Staff / Eamonn Canniffe
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Eamonn Canniffe leads the MA Architecture + Urbanism at the msa. He was born in Manchester in 1960 and was educated in Architecture at Cambridge and Harvard Universities. In 1996 he held a Rome Scholarship in the Fine Arts at the British School at Rome. Between 1986 and 1998 he taught at the University of Manchester School of Architecture, and between 1998 and 2006 at the University of Sheffield School of Architecture. He is the author of 'Urban Ethic: Design in the Contemporary City' (Routledge 2006) and 'The Politics of the Piazza: the history and meaning of the Italian square' (Ashgate 2008), which he presented at the De Bosis Colloquium in Italian Studies at Harvard University in 2009. He is co-author (with Tom Jefferies) of 'Manchester Architecture Guide' (1999) and (with Peter Blundell Jones) of 'Modern Architecture through Case Studies 1945-1990' (Architectural Press 2007), a Chinese edition of which 现代建筑的演变 1945--1990年 was published in 2009. Future publications include the editing of 'The City Past and Present: Global perspectives on urban history and change' (Ashgate 2009). He has recently been appointed as Architecture Series Editor for Ashgate Publishing http://www.ashgate.com/studiesinarchitecture nurturing the publication of high quality and original research by international authors during the next few years.
MSA Fieldtrip Films
Films produced by 2006-07 Year 3 students at the Manchester School of Architecture for the Humanities course run by Eamonn Canniffe
ResearchA selection of recent research outputs.
Canniffe, E., 2007. The Politics of the Piazza: the history and meaning of the Italian square, Ashgate Aldershot.
Canniffe, E., 2006. Urban Ethic: Design in the Contemporary City, Routledge London and New York.
Jointly Authored Book
Blundell Jones, P. and Canniffe, E., 2007. 'Modern Architecture through Case Studies 1945-1990', Architectural Press / Elsevier Oxford.
Canniffe, E., and Abouei, R., Basarir, H., Cetin, M., Gamal, M., Upadhyaya, D., and Zhu, M., 2008. 'The City Past and Present: Global perspectives on urban history and change', Ashgate Aldershot.
Canniffe, E., 2006. 'Urban Absences: the rhetoric of minimal space in post-Franco Barcelona'. In Sally Stone and Nick Dunn (eds.) Interventions, 50-53, Artemide Edizioni Rome.
Canniffe, E., 2004. 'Axonometric Reconstructions'. In Robert Coates-Stephens (eds.) Porta Maggiore, Monument and Landscape: Archaeology and topography of the southern Esquiline from the Late Republican period to the present, Plates V-X, "L'Erma" di Bretschneider Rome.
Canniffe, E. and Stone, S., 2007. 'Building Study: de Metz Forbes Knight's Guest Street scheme in New Islington, Manchester', The Architects' Journal, Number 18 Volume 225, 25-37.
Canniffe, E., 2001. 'City and Scene: the theatricality of public space in the Renaissance', Urban Design Studies: Annual of the University of Greenwich Urban Design Unit, 7, 21-34.
Canniffe, E. Upadhyaya, D. and Ward, I., 2003. 'Changing Paradigms of an Evolving City Centre', The Planned City? ISUF International conference, Trani, Italy, July 2003, in The Planned City? ISUF International conference, 3, 811-816.
Canniffe, E., Zhu, M. and Kang, J., 2003. 'The Interaction of Lizhi and Fengshui on the Urban Morphology of the City of Nanjing in the Early Ming Dynasty 1368-1420', The Planned City? ISUF International conference, Trani, Italy, July 2003, in The Planned City? ISUF International conference, Vol 1, 137-141.
Canniffe, E., 2003. 'The Other Rome: Building the Utilitarian City in Trastevere', The Planned City? ISUF International conference, Trani, Italy, July 2003, in The Planned City? ISUF International conference, Vol 1, 39-44.