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A new architecture we can conceive in our hearts, and build with our own hands, using processes that encourage us to make places of life and beauty.


May 11, 2017

By Yodan Rofe, Susan Ingham, & Chris Andrews This report summarizes our April 12-14, 2017 visit to the Università Suor Orsola Benincasa (UniSOB) in Naples, Italy, where we spent three intensive days discussing the Building Beauty program, as well as touring the university and parts of the historic city center. … Read more

Naples Webcast

April 12, 2017

View our webcast event with the Università degli Studi Suor Orsola Benincasa and the Building Beauty program: An overview of the program and a reflection on the applied techniques of building the city of beauty, sustainability and intelligence. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return;… Read more

Sandro Balducci joins our staff.

February 18, 2017

We are proud to announce new staff joining Building Beauty, Sandro Balducci, welcome Sandro! @SandroBalducci Read more

New Building Beauty Program Brochure

February 10, 2017

New Brochure with program details of the new Building Beauty program in Naples, now available. Check it out! Read more

Featured on LinkedIn

February 10, 2017

“The Timeless Way of Educating Architects: A New Master course | Naples, Italy”  on LinkedIn. Read more

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February 10, 2017

We are featured on Check it out! Read more

Updated fee and registration info

February 10, 2017

New BB flyer with updated info on Fees Structure, Qualification and Registration now available here. Read more

David Rudlin

February 10, 2017

David Rudlin, winner of the Wolfson Economic Prize 2014 is now staff at BB. We all delighted having David with us! Read more

Felice Tagliaferri

February 10, 2017

Particularly proud of new outstanding collaboration: Felice Tagliaferri will work with our staff/students in Naples! Read more

INTBAU features Building Beauty

February 10, 2017

International foundation @INTBAU has featured @_buildingbeauty here, thank you. Read more

Munishwar Ganju and Narendra Dengle

February 10, 2017

Proud to announce that Narendra Dengle and Munishwar Ganju, authors of The discovery of Architecture have joined us in Naples! Read more

“The Ethics of Potential Urbanism” is now out

February 10, 2017

Our staff Camillo Boano’s The Ethics of Potential Urbanism is now out for Routledge. Read more

Prof. Pier Luigi Luisi

February 10, 2017

Excellent news: Prof. Pier Luigi Luisi, co-author of A System View of Life has joined us! Welcome! Read more

Announcement on INTBAU, December 20 2016

December 27, 2016

The Building Beauty program was announced on the INTBAU website this month: Read more

Announcement at PUARL Conference, October 29 2016

October 16, 2016

The Building Beauty program was announced at the PUARL conference in San Francisco on October 29, 2016. PUARL Conference Paper PUARL Conference Presentation Read more

1. Words: from The Battle for the Life and Beauty of the Earth: A struggle between two world-systems, Alexander, C., Neis, H., & Alexander, M. M. (2012). New York: Oxford University Press.