Michelangelo Sabatino, PhD
Monday, February 29, 4:00 pm, Room 1 Alumni Hall
"NEW HARMONY: Avant-Garde in the Cornfields"
Michelangelo Sabatino is an architect and historian whose research broadly addresses intersections between culture, technology, and design in the built environment. From his research on preindustrial vernacular traditions and their influence on modern architectures of the Mediterranean region, to his current project, which looks at the transnational forces that have shaped the architecture, infrastructure, and landscape of the Americas over the course of the 19th and 20th centuries, he has trained new light on larger patterns of architectural discourse and production. Sabatino is professor and director of the PhD Program at the Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture in Chicago. Read more...