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Dante Furioso

Dante Furioso

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Dante is a registered architect working in New York City. He teaches Design Studio at Kean University's Michael Graves College of Public Architecture. 

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Dante's Featured Articles on Archinect

Going All-In at Bard Architecture; The Opportunities and Challenges of Architectural Education​ in a Time of Transformation, Tue, Jul 27 '21

This spring, the first year of classes came to a close at a new undergraduate program in architecture at Bard College, a 2,000-student liberal arts school in rural Annandale, New York. According to the co-directors, Professors Ivonne Santoyo-Orozco and Ross Exo Adams, designing Bard ...

Going All-In at Bard Architecture; The Opportunities and Challenges of Architectural Education​ in a Time of Transformation
 

Beyond the Street: ODA Proposes a Zoning Regulation To Expand the Public Space in New York, Sat, Jul 24 '21

ODA has released a new video advertising Beyond the Street, which promises to hack New York’s infamously rigid gridiron to unlock hidden courtyards New Yorkers never knew they were missing. The proposal, which has no official client, aims to create new privately owned public space by opening the ...

Beyond the Street: ODA Proposes a Zoning Regulation To Expand the Public Space in New York
 

Trashing the Community-Backed BIG U: East Side Coastal Resilience Moves Forward Despite Local Opposition. Will NYC Miss Another Opportunity to Lead on Climate and Environmental Justice?, Tue, Jul 13 '21

In late October 2012, Superstorm Sandy crashed into the East Coast. Causing more than $70 billion in damage, the storm ripped buildings from their foundations and flooded streets. In New York City, the hard concrete edge that separates Lower Manhattan from the East River was breached, filling the ...

Trashing the Community-Backed BIG U: East Side Coastal Resilience Moves Forward Despite Local Opposition. Will NYC Miss Another Opportunity to Lead on Climate and Environmental Justice?
 

The AIA Praised Trump and Biden's Infrastructure Plans But Lacks Political Vision to Draw Connections to Structural Racism, Tue, Jun 8 '21

In November 2016, the Executive Vice President and CEO, of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Robert Ivy, issued a statement congratulating President-elect Trump and the new Congress. Speaking for the organization’s 95,000 members, Ivy said they were “ready to work” with Trump to ...

The AIA Praised Trump and Biden's Infrastructure Plans But Lacks Political Vision to Draw Connections to Structural Racism
 

Learning to Relate: Politically Engaged Architecture Must Begin With People, Wed, May 12 '21

On Wednesday, May 5, I attended The Community Engagement and Social Justice in Architectural History Roundtable hosted by the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) on Zoom. The event allowed me to reflect on the importance of interpersonal dynamics for architectural historians and ...

Learning to Relate: Politically Engaged Architecture Must Begin With People
 

Present Realities: Teaching Design Studio Online, Wed, May 5 '21

Since my university moved all of its coursework online in March of 2020, like most professors, I have taught my class on Zoom. Forced to adopt new tools and methods, teaching design studio online has allowed the (relatively) seamless flow between different media in a way that would never be ...

Present Realities: Teaching Design Studio Online
 

People Over Cars: What does it mean to pedestrianize a quarter of NYC streets?, Tue, Mar 23 '21

Over the past year, since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, urban life has been transformed. This seems especially true in New York where the pressure of the lockdown was released in a burst with last summer’s uprising against racialized police violence in May and June. With people anxious ...

People Over Cars: What does it mean to pedestrianize a quarter of NYC streets?
 

Employment 

Kean University, Union, NJ, US, Adjunct Professor

Dante Furioso teaches Design Studio for undergraduate architecture majors at the Michael Graves College of Public Architecture.

Aug 2019 - current
 

Furioso Studio, New York, NY, Founder

Dante is the founder of Furioso Studio, an independent design practice based in New York, NY.

Aug 2019 - current
 

Selldorf Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Dante worked as a designer on projects at a range of scales including public infrastructure, residential, and exhibition design.

Nov 2016 - Aug 2019
 

Education 

Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, MArch, MArch I

Dante completed his studies at the Yale School of Architecture where he participated in an Advanced Studio with Pier Vittorio Aureli. He was an editor of Perspecta 51: Medium and a frequent contributor and editor of Paprika!.

Jul 2013 - May 2016
 

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, US, Bachelors, History

Latin American History, Labor History, and Studio Art. Study abroad at the University of Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires, Argentina (fall 2005 and spring 2006).

Aug 2003 - May 2007
 

Awards 

Carroll L.V. Meeks, Scholarship

Dante was awarded this memorial scholarship in history at the Yale School of Architecture.

2016
 

Perspecta 51, Nomination

Dante was nominated with Shayari De Silva and Samantha Jaff to edit the Yale Architectural Journal, the oldest student-edited journal of its kind.

2014
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills