Scriptedbypurpose

explicit and scripted processes within design

Ezio Blasetti / Vito Acconci

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Ezio Blasetti, registered architect TEE-TCG, holds a masters of
science in advanced architectural design from Columbia University
after having previously studied in Athens and Paris. In 2004 he
co-founded otn|studio a young professional architectural design
practice. Ezio is currently a project architect at Acconci Studio, has
worked for Studio Daniel Libeskind and his recent collaborations
include biothing, aranda&lasch and a|Um studio.  He has taught
generative design studios and seminars by means of computational
geometry at Pratt Institute and Columbia University. His work has been
published in AD ‘collective intelligence in design’, ABB2006 ’emerging
talents, emerging technologies’ and self-sufficient housing by actar.

contact: 475 kent av apt 1003, 11211 brooklyn new york | ezioblasetti@gmail.com 

sbp03.jpg sbp04.jpgAcconci Studio: Swarm-City Wales 2007 | Vito Acconci, Ezio Blasetti,
Nathan DeGraaf, Eduardo Marques, Darío Núñez

Vito Acconci‘s design and architecture comes from another direction: a
background first in writing and then in art.   He has always been
writing scripts – first in poetry and narrative, then in performance
scenarios and installation plotting, and now (through Acconci Studio)
in operational and algorithmic design.  The Studio’s methods come from
computer-thinking, and mathematical and biological models; they treat
architecture as occasions for activity; they make spaces fluid,
changeable, portable.  They recently completed a person-made twisting
island in Graz and a clothing store as soft as skin in Tokyo; they are
working now on a bulging restaurant in Milan and housing folded within
a terraced mountain in the south of France.

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