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On Wednesday May 25, 17:00 – 19:00 hrs we’ll be giving a lecture at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam on the topic of the architectural drawing and its role in the construction of architectural knowledge. Read more about the event: SPEAK ABOUT WHAT YOU KNOW; DRAW WHAT YOU CANNOT SPEAK ABOUT JUST YET Currently, […]Continue Reading


Microcities will take part in the Young Architects Day in Évora, Portugal at the Colégio dos Leões, Universidade de Évora.    Continue Reading


Mariabruna Fabrizi (Socks-Studio / Microcities) is invited by KRUH to give a lecture at KINO 35,  Štěpánská 35, 111 21 Prague, Czech Republic.    Continue Reading


Mariabruna Fabrizi and Fosco Lucarelli (Socks-Studio / Microcities) will contribute as content curators to “The Form of Form“, one of the three main exhibitions of the 2016 Lisbon Architecture Triennale, which will take place in Lisbon between Oct, 6th and Dec, 11th, 2016. Directed by chief curators Diogo Seixas Lopes and André Tavares, the 4th […]Continue Reading


Microcities has been invited to participate to : THE SUPREME ACHIEVEMENT Twelve plaster rooms for twelve ideal cities 12th September – 3rd October A Workshop and Exhibition curated by Maria S. Giudici and Davide Sacconi, featuring the work of Alex Maymind, Amid.Cero9, Aristide Antonas, Behemoth, Dogma, Didier Fiuza Faustino, FORA + Beth Hughes, Map Office, […]Continue Reading


Microcities talked about their work and research at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Genoa in the laboratory “Fondamenti, Pratiche e Tendenze dell’Architettura Contemporanea”. The lecture is entitled: “The Fiel and the Wall”. Thanks to professor Nicola Lunardi and professor Giovanni Galli for the invitation.Continue Reading


Microcities have been interviewed by architect, curator and editor Ana Dana Beroš for “Reality of Space”, a program on Croatian Radio Channel 3.Here’s the link to the interview (in Croatian only): TURN ON THE RADIO: Croatian Radio 3, today at 16:03 CET, Italian architects Mariabruna Fabrizi and Fosco Lucarelli, founders of Microcities practice based […]Continue Reading


On April 13, 2015 Microcities will give a lecture entitled: “The Field and the Wall” in the symposium “Housing vs City” in Syracuse University, London. Here’s the official announcement for the symposium: On Monday 13th April, Syracuse London is delighted to host a symposium in Faraday House entitled ‘Housing vs. City’. The symposium has been organised […]Continue Reading


Microcities talked about their work and research at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Camerino (Ascoli Piceno). The lecture is entitled: “Costruire un atlante” (“Building an Atlas”).Continue Reading


Microcities/Socks-studio at “La Biennale” 2014. We’ve been kindly invited by Luca Silenzi ( to take part in the Weekend Special of the 23/24 August “State of Exception” in the Monditalia international exhibition in the Corderie dell’Arsenale. State of Exception is  a symposium on the themes of project, preservation and state of exception (“Un simposio sui temi […]Continue Reading


Microcities has just been selected with six other French offices to participate in the speculative project “L’Epiderme aérien des villes au regard de la question de l’énergie et des modes de vie”  (‘The aerial epidermis of cities in relation to the issue of energy and lifestyles’) within the research program “Ignis Mutat Res” (Bureau de […]Continue Reading


If you’re in Venice tomorrow August 28th, pay a visit to the Sale Docks (Magazzini del Sale, Dorsoduro 265, near Punta della Dogana). Among other interventions, there you will find an interesting discussion around the themes of “Architectural production, the institutions of the common and the invention of space”.. We are very sorry we can’t […]Continue Reading


Our project “OFF/THE GRID” (A new square for Bab Al Bahrain) has been shortlisted to be published in a special supplement with the May issue of Domus magazine. More info on the project here.      Continue Reading


If you happen to be in Rome next week, we will give a public lecture together with Italian architecture office Urbanaarchitettura at the Cornell in Rome University. We will talk about our recent works and focus on how the theoretical background of our projects is continuously intertwined with the editing of our blog. Our lecture will […]Continue Reading


On the 20th of December, Microcities has been awarded the PRIX SPECIALE for their spéculative project  Grundrisse (Housing Solution for the Immaterial Worker), during the inauguration of the biannual exhibition of the Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture. Project Link    Continue Reading


We are very happy to announce that our project GRUNDRISSE: Housing solutions for the immaterial worker (an affordable dystopia) won the first prize (ex aequo) at the Think Space | Moral borders competition!Continue Reading


Our project Wild Strawberries (Inter-generational center) won the second prize. See the project here.Continue Reading


Microcities gets an award for “Symbiosis” in “The Innovative Town Concept for the Future” ideas competition! See the project here.Continue Reading


Our proposal “Alice in wonderwall” wins a second prize in Europan 2010.Continue Reading