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Federico SCARONI, PhD


EDUCATION

Ph.D.: Design and Theory of Architecture, Sapienza Rome University, Italy (2009)

MA    : Architecture (with honors), Sapienza Rome University, Italy (2003)

AREAS OF INTEREST

Research: History of Arts and Architecture, Urban Sociology, Comparative Urban Studies

Teaching: History of Architecture, History of Art, Comparative Urban Studies, Design Lab

EXPERIENCE

Academic Experience

University of New York Tirana (AL), Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Assistant Professor (2021 – Current)

The University of Miami (US), Faculty of Architecture, Elements of Architecture, Visiting Tutor (2019-2020)

The University of Tokyo (JP), Faculty of Engineering, Laboratory of Architectural and Urban History, Visiting Professor (2016-2018)

The University of Tokyo (JP), Faculty of Engineering, Laboratory of Architectural and Urban History, Assistant Professor (2013-2016)

The University of Tokyo (JP), Faculty of Engineering, Laboratory of Architectural and Urban History, Assistant Professor (2011-2012)

The University of Tokyo (JP), Faculty of Engineering, Laboratory of Architectural and Urban History, Research Assistant (2009-2011)

Sapienza Rome University (IT), Faculty of Architecture, Course of Design Lab III, Teaching Fellow (2008-2009)

Sapienza Rome University (IT), Faculty of Architecture, Course of History of Contemporary Art, Teaching Fellow (2006-2007)

Administrative Experience

Sapienza Rome University, Tokyo University, PennState University, Creator and Organizer of the International Workshop “Envisioning the Wall” in Rome (2014)

Sapienza Rome University, Supervisor for the Master in “Design of interactive spaces for communication” (2002 – 2004)

Professional Experience

FSA Design, Rome, Founder and Architect, 2012 – ongoing

Tecno Engineering 2C, Rome, Senior Architect, 2020 – ongoing.

Tommaso Savoia Engineering, Rome, Senior Architect, 2018 – 2020.

Richard Bliah Associates, Tokyo, Senior Architect, 2017.

Nikkei Sekkei Ltd., Tokyo, Senior Architect, 2016.

Cod09 Architettura e Design, Rome, Co-founder, Senior Architect, 2009-2012.

4x1Architetti, Rome, Co-founder and Architect, 2005-2009.

Intertecno, Rome, Junior Architect, 2005 – 2007.

National Gallery of Modern Art, Rome, Designer, 2003-2004.

RESEARCH OUTPUTS

Refereed Journal Articles

Scaroni, F., (2020). Cronaca e storia di un rimosso cantiere di regime: Il mausoleo di C. Ciano a Livorno (The abandoned Fascist mausoleum of Costanzo Ciano in Livorno). Nuovi Studi Livornesi, 1(2) a.XXVII. Livorno: Media Print. ISSN 1591-7770.

Scaroni, F., (2013). The concept of Out of Scale in Architecture. A comparison between Western and Eastern point of view. The Urban History Annual, 20(3). Tokyo: Yamakawashuppansha. 158-168, ISBN: 978-4-634-52748-5.

Scaroni, F., (2013). Lo sport costruito. Architetture sportive totalitarie (Built sport. Sport Totalitarian architecture). Primapersona. Percorsi autobiografici 27(3). Udine: Forum editrice universitaria. 90-95, ISBN: 9788884207832

Scaroni, F., (2003). Cronaca e storia di un rimosso cantiere di regime: Il mausoleo di Costanzo Ciano a Livorno (History of the abandoned Fascist mausoleum of Costanzo Ciano in Livorno). Quaderni dell’Istituto di storia dell’architettura, 42(1). Roma: Bonsignori. 89-96, ISBN: 88-7597-363-6

Books and Book Chapters

Scaroni, F., (2020). Mario Galvagni e Torre del Mare. Un’avventura interrotta (Mario Galvagni and Torre del Mare. An Interrupted Adventure), In: Associazione Storia della Città ed., Il Tesoro delle Città. Strenna 2020. Wuppertal: Steinhäuser Verlag. ISBN 978-3-924774-89-9.

Scaroni, F., (2020). Hashima. La corazzata abbandonata (Hashima. The Abandoned Battleship), In: Associazione Storia della Città ed., Il Tesoro delle Città. Strenna 2019. Wuppertal: Steinhäuser Verlag. ISBN 978-3-924774-85-1.

Scaroni F., Vieira Amaro B., (2020). Nanban Religious Architecture. A Forgotten Heritage. In: T. Ciapparoni La Rocca ed., Il Grande Viaggio. La missione giapponese del 1615 in Europa (The Great Journey. 1615 Japanese Embassy in Europe). Rome: Scienze e Lettere. 
ISBN 978-88-6687-154-5

Lippa, C., Scaroni, F. (2018). Japan After The Bubble. What Has Remained Of The Metabolist Epic In The Post-Crisis Age?. In: L. Pedata, E. Porfido, L. Rossi, eds., [CO]HABITATION TACTICS Imagining future spaces in architecture, city and landscape. Tirana: Polis Press. 349-360, ISBN: 978-9928-4459-6-4.

Scaroni, F., (2017). A forced transfer. Japanese ruins after sudden depopulation. In: B. Emgin, E. Paykoc, O. Osman Demirbas, K. Kilinc eds., Design in Times of Turmoil: Displacement, Replacement, Emplacement. Izmir: Metro Matbaa. 218-239, ISBN: 978975-6339640

Lippa, C., Scaroni, F. (2017). A Parallel in Time and Space: Japan and Italy. In: R. Adamo, C. Lippa, F. Scaroni eds., Invisible Architecture: Italian and Japanese Architectural Movements in the 1960s and 1970s and the Contemporary Debate. Milano: Silvana Editoriale. 10-12, ISBN: 9788836636051 8836636055.

Scaroni, F. (2017). From Ruin to Ruin: Destruction, Rubble and Ephemeral in Japanese and Italian Postwar. In: R. Adamo, C. Lippa, F. Scaroni eds., Invisible Architecture: Italian and Japanese Architectural Movements in the 1960s and 1970s and the Contemporary Debate. Milano: Silvana Editoriale. 154-158, ISBN: 9788836636051 8836636055.

Scaroni, F. (2017). Sou Fujimoto. An Interview from November 2016. In: R. Adamo, C. Lippa, F. Scaroni eds., Invisible Architecture: Italian and Japanese Architectural Movements in the 1960s and 1970s and the Contemporary Debate. Milano: Silvana Editoriale. 187-190, ISBN: 9788836636051 8836636055.

Scaroni, F. (2017). Urban and rural life along water systems in North Italy Plains between eleventh and nineteenth centuries
. In: T. Ito, N. Matsuda, F. Scaroni eds., Along the water – Urban Natural Crises between Italy and Japan. Tokyo: Sayusha publ. 151-178, ISBN: 9784865281583 4865281584.

Hurtado Campana, C., Scaroni, F., (2016). Rappresentazione dell’architettura come arte? (Architecture representation as a form of art?). In: R. Rizzi, S. Pisciella, G. Scavuzzo, (eds.), Architettura. I pregiudicati. Milan: Mimesis edizioni. 295-302, ISBN: 9788857535852 8857535851.

Scaroni, F., (2013). Reappropriation of modern ruins as a symbol of urban renovation. Japan as a study case. In: POLIS University ed., (Re)Appropriation of the city. Tirana: botime afrojdit. 133-140, ISBN: 978-9928-4054-2-5.

Hurtado Campana, C., Scaroni, F., (2013). (Ri)scalare la progettazione: (ri)dimensionare il costruito ((re)Scale Design_ (re)Dimension the built environment). In: S. Staniscia (ed.), Monograph.it, R.E.D.S., Vol.5, Milan: Wolters Kluwer. 432. ISBN: 9788895623924.

Hirata, E., Scaroni, F. (2013). History and Evolution of Rome City Walls. In: L. Gazzola, C. Wei, eds., Comparative Study on the City Walls of Nanjing and Rome, Nanjing: Southeast University Pr. 30-46, ISBN: 9787564138547.

Scaroni, F., (2012). European and Japanese space: A Different Perception Through Artists’ Eyes. In: Kuma, K., Belfiore, M., Liotta, S.J.A., eds., Patterns and Layering: Japanese Spatial Culture, Nature and Architecture. Berlin: Gestalten. 134-139, ISBN: 978-3-89955-461-8.

Lippa, C., Rossi, L., Scaroni, F., (2009). A survey on Corviale. In: L. Barbera, R. Plunz, eds., Corviale Accomplished, A Research for Corviale. Roma: Università La Sapienza publ., 326-327, ISBN-13: 978-8895814216.

Scaroni, F., (2007). L’edificio-muro come frontiera di una nuova urbanità (The Wall-Building as a limit for a new urbanity). In O. Carpenzano, ed., 5 idee per Pietralata. Roma: Università La Sapienza publ. 116-117, IBSN: 978-88-87242-91-1.

Refereed Conference Presentations

Scaroni, F., (2015). Gunkanjima and other Japanese Modern Ruins. Revaluation as a Step towards History Reappropriation. In: Korean Association of Architectural History, ed., EAAC 2015 GWANGJU. International Conference on East Asian Architectural Culture. 99-105.

Scaroni, F., (2013). Architecture and Fascism. Italian debate and reflections on the former Italian Empire countries, In: Tirana Design Week, Forum A+P 15. Tirana: botime afrojdit. 18-20, ISSN: 2227-7994.

Scaroni, F., (2012). A Comparison of Japanese and Italian Artistic Representation of the Urban Water System between the 16th and 19th Century. In: Florence University ed., Water: Risk and Climate and Human Settlements. Japan – Italy Research Cooperation Meeting. 31-38.

Editorship

Ito, T., Matsuda, N., Scaroni F., eds., (2017). Along the water – Urban Natural Crises between Italy and Japan. Tokyo: Sayusha publ. 217pp. ISBN: 9784865281583 4865281584.

Adamo, R.E., Lippa, C., Scaroni F., eds., (2017). Invisible Architecture: Italian and Japanese Architectural Movements in the 1960s and 1970s and the Contemporary Debate. Milano: Silvana Editoriale. 247pp. ISBN: 9788836636051 8836636055.

Funded Research Projects

Organizer, co-curator and scientific responsible of the exhibition “Invisible Architecture: Italian and Japanese Architectural Movements in the 1960s and 1970s and the Contemporary Debate” held at the Museo Bilotti in Rome and inaugurated on 19th January 2017, within the events of the 150 years of Japan-Italy Relationship. The event had the patronage of the Embassy of Japan in Italy, Japan-Italy Foundation, Japan Foundation and Italian Institute of Culture in Tokyo.
 

Conferences and Lectures

“Hashima. La corazzata abbandonata” (Hashima. The Abandoned Battleship). Lecturer at the Tesoro delle Città 2019 I Conference on History of the CIty, Online. Held on 30th December 2020.

“Giochi Olimpici e Architetttura. Tokyo tra Passato e Futuro” (Olympic Games and Architecture. Tokyo between Past and Present). Lecturer at the AISTUGIA 2020 XLIV International Conference on Japanese Studies, Bologna. Held on 19th September 2020.

“Flaminio District in Rome. An Historical and Cultural Excursus”. Lecturer at University of Thessaly, School of Engineering, Department of Architecture. Held on the October 16th 2019.

“The Monument for Michele Bianchi in Belmonte Calabro. Reflections on its current existence  and on other controversial symbols of our past”. Lecturer at Belmonte Calabro within the International event “La Rivoluzione delle Seppie”. Held on the June 6th 2018.

“Japan After The Bubble. What Has Remained Of The Metabolist Epic In The Post-Crisis Age?”. Lecturer at Polis University, Tirana, within the International symposium “Tirana Architectural Week – [CO]HABITATION TACTICS”. Held on the September 22nd 2018.

“Gunkanjima and other Japanese Modern Ruins. Revaluation as a Step towards History Reappropriation”. Lecturer at the EAAC 2015 International Conference on East Asian Architectural Culture, “History in Practice and Practice in History during the 21st Century”, Asian Culture Complex, Gwangju (SK). Held on 12th October 2015.

“A forced transfer. Japanese ruins after sudden depopulation”. Lecturer at the 4T 2015 International Conference, “Design in Times of Turmoil: Displacement, Replacement, Emplacement”, Yasar University, Izmir. Held on the 15th May 2015.

“A Comparative Study on Western and Japanese Modern Ruins. Towards a New Approach to Urban Rehabilitation”. Lecturer at the 5th International Conf. on the Constructed Environment, Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia. Held on the 17th October 2014.

“Ancient and modern ruins. Different ways to perceive and reuse the urban remnants”. Lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture of Sapienza, University of Rome within the “Envisioning the Wall” workshop program. Held on the 17th September 2014.

“Architecture and Fascism. Italian debate and reflections on the former Italian Empire countries”. Lecturer at Polis University, Tirana, “Tirana Design Week”. Held on the 10th October 2013.

“Perceptions of Out-of-scale Architecture: A Comparison between Japan and the West”. Lecturer at the 4th International Conference on the Constructed Environment, Universidade Nova de Lisboa with the paper. Held on the 5th October 2013

“Architecture representation as a form of Art?”. Lecturer, together with Cristina Hurtado Campana, at the Biennale of Architecture, Venice, organized by University IUAV, within the International seminar “Architettura. I pregiudicati”. Lecture held on the October 12th 2012.

“Reappropriation of Modern Ruins as a symbol of Urban Renovation”. Lecturer at Polis University, Tirana, within the International symposium “Tirana Architectural Week – [Re]appropriation of the city”. Held on the October 10th 2012

“A comparison of Japanese and Italian artistic representation of the urban water system between the 16th and 19th century”. Lecturer at Firenze University, within the International symposium “Water. Risk and Climate and Human Settlements”, realized with the collaboration of the University of Tokyo and Tokyo University of the Arts and held on the 27th January 2012

“Restoration and Renovation of modern Japanese architecture”. Lecturer at Hosei University, Tokyo, Faculty of Architecture. The Lecture, promoted by Prof. Hidenobu Jinnai and Silvio Vita of ISEAS, was part of MANABU program (VIII day of Oriental studies). 2010.

“Renovation of the public primary schools of Testaccio area in Rome“. Lecturer at the Municipality of Rome and Sapienza”, University of Rome. Promoted by Prof. Gaia Remiddi.  2008.

“The verbs of design: to Welcome”. Lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture “L. Quaroni”,Sapienza”, University of Rome. Organized by Prof. Antonino Saggio. 2007

“Fascist Artistry, Architecture, Monumentality and Cinema”. Lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture “Valle Giulia”,Sapienza”, University of Rome. Topic of the lecture was the relationship between cinema and architecture in the fascist period. Prof. Daniela Fonti promoted the Lecture. 2006.

“Architecture and Fascism, an example from the late regime:
The Mausoleum for Costanzo Ciano in Livorno”. Lecturer at Keio University, Tokyo, Faculty of Letters. Prof. Fujio Maeda promoted the Lecture as part of the program C.O.E. (Council on Occupational Education) 2005.

AWARDS AND HONORS

2013: JSPS Post-Doc Long Term Fellowship for Scientific Research, promoted by the Japanese Society for Promotion of Science.

2011: JSPS Post-Doc Short Term Fellowship for Scientific Research, promoted by the Japanese Society for Promotion of Science.

2009: Monbugakakusho International scholarship, from the Japanese Government (MEXT).

2005: Three-year fellowship for the Ph.D. Program in the Department of Architecture (DiAP) of Sapienza, University of Rome.

2001: One-Year scholarship offered by the “CAAD laboratory” of the Faculty of Architecture “Valle Giulia”, Sapienza, University of Rome.

2000: One-Year scholarship offered by the “LAC laboratory” of the Faculty of Architecture “Valle Giulia”, Sapienza, University of Rome.