Conference on Architecture, European Urbanisation and Globalisation / Mirko Zardini

02 2nd, 2012

Mirko Zardini, an architect, is the Director and Chief Curator of the Canadian Centre for Archi- tecture since 2005. His research engages the transformation of contemporary architecture by questioning and relooking at the assumptions on which architects operate today. Imperfect Health: The Medicalization of Architecture (2011), his latest exhibition, exposes the excessive […] optimism in the therapeutic role of architecture. Zardini has been editor for Casabella and Lotus International magazine and his writings have been widely published. He has taught design and theory at architecture schools in Europe and the United States, including Harvard University GSD, Princeton University SoA, Swiss Federal Polytechnic University (ETH) at Zurich, and the Federal Polytechnic at Lausanne (EPFL).

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