Rappaport Nina

Visit duration time (from – to): 05 May 2019 - 04 November 2019
Affiliation: Kean University and Yale University
Host Department: DAD - Department of Architecture and Design
Coordinator at Polito: MATTEO ROBIGLIO

NINA RAPPAPORT is an architectural critic, curator, and educator. She has been publications director at Yale School of Architecture and editor of the biannual publication Constructs, the exhibition catalogs, as well
as the school’s book series since 1999.
She is the director of the think tank the Vertical Urban Factory which does research and projects on ways to increase urban manufacturing and design urban factories. Her book, Vertical Urban Factory, investigating the
modernist and contemporary factory in terms of the technology, factory in the city, and the architectural issues as they impact workers was published with Actar in Fall 2015.
She is a lecturer at the Michael Graves College of Public Architecture at Kean University where she teaches history of architecture and has taught seminars and studios on urban theory and industrial urbanism in the
Syracuse in NYC architecture program, Parsons School of Design, other New York area schools. She lecturers widely and participates in workshops on the topic of urban manufacturing as well as
contributes to numerous academic and trade publications.