Discipline: Architecture – text

Antonio Furgiuele

Discipline: Architecture – text
Region: Boston, MA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2017

Antonio Furgiuele is an associate professor of architecture at Wentworth Institute of Technology, has a master’s degree in history, theory & criticism of architecture from MIT, and has a B.Arch. from Syracuse University. His recent project, “Architectures of the Cloud,” investigates cloud computing systems and the social and disciplinary changes they propel in the information age. He is the author most recently of "The Five Points of Cloud Architecture," Harvard Design Magazine, Shelf Life (January 2017). Antonio has lectured, exhibited, and taught internationally including at Pratt Institute, The City College of New York, Parsons, and was a research fellow at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

At MacDowell, he completed a body of archival research on the history and theories of WWII camouflage. His research focuses on the ways architects were trained in these countermeasures and the influence it had long after the war. His work is being configured into a book and exhibition.