Press conference: introducing the new Director of the Academy of Architecture

Institutional Communication Service

Date: 17 September 2021 / 11:00

The press conference introducing the new Director of the Academy of Architecture, the academic activities, the lineup of cultural events for the University's 25th anniversary, and the news for the academic year 2021/22 will be held on Friday, 17 September.

The press conference will be held at 11 am at Teatro dell'Architettura in Mendrisio.

Attending the conference:

  • Boas Erez, Rector Università della Svizzera italiana
  • Walter Angonese, Director Academy of Architecture
  • Riccardo Blumer, Full Professor, Academy of Architecture
  • Marco Della Torre, Dean's Office Coordinator, Academy of Architecture

As of 1 September 2021, architect Prof. Walter Angonese is the new Director of USI Academy of Architecture, succeeding architect Prof. Riccardo Blumer who led the faculty during the last four years.

The photographs of the press conference will be available free of charge online at (Copyrightfree section).

For organisational purposes, please announce your participation by Wednesday, 15 September 2021 at





Festa in corte

Academy of Architecture, Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Informatics