The Mendrisio campus map
1. Villa Argentina
The Villa Argentina is a building in the neoclassical style of the second half of the 19th century which houses the administration offices, the academic secretary’s office and the logistic services of the Academy of Architecture.
The Park, which connects both to Villa Argentina and Palazzo Canavée, is highly appreciated by the students for the openness of its meadow and the beauty of its centuries-old trees.
The Institute for the Contemporary Urban Project is a research institute in the areas of territory, strategic planning, systems, infrastructures, urban and architectural design.
4. Palazzo Canavée
This modern construction houses the academic staff and assistant offices, the classrooms for theory courses, the ateliers for the second to the fourth years, as well as ample study spaces furnished with multimedia equipment and technical labs.
5. Palazzo Turconi
This building, erected at the beginning of the 19th century, accommodates the ateliers for the first and final (diploma) years, and the respective faculty staff offices. The Palazzo Turconi has also ample project lab spaces with individual study desks.