CIAO! offers an unmatched blend of hands-on learning, coupled with exceptional teachers….Harvard-trained architects [who] guided the students at every step with humor and patience, creating a highly individualized learning environment .”   -A Stevens, parent, Chicago, IL

Program Director 
Gail Whitney Karn AIA
MARCH, MCRP, Harvard
Fulbright Scholar

Studio Leader
Robert M Karn AIA LEED
MARCH/UD Harvard
MARCH Univrsity of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
BS ARCH U Arizona

Studio TA
Ilenia Pierantoni
PhD Enginnering/ARCH
Sapienza (Rome’s university)
MARCH Magna cum Laude
University of Camerino

Studio TA

Gilda Tormenti
Teaching Assistant University of Camerino PhD Candidate
University of Camerino MARCH University of Camerino 
BARCH University of Camerino

Studio Instructor
Jeffrey Allan Brown
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Ecoles d’Art Americaines Fontainebleau, France Certificate, Medal, Academie d’Architecture, Paris
BARCH Cooper Union
University of Bath, Dept. Architecture, England Iowa State University Ames, Iowa

Sustainability TA
Rob Karn
BS Conservation Biology Sustainability
Arizona State University