Manfredo di Robilant

Manfredo
di Robilant

Manfredo di Robilant is an architect and a scholar in history of modern architecture. He has been research associate to the director Rem Koolhaas in the 14th Venice architecture Biennale, and in 2012 was Visiting Scholar at the CCA Montréal after completing a post-doc at the Polytechnic University of Turin. He lectured at the Turin and the Milan Polytechnic Universities, the Samfox School in St. Louis, the Bremen University, the Harvard Studio in Rotterdam, and he published on «World Architecture» «Domus», «Log», «Arch+», «Baumeister», «Quaderni dell’Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio», «manege für architektur». He taught at the Domus Academy, Milan, where he also acted as an advisor for the cultural policies of the school. Currently he is assistant professor in architectural design at the Turin Polytechnic, and he is on leave from practice. Among his publications, the books dedicated to Ceiling and Window (Marsilio and Rizzoli International, 2014) of the elements of architecture research project for the 14th Venice architecture Biennale (with Rem Koolhaas, AMO, Harvard GSD), and Das Wohnhaus als Puppenhaus. Der Blick von oben in US-amerikanische Wohnarchitekturen, in Wohnen Zeigen (Transcript Verlag, 2014), Looking up. Nationalism and internationalism in ceilings 1850-2000, in Nationalism and Architecture(Ashgate, 2012). His “Urban house with big window” in Cambridge MA (with Alessandro Armando) has been published by «Architectural Record», «The Architects Newspaper», «Domus», «Dezeen».