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“Urban Scans” Is Topic Of Lecture By Innovative New York Architects At U.Va. School Of Architecture

January 17, 2002--

WHO: Giuseppe Lignano and Ada Tolla of the architecture firm LO/TEK

WHAT: Lecture – “Urban Scans”

WHEN: Friday, Jan. 31, 5 p.m.

WHERE: Campbell Hall

Innovative New York City architects Giuseppe Lignano and Ada Tolla of the architecture firm LO/TEK will discuss their work at the University of Virginia School of Architecture Michael Owen Jones Memorial Lecture.

Lignano and Tolla are known for their investigation and incorporation of familiar, man-made and technological objects. Their designs integrate electronic, organic and manufactured materials often overlooked or taken for granted in the everyday urban landscape.

LO/TEK’s design projects include the Goree Memorial and Museum in Senegal, a DJ tower used in a music video for A Tribe called Quest, and a Manhattan studio incorporating a recycled shipping container.

Tolla and Lignano, who are natives of Naples, Italy, studied at the School of Architecture of the Universitá di Napoli and completed postgraduate work at Columbia University in New York.

For details, contact Derry Voysey at (434) 982-2921 or derry@virginia.edu.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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