Giovanni Carbonara, Maestro di Architettura
In: Quaderni dell'Istituto di Storia dell'Architettura: n.s. 2019, 2020
The text refers to the institutional greetings of the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture on the Study Day dedicated to Giovanni Carbonara. In the Faculty of Architecture of the Sapienza University of Rome Giovanni Carbonara is a figure of reference, as Professor of the discipline and as a personality of absolute value. In particular, the importance of the “critical” approach is underscored, always aimed at achieving a balance between different needs and different theories. In this approach we can identify some fundamental interpretations of teaching for the future of Architecture. Giovanni Carbonara’s interpretation of the architect as: «conductor who maintains the overall direction» also represents the correct interpretation, in contemporary reality, of the figure of the European architect who must possess the knowledge to coordinate the specialisms through a solid critical and creative ability together.