Academic Life


Franco Possemato Architect

Born 01/01/1956

Dead 21/11/2012


Academic title

  • Bachelor of Architecture Temple University Philadelphia, U.S.A.
  • Master of Architecture and Building design, Columbia University New York City, U.S.A.

Academic awards and cultural titles

  • University Lecturer of Architectural Design, Temple University Architecture Faculty, Tyler School of Art, Roma Campus;
  • Project architect of aerospace center, hospitals, private house, villas, gardens, religious complexes, industrial sites, renovations and restorations historical centers;
  • Visiting professor Temple University, Architecture Faculty, Tyler School Of Art Philadelphia PA U.S.A.;
  • Visiting lecturer in Pensylvania, New York, New Jersey, Tennessee;
  • Executive Assistant, at U.S. Department of Defence / U.S.Navy in Italy of the bilateral commission for american infrastuctures;
  • Fulbright “visiting Scholar” the highest degree of excellence in restoration of monuments Federico II¬†University Naples;
  • Courses and seminars with Peter Eisenman, Kenneth Frampton, Romaldo Giurgola, Steven Peterson, James Stewart Polshek, Rafael Vinoly, Charles Gwatmey, Robert A. M.Stern,¬†Gino Valle, Antony Vidler;
  • Courses and seminars with Hal Guida, J.C.Knowles, Denise Scott Brown, Brigitte Knowles, Anne Tyng, Robert Venturi, Louis Sauer, Robert Geddes;

Academical acknowledgement

  • Prize “Centennial Fellow “awarded every hundred years by “College Of Engineering And Architecture” Temple University, to the graduate who is more profession distinguished and brought prestige to University;
  • Researcher for a joint task with six students and teachers for the study of Frankfort elevated, work funded by the U.S.A. Government, Ministry of Transport;
  • Reporting of worth in state competition “Stewardson”, Pensylvania Commonwealth / for the project Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey

Conferences exibitions

  • Conference University Of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tn “Architecture Out Of The Mainstream” speaker unique;
  • Conference at Temple University, Philadelphia “Works” speaker Unique Observer, Atlantic Division, Nfec Norfolk,v.a. Vol.26 Nt April;
  • Temple university conference:towards critical architecture, speaker unique;
  • Conference with architect Michael Graves, City Of Benevento, International competition for the restoration of orsini square and cathedral square;
  • Progressive architecture executed plans with Bjc/Knowles Architects;
  • Seminar at Temple University: the city of Columbus, Indiana – speaker unique;
  • Show of teacher at Temple University, Rome;
  • Room, vol. 3, n.1, Replacing the monument to Vittorio Emanuele, Architecture Faculty Of North America (list of teachers ), Temple Time, vol9, n3avril5


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