Eduardo Benamor Duarte is an architect and designer, founder of the studio Benamor Duarte Architecture, based in New York City and Lisbon. Since 2011 he is an Assistant professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. Benamor Duarte Architecture’s agenda engage the ideas of recursion, adaptation and reconstitution of formal, informal and informational protocols in differentcontexts. His work and research has been awarded by several institutions such as the Ministério da Cultura – Direcção Geral das Artes, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia.
Caterina Tiazzoldi. Caterina Tiazzoldi – Nuova Ordentra is a design firm based in Torino (Italy) and New York (USA). 1998 Graduation in Architecture, School of Architecture, Politecnico di Torino. 2003 Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design – GSAPP, Columbia University of New York. 2006 PhD: "Automatism in Architecture and Non Linear Design Strategies", tutor Prof. P. Croset, Department of Architecture and Industrial Design of Torino.
Caterina Tiazzoldi has been invited to participate to several international events and exhibits such as Torino World Design Capital, the Young Design Talent selection by Giulio Cappellini for the Temporary Museum for New Design, Advanced Architecture Biennal Settimo Tokio, Experiment Design Lisbon and the show Minimaousse at the museum Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine in Paris.
Her works have been published in international magazines (Domus, AMC Interieur, Interni, Metropolis, Elle Décor, Vanity Fair), National News Paper (La Stampa, La Repubblica, Il Sole 24 ore), books (Shops 2009, ItaliArchitettura 4, Workspaces 2010 ) and scientific publications (ARCC Journal).
She teaches as visiting professor at the New Academy of Fine Art (Milano) and European Institute of Design (Torino). Caterina Tiazzoldi won several awards (Nomination at the Cooper Hewitt Museum's National Design Award, best paper EAAE/ARCC) and research grants (Sinapsi, Lagrange, Santa Fe Institute and Regione Piemonte Fellowship).