December 2, 2017 (AN ITALIAN NAVIGATOR)

Ludovico Centis will give a lecture titled “An Italian Navigator” at the University of Chicago Arts.

4:15 pm to 6:15pm
Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge
5706 S University Ave
Chicago, IL – U.S.A.

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November 7, 2017 (DIE ANTIQUIERTHEIT DES MENSCHEN)
Ludovico Centis will give a lecture titled “Die Antiquiertheit des Menschen” at the Bauhaus - Universitaet Weimar, Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism.

7:00pm to 8:00pm
Bauhaus - Universitaet Weimar
Oberlichtsaal

Geschwister-Scholl-Str.8A
Weimar – Germany

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October 23, 2017 (TRANSPACIFIC CHARTS)
Ludovico Centis will give a lecture titled “Transpacific Charts” at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Faculty of Architecture.

5:00pm to 6:00pm
EPFL, Faculty of Architecture - Building AAC Room 106
Route de la Sorge
Lausanne - Switzerland

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September 14, 2017 (AN AMERICAN TEMPLE)

The Empire's installation "An American Temple" will be presented to the public during the opening days of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial.

Press and professional preview September 14-15
September 16, 2017 to January 7, 2018
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington Street
Chicago, IL – U.S.A.


August 30, 2017 (A NEW SPECIES)
Ludovico Centis will give a lecture titled “A New Species” at the State University of New York – University at Buffalo.

6:00pm to 7:30pm
School of Architecture and Planning
403 Hayes Hall
Buffalo, NY – U.S.A.

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March 6, 2017 (CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL)
The Empire has been selected among the participants of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, entitled “Make New History”.

Press and professional preview September 14-15
September 16, 2017 to January 7, 2018
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington Street
Chicago, IL – U.S.A.


November 26, 2016 (UNFINISHED)
Ludovico Centis will take part to the “Unfinished” symposium at the Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016.

11:00am to 6:00pm
Spanish Pavilion
Giardini della Biennale
Venezia - Italy

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October 4, 2016 (THE ENDURING OBJECTS OF ARCHITECTURE)
Ludovico Centis will give a lecture titled “The Enduring Objects of Architecture: 10 Projects and a Plan”, at the University of Toronto - John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design.

1:00pm to 2:00pm
John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design - Room 103
230 College
Toronto - Canada

May 19, 2016 (INSTITUTIONS)
Ludovico Centis will give a lecture titled “Institutions”, at Universitaet Liechtenstein - Faculty of Architecture.

10:00 am to 11.00.am
University of Liechtenstein - Institute of Architecture and Planning
Fürst-Franz-Josef-Strasse
Vaduz - Liechtenstein

June 17, 2016 (AZURE)
The Empire's “Hotel Ascension” design (with Jin Young Song) is among the finalists of the “Azure awards”.

6.00 pm to 11.00 pm
Evergreen Brick Works
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto - Canada

May 28, 2015 (SHANGHAI CITY PORTRAITS)
Ludovico Centis will give a presentation titled “Shanghai: the narrative construction of the metropolis” in the frame of the symposium “City Portraits: Shanghai” at Università IUAV di Venezia.

10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Università IUAV di Venezia
Palazzo Badoer – Aula Tafuri
Venezia – Italy

April 21, 2015 (CLUI WENDOVER)
Ludovico Centis is going to be the first resident in 2015 of the Center for Land Use Interpretation Wendover Residence Program. Centis will spend a month researching the legacy of the Manhattan Project in the Great Salt Lake region.

CLUI Wendover
800 S
Wendover, UT – U.S.A.

April 7, 2015 (EDITIONS FROM THE DISCIPLINE)
Ludovico Centis will give a presentation on his editorial and teaching activity in the frame of “Editions from the discipline” at Princeton University.

5.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Princeton University School of Architecture.
Princeton, NJ – U.S.A.


June 7, 2014 (HOUSE HOUSING)
Ludovico Centis will give a presentation in the frame of “Fundamental #13: Real Estate and the Housing Question panel”, part of House Housing research by Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture - Columbia University GSAPP.

10.00 am to 1.00 pm
Guggenheim Museum
Venezia - Italy

May 2, 2014 (THE ETERNAL BLAST)
Ludovico Centis will inaugurate the exhibition “The Eternal Blast: Monuments of the Manhattan Project in the Empire State”, result of a year-long research as Banham Fellow at SUNY- University at Buffalo.

Opening 7.00 pm
May 2 – May 18, 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Eleven Twenty Projects Gallery
1120 Main Street
Buffalo, NY – U.S.A.

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January 9, 2014 (FIVE GARDENS, TWO TALES AND A MONUMENT)
Ludovico Centis will give a lecture titled “Five gardens, two tales and a monument” at Università IUAV di Venezia, Faculty of Architecture.

10.00 am to 11.30 am
Università IUAV di Venezia
Cotonificio – Aula L
Venezia - Italy


May 15, 2013 (BANHAM FELLOWSHIP)
Ludovico Centis is the winner of the 2013 Peter Reyner Banham Fellowship at State University of New York – University at Buffalo, Department of Architecture. Centis will spend two semesters teaching two design studios and developing a research on the legacy of the Manhattan Project in the State of New York.

School of Architecture and Planning
University at Buffalo – 114 Diefendorf Hall
Buffalo, NY – U.S.A.