Problematiche Technologiche Del Costruire in Altezza; lectio magistralis: Daniel Libeskind

The Università IUAV di Venezia and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Presents: “Issues in Building Height of Technologies; keynote/lecture: Daniel Libeskind”

Our winning project from the “Tall on the Water” competition was one of the many skyscrapers discussed at the symposium which was held at the IUAV this past November 23, 2012.


Many Thanks to the people at the IUAV and Venice Architectural Association for the continued publicity on our project!!! The publication is also well underway!!!

Also, please visit my new website: for the IUAV/VAA design and many more!


la Biennale di Venezia di Architettura

la Biennale di Venezia di Architettura (Vernissage)

symTEC:  Selected tower design proposal for the Marghera waterfront in the industrial zone of Mestre, under the sponsorship of the Venice Architectural Association at the Instituto Universitario di Architecttura di Venezia’s (IUAV) “Tall on the Water” International Competition.

Opening Reception Honored Guests: President of the Italian Republic: Hon. Giorgio Napolitano, and French fashion designer Pierre Cardin (who previously had plans of having a tower erected in Mestre)

Special Thanks to: IUAV Resident and Visiting Professors: Luigi CroceDario TrabuccoPhilip Oldfield, PhD., and Sal Raffone (SOM-NYC); symTEC group: Gianluca Comandini, Andrea Boatti and Chen Man 

August 29-November 25, 2012; Opening Reception: August 26, 2012; Venice, Italy

*will update as more information becomes available