Carlo Pozzi

Carlo Pozzi is an Ordinary Professor in Architecural Design at the Faculty of Architeture in Pescara (University “G.D’Annunzio” of Chieti): he carries out research in the Departments of Architecture and Urban Planning (DART,IDEA), especially on the theme of urban sprawl along the Adriatic coast lines and on the important role of infrastructure in this context. He is respondable for the international relations between the Uniersity of Chieti, the Oriental University of Uruguay in Montevideo, the University of Florida in Gainesville, the Escola da Cidade – Associação de ensino de arquitetura e urbanismo de São Paulo (Brazil)
He has published numerous works, amongst which “La città sperata”, “La coerenza del mestiere, “Conoscere l’architettura” 1st and 2nd, “L’esterno nell’interno, “Identità di Matera”, “Ricognizioni urbane”, “Ibridazioni natura/architettura”, “Pescara e l’area metropolitan”, monographic number of “de L’Architettura. Cronache e storia”, “PESCARA. Forma, identità e memoria della città tra XIX e XX secolo”, “The Modern Movement clashes with the tradition of building and living”, in “The Reception of Architecture of the Modern Movement: Image, Usage, Heritage”, “Pescara, città in trasformasione”, “Vincenza Charretters 2004-2007”, “Culture of excavation and sculptural geometry of the ground” in “The Mediterranean Medina”, international seminary “New centrality for the architectures of the fascist period in “Sharing cultures”, “Visiting Architecture”, “Poggio Picenze Interlab”, “Instant book”.
Many of his projects have been published in important architecture journals, in “Almanacchi dell’Architettura Italiana”, in “Storia dell’Architettura Italiana. Il II Novecento”, in “Almanacco di Casabella. Giovani architetti italiani ’97/’98”, in “China Arch. 100 Italian architects and their works”.
He has taken part in national and international exhibitions and competitions, winning in 1983 “La costruzione del verde a pesara” (ex-aequo), “Abitare un’idea” and being selected for the Biennial of Venice in 1985.
-In 1990 he won the “Premio Inarch” prize in Basilicata (for a restoration in Sassi di Materia) and in Puglia (Basile-Berloco house in Altamura)
-In 1993 he won third prize in a competition in Matera, for the Matteotti square and the new town hall.
-1996 he was given honorary citizenship by the town of Apricena (Foggia) for having used the local stone in his work.
-In 1998 the Piranesi Architectural Prize in Pirano (Slovenia) selected and exhibited the project for the recovery of the Saracena area in Tricarico (Matera).
-In 2001 he received an Honourable Mention from the American Institute of Architects for his project for the extension of the Palos Verdes Art Center in Los Angeles.
-In 2002 he won second prize in the competition for the transformation of Matteoti Square in Lizzano (TA).
-In 2003 he received an Honourable Mention from the Triennale of Milano for his project for the Saracena area in Tricarico (Matera).
-In 2005 he won (together with Piero Rovigatti – group leader) a competition for the master plan of the city centre of Durazzo (Albania), with the task of editing the plan (approved in 2007)