Pier Vittorio Aureli

Pier Vittorio Aureli

William B. and Charlotte Shepherd Davenport Visiting Professor

Pier Vittorio Aureli studied at the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia and later at the Berlage Institute in Rottedam. Aureli currently teaches at the AA School of Architecture in London and is visiting professor at Yale University. He is the author of many essays and several books, including The Project of Autonomy (2008) and The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture (2011). Aureli is a co-founder of Dogma.

From the beginning of its activities, Dogma has worked on the relationship between architecture and the city by focusing mostly on urban design and large-scale projects. Parallel to the design projects, the members of Dogma have intensely engaged with teaching, writing, and research, activities that have been an integral part of the office’s engagement with architecture. Dogma is also active in offering consultancies to municipalities and agencies concerned with urban planning and architectural issues. Dogma’s work has been widely published and exhibited. In 2006, Dogma has won the 1st Iakov Chernikhov Prize for the best emerging architectural practice and in 2013, on the occasion of the exhibition Dogma. 11 Projects the first monograph on the work of the office was published by the AA Publications.

PhD in Architecture, Technische Universiteit, Delft, Berlage Institute, Rotterdam, 2005
Doctorate in Urban Planning, Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia, 2003
Master in Architecture, The Berlage Institute, 2001
Laurea in Architettura, Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia, 1999


Spring 2018
Advanced Design Studio: Shed No Tears for a Colonial City
Pier Vittorio Aureli, Emily Abruzzo
Spring 2017
Advanced Design Studio: Did Someone Say Typology? 100,000 houses for San Francisco
Pier Vittorio Aureli, Emily Abruzzo
Spring 2016
Advanced Design Studio: Home is a Four Letter Word
Pier Vittorio Aureli, Emily Abruzzo
Spring 2015
Advanced Design Studio: Is Less Enough?
Pier Vittorio Aureli, Emily Abruzzo
Spring 2015
Independent Course Work
Pier Vittorio Aureli, Peggy Deamer