Marco Falsetti, architect and Ph.D., is Postdoctoral Researcher and Adjunct Professor at the Sapienza University of Rome. His researches focus on the unresolved fragments of the modern city and the role of the ‘Classic’ in the formation of contemporary design. Since 2012 he has been the head of his own architecture firm in Rome; his projects and drawings have been exhibited in many Academic Institutions such as the Istituto Nazionale della Grafica, the Faculty of Architecture of Rome, the Polytechnic University of Milan and the Polytechnic University of Bari. He publishes regular essays and articles in national and international magazines on the topic of architecture in identity-creating contexts. In 2014 he published (with Elisabetta Barizza) Roma e l’eredità di Louis I. Kahn, (Franco Angeli). In 2017 he published the book, Annodamenti. La specializzazione dei tessuti urbani nel processo formativo e nel progetto (Knottings: the specialization of urban fabric in the formative process and in architectural design) on the role of paths and routes in the formation of public space (Franco Angeli). Annodamenti was a finalist at the National Scientific Dissemination Award 2017, held by the National Research Council (CNR). In 2018 he published Rome and the legacy of Louis I. Kahn (Routledge) with Elisabetta Barizza.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Urban morphology, Architectural typology, Architectural theory, History and Theory of Modern Architecture, Vernacular architecture, History of architecture