Lina Bo Bardi: To Teach is to Construct

ARC 0204

3835 Campus Drive
Architecture Building (145 ARC)
College Park, MD 20742
United States

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Bo Bardi Credits

Kibel Lecture, Exhibition Opening and Book Signing


With much enthusiasm, The University of Maryland Kibel Gallery, in collaboration with the Embassy of Brazil, The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, present the exhibition, Lina Bo Bardi: To Teach is To Construct produced and curated by Ronit Eisenbach and Denise Hochbaum. The show and related events celebrates the work of the Italian-Brazilian architect, theorist and educator on the centenary of her birth. The exhibition incorporates and expands the show “Lina Bo Bardi: Built Work” developed by Zeuler R. Lima, includes material from Bo Bardi’s theoretical treatise interpreted by Cathrine Veikos and images by photographers Paul Clemence and Nelson Kon.


Two Additional Events:

EXHIBITION TOUR: as part of our educational program, we invite the public to join us on a gallery tour hosted by the curators, designers and contributors.

October 7, 12:30 - 1:30pm

The Kibel Gallery

UMD School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.


PANEL DISCUSSION followed by a book signing with architects and scholars, Prof. Zeuler R. Lima, Ph.D. and Prof. Cathrine Veikos, RA moderated by University of Maryland Prof. Ronit Eisenbach, RA.

October 6, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Lina Bo Bardi: Bringing Two Continents Through Design

Italian Embassy Auditorium

3000 Whitehaven St., NW

Washington, DC 20008

RSVP by October 6th at 2 pm:


Exhibit design: Ronit Eisenback and Russell Holstine


In Collaboration With:

The Embassy of Brazil, Washington, DC

The Embassy of Italy, Washington, DC

The Italian Cultural Institute, Washington, DC



California College of the Arts

Inplus Interior Design




The Inter-American Development Bank

The Museum of the Americas

Latin America Studies Center, University of Maryland

Riot Creative Imaging, Inc.