Assistant

Architect at Operastudio Magni Paci Architetti from 2016. Graduated at Politecnico di Milano after completing his career with studies abroad in Madrid at Universidad Europea and Santiago at Universidad Central de Chile. Early in his career, he obtained extensive experience working for international firms, exploring the role of art in the architectural process, investigating social impacts, planning and designing a variety of projects for public and private sectors...

 

Eugenia Bolla 
Co-Founder and TerraViva Project Manager 

She graduates as an Architect with a special mention at the National University of Rosario in 2012. Along her academic career she studies for a semester at the Ensap of Bordeaux and in 2013 she gains a scholarship to continue her studies at Politecnico di Milano where she achieves a Master Degree in Architecture. Since 2009 she participates in several competitions collaborating with landscape and architecture studios in France and Argentina. During 2016 she works...

 

Toufic Rifai 
TerraViva Teaching Assistant

Born in Beirut, Lebanon. Earned his Masters degree in Architecture and built Environment at Politecnico di Milano, where he currently teaches. Toufic Rifai holds an experience of several years working in Beirut on a project for the Cultural Heritage and Urban development in 5 cities in Lebanon. He is an Architect based in Milan, Italy, where he currently works and collaborates as a Teaching Assistant with the architecture department at Politecnico di Milano.

 

 GENERAL INFORMATION 

 

Recent Updates:

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, TerraViva Workshop has postponed all the programmed activities until June 3rd 2020

 

Didactic Program Director:

Richard Ingersoll

 

Scientific Coordination and Organization:

Eugenia Bolla

Stefano Lardera

Teaching Assistants:

Toufic Rifai

Matteo Pettinaroli

Omar Rota

Most of the workshops will extend over 9-day periods, requiring attendance on consecutive weekends of the course, four days total of obligatory attendance, with five weekdays in between for individual research.

 SCIENTIFIC COMMETTEE 

 

Richard Ingersoll (Milan)

Eugenia Bolla (Milan)

Stefano Lardera (Milan)

Narges Mofarahian (Teheran)

Elena Barthel (Florence)

Carlo Scoccianti (Florence)

Daniela Moderini (Venice)

Duncan Baker-Brown (UK)

Alessandro Floris (Milan) 

Stefano Converso (Rome)

Giorgio Strappazzon (Padova)

Barbare Weigel (Berlin)

Emanuele Barili (Prato)

Maurizio Bonizzi (Ferrara)

Michele Ricci (Ancona)

Elisa Cattaneo (Milan)

Giuliana Altea (Sassari)

Matteo Pettinaroli (Milan)

Matteo Pettinaroli
TerraViva Teaching Assistant

Architect graduated at Politecnico di Milano, he carried out specific training and professional experience in the field of social architecture in the cities of Milan, Madrid and Santiago de Chile. He won “Vallenar Connecta”, an international competition on urban regeneration. He currently collaborates with Dastu (Department of Architecture and urban studies, Politecnico di Milano) and “Kcity: Rigenerazione Urbana”. Founder of “Needle_agopuntura urbana”...

 

© 2015 by Terra Viva Workshop. Proudly created with Wix.com

  • Facebook B&W
  • Twitter B&W
  • Instagram B&W