The Northwest Institute for Architecture
Studies in Italy promotes design excellence in the
built environment through cultural exchange
between Italy and the Pacific Northwest.
JOIN NIAUSI NOW AND
BECOME A 'FOUNDING MEMBER'
Twenty-seven years after its inception,
becoming a member-supported organization.
In addition to supporting NIAUSI's mission in the
Pacific Northwest, members at certain donor levels
have the opportunity to stay at the Civita Institute
located in Civita di Bagnoregio.
THE CIVITA INSTITUTE
Located 60 miles north of Rome, the facilities
Civita Institute are housed in several restored
buildings in the ancient center of Civita. The
Civita Institute fosters exploration of the
distinctive qualities of Italian hilltowns, their art,
architecture, and relevance to contemporary life.