Florencia Pita

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Graduate Thesis Coordinator, Design Studio, Visual Studies

Florencia Pita is a partner and founder of Pita & Bloom, a design and research collaborative based in Los Angeles. She is also principal of FPmod. Pita graduated in 1998 from the National University of Rosario in Argentina, with a licensure degree. In 1999 she was awarded the 2000 Fulbright-Fondo Nacional de las Artes Scholarship to pursue studies at Columbia University, and in 2001 she received her Master's Degree from the MSAAD Program at Columbia University. Pita's work experience includes the offices of Greg Lynn FORM in Los Angeles, Eisenman Architects in New York City and Asymptote in New York City. Her independent projects have been part of several museum collections, such as MoMA, MAK Vienna, and the Art Institute of Chicago, and have been recognized through publications and awards. She currently teaches Design Studios and Visual Studies courses at the Southern California Institute of Architecture and was recently appointed Graduate Thesis Coordinator.