biographical notes

Mario Panizza (1950)

Rector of Roma Tre University from june 2013 to june 2017.

Full professor of Architecture and Urban Design, he was Director of the Roma Tre Architecture Department since its creation in January 2013; he was Vice-Dean of the Roma Tre Faculty of Architecture, Rector’s Deputy for Building Planning and Development from 2009 to 2012; He was also Roma Tre Board of Administration Member from 1999 to 2005.

Panizza is a graduate of Architecture, and has taught and lectured at Sapienza University from 1977 to 1992 on subjects such as social housing and architectural character. Since 1992 he has taught Architectural Planning Labs in Roma Tre’s Faculty of Architecture.

His research activities mainly concerned comparative studies between architectural character and consolidated urban tissue, significant from a historical and architectural point of view.

The editing of the “L’Architetto italiano” review and of the “Tecnotipo” manuals lead to deepening subjects connected to building concreteness.

The development of the Costantina Masterplan (Algeria) also encourange multi-disciplinary approaches, setting the basis for experimenting integrated solutions, aimed at finding compatibility among architectural choices, economic development and natural resources enhancement.

Among his published works:

Scuole materne, elementari e secondarie, Utet, Torino 1989

Figure. Cinque novelle di architettura contemporanea, Edizioni Associate, Roma 1989

Mister Grattacielo, Laterza, Roma Bari 1987. Seconda edizione 1990

Gli edifici per lo spettacolo, Laterza, Roma Bari 1996

Architetture e città incompiute, Philos, Roma 2001

Architetture in “L’architetto italiano” notiziario bimestrale di architettura, Carlo Mancosu Editore, Roma. Direttore scientifico dell’opera con Francesco Cellini.

“TecnoTipo – sezione tipologie”, collana di manuali di progettazione, Carlo Mancosu Editore, Roma. Direttore scientifico dell’opera con Francesco Cellini.

In viaggio, Carlo Mancosu Editore, Roma 2008

Edifici per la musica, (tascabile) Carlo Mancosu Editore, Roma 2012

Il giro del mondo in 80 tombini, Carlo Mancosu Editore, Roma 2015

Moderno e Contemporaneo nel linguaggio dell’architetto, Rivista SILTA –Studi Italiani di Linguistica Teorica e Applicata, Roma 2016

Edifici per la musica, Carlo Mancosu Editore, Roma 2017