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About riggioma

Mariapaola Riggio has an M.S. in Architecture from the University of Florence, Italy and a Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from the University of Trento, Italy. Assistant Professor in the Department of Wood Science and Engineering (OSU) since September 2015. Dr. Riggio has an established reputation among the international scientific community, as an expert in timber buildings assessment. Her research activity is mainly devoted to the valorization of traditional and novel forest products in the built environment.

WSE 425/525 Timber Tectonics in the Digital Age in a Nutshell

The “Timber tectonics” course is designed in collaboration with the University of Oregon, Department of Architecture. This course is to designed to expose a multi-disciplinary group of students to integrated project delivery approaches. Students in this class come from the … Continue reading

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Letting students with different backgrounds to learn from each other in a (hybrid) “integrated design” learning environment.

WSE 425/525 “Timber tectonics in the digital age” exposes students to integrated design practices, in which architects, engineers and fabricators are all engaged in the early design phases. In the actual practice, these different professional figures really learn from each … Continue reading

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