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Nick Cecchi

Nick Cecchi

Chicago, IL, US

 

About 

Architect in Chicago.

I write architecture and design criticism as an extension and exploration of professional practice. Particularly interested the function of politics, zoning, and codes on the spatial and aesthetic expression of the built environment.

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Nick's Featured Articles on Archinect

"African Modernism: Architecture of Independence" showcases a history of no easy answers, Sun, Mar 27 '16

"African Modernism: The Architecture of Independence" is a sprawling and immersive exhibition that uses every inch of available gallery space at Chicago’s Graham Foundation. Curated by Manuel Herz with input for this particular exhibition by Sarah Herda, head of Graham Foundation ...

'African Modernism: Architecture of Independence' showcases a history of no easy answers
 

Procedural Geometry: an interview with Aranda\Lasch, Tue, Dec 22 '15

Since founding Aranda\Lasch in 2003, Benjamin Aranda and Chris Lasch have pursued their own uncompromising vision of architectural practice. Driven by computation and a fascination bordering on obsession with process, Aranda\Lasch has turned out some of the most exceptional architectural geometry ...

Procedural Geometry: an interview with Aranda\Lasch
 

The motley life and uncertain legacy of Lina Bo Bardi, Mon, May 4 '15

Lina Bo Bardi: Together is not, and does not attempt to be, the definitive collection of Lina Bo Bardi’s work, but rather an examination of her life, influences, and motivations for producing her timeless architecture and enduring contributions to Brazilian, particularly Bahian, culture.

The motley life and uncertain legacy of Lina Bo Bardi
 

Inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize Celebrates Theory and Practice with an Evening of Dinner, Drinks and Talk, Sun, Nov 2 '14

The Illinois Institute of Technology recently hosted the first ever Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize. Unique among the current proliferation of architecture prizes, the $50,000 MCHAP was initiated by dean and prominent Architect Wiel Arets to celebrate the best of architecture in both ...

Inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize Celebrates Theory and Practice with an Evening of Dinner, Drinks and Talk