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critic , architectural historian

Bruno Zevi, Italian architectural historian, critic.

Background

Zevi, Bruno was born on January 22, 1918 in Rome. Son of Guido and Ada (Bondi) Zevi.

Education

Degree in Classical Studies, Liceo Tasso, Rome, 1937. Master in Architecture, Harvard University, 1942. DArch, Faculty Architecture, Rome, 1945. Degree in Architecture (honorary), University Buenos Aires, 1951. Degree, Techion University, Haifa, 1990. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Michigan, 1986.

Career

Director tech, magazines of United States Information Service in Italy 1944-1946. Cofounder Association for an Organic Architecture in Italy 1946. Co-Editor Metron, an architectural magazine 1945-1955.

Professor History of Architecture, University of Venice 1948-1963. Professor History of Architecture, University of Rome 1963-1979. General Secretary Italian Town Planning Institute 1952-1968.

Vice-President Italian Institute of Architecture. President Radical Party since 1985. M. P. since 1988; President Institute Committee of Architectural Critics.

Academician Venice Academy, of Art 1953, Accad. di San Luca, Rome since 1960.

Works

Membership

Member of American Institute of Architects (honorary), Academy National San Luca (Rome), Italian Institute Architecture (vice president since 1959), International Committee Architectural Critics (president since 1979), Royal Institute British Architects (honorary), Tennis (Rome).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, swimming.

Connections

Married Tullia Calabi Zevi, December 25, 1940. Children: Adachiara, Luca.

father:
Guido Zevi

mother:
Ada (Bondi) Zevi

spouse:
Tullia Calabi Zevi

child:
Adachiara Zevi

child:
Luca Zevi