Thursday, December 3rd, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
In The Duncan Anderson Design Department Gallery at California State University, Long Beach
6241 East University Drive, Long Beach, CA 90815
Park in the Foundation Lot across from the Design Department main entrance – $5
Elena Manferdini,principal and owner of Atelier Manferdini, has over fifteen years of professional experience in architecture, art, design, and education.
In 2004 she founded Atelier Manferdini in Bologna, Italy and in 2009 she established her firm in Venice CA. The office has completed design, art and architectural projects in the US, Europe and Asia. Notable among the firm’s projects are the Pavilion for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, Bianca, a three stories boat in Japan, and a series of interior design renovations in Los Angeles. The firm has collaborated with internationally renowned companies such as: Swarovski, Sephora, Driade, MTV, Fiat, Nike, Alessi, Ottaviani, Moroso, Valentino, Arktura, Lerival and BMW. Elena Manferdini’s work has
appeared internationally in books, professional journals and reviews. She has been featured in several publications: Domus, New York Times, Elle, Vogue, ID, Icon, Form, Contemporary, Metropolis, and Architectural Design are selected examples. In 2013 a monograph on the firm’s work “Elena Manferdini” was published by Equalbooks.
Elena currently teaches atthe Southern California Institute of Architecture(SCI-Arc) where she is the Graduate Chair. She is also held the Howard Friedman Visiting Professor of Practice at the University of California Berkeley(UCB) and various Visiting Professor Positions at Cornell University, University of Pennsylvania and Seika University.
She frequently lectures, and her work has been exhibited internationally in both architecture and art museums. .