Scientific Committee

Alfio Conti

Professor of the Department de Urbanism of the course of Architecture and Urbanism of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) he graduated in Territorial and Urban Planning at the IUAV University of Venice in 1996. In 1997 he moved to Brazil where, in 2003, he graduated in Architecture and Urban Planning and in 2009 he completed his Ph.D. in Geography, Spatial Information Processing, at the Pontifical Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais – PUCMinas. The current activity of studies and research concerns urban and regional planning and house policies in Brazil.

Luca Sgambi

Researcher in the field of Architectural Structures and Constructions of the Faculty of Architecture, Architectural Engineering and Urbanism of the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), he graduated in 1998 in Civil Engineering at the Structures at the Politecnico di Milano and graduated as a specialist in calculations. of reinforced concrete structures at the “F.lli Pesenti” Specialization School of the same university in 2001. In 2005 he completed the Ph.D. in Structural Engineering at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Currently, he is interested in structural modeling, the durability of structures and university pedagogy.

Francesca Usicco

Associate Professor of Italian Language and Culture at the Waseda University (Japan), he also plays the role of coordinator of Italian courses therein. He holds further teaching positions at the Kyoritsu Women’s University, and the Italian Institute of Culture in Tokyo. His current research related to the second degree in Architecture, at the Department of Building Technologists, Monotsukuri Institute of Technologists (Saitama, Japan), focuses on the analysis and design of educational facilities in Japan in relation to the teaching method used.

Ferdinando Zanzottera

Associate Professor of History of Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan (Department of Architecture and Urban Studies) is Director of the Department of Valorisation of Cultural Heritage and Conservator of the Archives and the ISAL Photo Library. Coordinates SIRBeC research and cataloging projects. The main areas of his studies and publications are the monastic-religious settlements, in their development from the Middle Ages to the contemporary, the protection and recovery of historical and environmental heritage, the link between matter, architecture and art and the enhancement of cultural heritage, with particular attention to the Cultural Heritage of the Lombard Health Authorities, to the Villas of delight and to the architecture of the twentieth century and former mental hospitals.

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