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My areas of expertise relate to the theory and practice of contemporary architectural design. The architectural composition and the study of the domestic space are the main focus of my research interests, specifically, where the public nature of architecture is investigated in regards to urban life in high-density urban configurations. Other areas of expertise involve the study of the interior design, public art installations, spatial design, urban morphology and building typology.
September 2017 - present
- The teaching commitments are: _Tutor, BA1 Interior Architecture Studio _Course Leader, BA2 Interior Architecture Studio _Lecturer, BA2 Technology, unit 240 _Contributor, BA1 History and Theory _Tutor for undergraduate dissertations
September 2017 - present
September 2011 - August 2017
- Professor (Assistant)
- I was responsible for course development in the area of architectural and urban design; manager of design graduation studios; academic supervision of master’s students.
Technology has pervaded the urban discourse since the Modern Movement, where mechanically mass-produced houses - inspired by the Ford automobile manufacturing system - became the main preoccupation of the architectural profession (Herbert, 1984). The new cities were thus formed according to these principles, dominated by science and function (Hall,...
La densa e iperconnessa città di Hong Kong ha contribuito a ideare il nuovo edificio del Chu Hai College of Higher Education reinventando l'idea del campus universitario in una verticalizzazione del complesso ed ambizioso programma funzionale. Rocco Design Architects ha realizzato progetti in tutto il mondo anche se proprio Hong Kong è il grande la...
European cities are facing a great opportunity to reinvent themselves, challenging the dichotomy between historical city centres and their peripheries. Milan is based on a concentric model with its main focus on activities in the city centre, considering the periphery as a mere dormitory area. The competition site is an area on the outskirts of Mil...
The contemporary South Korean landscape is characterised by a massive display of modern apartment buildings. They are omnipresent in their monotonous manifestation and represent the dream of the Korean population. Serial mass housing is a typology that has had a great diffusion all over the world, but how has modern housing developed in South Korea...
This paper aims to investigate the relationship between public art and the public space on university campuses. The literature specific to public art on college and university campuses is impoverished. Even more rare are research studies discussing the impacts of public art on campuses. Thus the purpose of this research is to contribute to this fie...
Today's architectural pedagogy follows a very conventional curriculum, which doesn't account for contemporary challenges. Therefore architectural schools need to reconsider the foundations of their design programs, focusing on experiments in architectural education, which are essential to raise new questions in relation to the contemporary world. D...
The main focus of this paper is on understanding the metropolitan strategy in relation to culture and tourism and its effect on urban and architectural design. Cultural districts have been conceived as tools adopted by local governments to increase the city’s economic development, using tourism as a major booster capable of transforming cities and...