Lecturers of the Laboratorio Nervi Summer School 2018


Andrea Canziani architect, Ph.D, Pg.D. in restoration of monuments, he is currently architect of the MIBACT, at the Superintendency Archeology Fine Arts and Landscape of Liguria, where he is responsible for the architecture and landscape sector in the Education and University Office. He teaches Architectural Preservation at the AUIC School of Politecnico di Milano. Co-chairman of the DOCOMOMO International Specialist Committee on Education + Theory (ISC/E+T) and former Secretary General of DOCOMOMO Italy, he wrote numerous essays on the XX century heritage and its relationship with contemporary architecture.

Ugo Carughi, architect, Director at the Soprintendenza of Naples until 2013. Member of the Technical Committee for the archives and the architecture of the Ministry H.C.A. since 2001. Representative of the Ministry H.C.A. in the Board of Directors of the Foundation of Architecture and Town until 2014. President of Do.Co.Mo.Mo. Italy. He supervised and projected numerous testing of restoration sites, art shows and restoration and project of monumental buildings.

Francesca Castelli, architect, participated in the drafting of the Charter for the Quality of the contemporary city for the new Town Plan of Rome. Since 1991 she has been teaching in the Course in EU Five-Year Architecture first as a contract professor and then tutor in degree courses and seminars and for the PhD in Architecture – Theories and Project at the Sapienza University in Rome. As part of her research activity she has participated in critical historical and design studies, publishing essays on modern and contemporary Rome architecture, and curating and organizing various exhibitions and conferences, including: “Cantiere periferie. Looking for a normal city”, Mibact, 2016; “Lina Bo Bardi, a Roman architect in Brazil”, 2014; “Housing and urban landscapes from after World War II until today” for ACER, 2011.

Rosario Ceravolo, graduated in Civil Engineering and PhD in Structural Engineering both from Politecnico di Torino. Associate Professor of Earthquake Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino since 2003. Invited researcher at the Ecole des Ponts (2001), professor of Structural Health Monitoring at Université Paris-Est (2009), invited professor at Columbia University, NY (2017-18). Member of the PhD board in Architectural Heritage. Author of over 180 research papers, including 60 contributions on international journals, on Analysis and Restoration of Structures of Architectural Heritage, Structural Health Monitoring and Evaluation and Reduction of Seismic Risk, and Structural Analysis and Conservation of Shell and Spatial Structures.

Cristiana Chiorino is an Architect with a PhD in conservation of modern architectural heritage and in history of architecture. She is a Partner of ComunicArch Associates, specializing in communication on architecture. Chiorino is a scientific consultant for heritage conservation to the Pier Luigi Nervi Project Association (PLN Project). She is a member of the Historical Spatial Structures Working Group of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures and the Italian section of the Council Board of Docomomo.

Alessandro Colombo, graduated in architecture from the Politecnico di Milano, he has been associate of Gregotti & Associates International and founding member of Studio Cerri & Associati, Studio Cerri Associati Engineering and Terra. He is adjunct professor at School of Design of Politecnico di Milano, He is board member of IDEA, Italian Association Exhibition Designers and correspondent for il Giornale dell’architettura. He is curator and designer of exhibitions at the Italian pavilion at the post Expo 2010 in Shanghai. On behalf of Politecnico di Milano he has been responsible of the project of the Coffee Cluster at Expo 2015 in Milan. He has been nominated Ambassador for the Italian Design in Vancouver 2017 and Jakarta 2018

Marco di Prisco, full Professor of Structural Design at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Politecnico di Milano. Editor of the European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, Associate editor of the J. of Cement and Concrete Composites, member of ACI, DAC RILEM, fib Presidium, coauthor of the MC2010 chapters on FRC and convener of the Commission TC250/SC2/Wg1/Tg2 to introduce FRC in EC2.

Paola Garbuglio, painter and architect, graduated from the Milan Polytechnic. In 1999 she founded “Terra” with A. Colombo, a place for art and architecture. She lives and works in Milan. She has been co-curator with A. Colombo of the exhibition the “The Ages of the Skyscraper. The Pirelli Sixty years after the laying of the cornerstone”, Milano 2016.

Enrico Giacopelli, founder architect of GStudio in Turin and in charge of the Laboratory of Architectural Design at the II Faculty of Architecture at the Polytechnical School in Turin, since 1995 he also deals with the knowledge, protection and enhancement of the modern architectural heritage of city of Ivrea. The restoration of the ICO Workshops has been awarded the Honorable Mention Gold Medal for Italian Architecture Award at the Triennale di Milano, the In / Arch Award and the Metra Award.

Maurizio Giodice, architect, graduated with honors in Rome in 2013 at Sapienza University in Rome with a thesis in the structural and geometrical-formal analysis of the Cartiera Burgo of P.L.Nervi. During his academic studies he began his collaboration with NERVILAB, for which he took care of the “virtual modeling” section on show at the exhibition about Pier Luigi Nervi at the MAXXI in Rome.

Erica Lenticchia, architect, Ph.D. is currently postdoctoral research fellow within the Structural Dynamic research group, in Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering (DISEG) of the Politecnico di Torino.
After obtaining a Bachelor and a Master of Science in Architecture at the Università degli Studi di Parma, she obtained a Ph.D. in Architectural and Landscape Heritage at the Politecnico di Torino. Her thesis was about vibration-based monitoring of complex architectural heritage buildings, in
which she also analyzed the thin shell concrete structures built by Pier Luigi Nervi in the Turin Exhibition Centre. She currently works on analysis and conservation of historical buildings.
She is a member of the Historical Spatial Structures Working Group of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures and of the Interdepartmental Centre R3C “Responsible, Risk, Resilience Centre” of the Politecnico di Torino.

Giovanni Multari, architect, teaches Architectural Design at the Department of Architecture of the University of Naples “Federico II”. In 1995 he founded the corvino + multari studio with Vincenzo Corvino, based in Naples and offices in Milan. For the restoration project of the Pirelli Skyscraper in .Milan he won the Gold Medal for Italian Architecture, Triennale di Milano 2006, and the European Aluminum in Renovation Award, Paris 2007.

Oliva Muratore is currently architect of the MIBACT, at the Superintendence for Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape of Rome.
Specialist in Restoration of Monuments, she graduated from the School of Specialization in Architectural and Landscape Heritage of the University “Sapienza” of Rome and holds a Ph.D. in Architectural requalification.

Gianluca Ranzi is an ARC Future Fellow, Professor and Director of the Centre for Advanced Structural Engineering at the University of Sydney. His research interests range from the field of structural engineering to architectural science, heritage conservation and high-performance buildings.

Francesco Romeo since 2007 is associate professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics at the Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering (DISG) of Sapienza University of Rome; since 2015 he is qualified as full professor in the same scientific area. Graduated in Civil Engineering at Sapienza, he received a MS in Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from DISG. Author of more than 70 peer reviewed publications, he gave invited seminars at MIT, Technion IIT, CISM, TU Wien, University of Aberdeen, University of Southern California. Recently funded projects as PI are: “The Flaminio Stadium by Pier Luigi and Antonio Nervi in Rome: an interdisciplinary conservation plan”, Getty Foundation, 2017-2018; “Innovative integrated approaches for damage identification in buildings”, Ateneo 2016-2017.

Massimo Visone is research fellow at the University of Naples Federico II. Visone taught at the Academy of Fine Arts of Naples and at the University of Naples Federico II. He wrote on Villa Reale (2003, 2012), Villa d’Elboeuf (2008, 2014), Castel Capuano (2011, 2013), Poggio Reale (2013, 2016) and Palazzo Donn’Anna (2017). Visone is a member of the Grupo de Investigación Iacobus (University of Santiago de Compostela), and member of the Research Centre on the Iconography of the European City (University of Naples Federico II).