Critical review of studies on the representation of architecture and use of the image in science and art

Cristiana Volpi

Architect, PhD in History of Architecture and Urban Studies, since 2010 she is Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Trento, where she coordinates the teaching in Architectural History.

Of her main publications, the most prominent are her studies on Robert Mallet-Stevens (2005), her essays in the catalogue of the exhibition dedicated to Adolf Loos work in Rome (2006), and her monograph on the Post Office built in Alessandria by architect Franco Petrucci during the Fascist period (2012). She took part in various international conferences, dealing with topics such as the architecture of exhibition pavilions (Budapest, 2013; Pamplona, 2014; Paris, 2017), the training of the Central European architect Rudolf Perco (Napoli, 2017), the celebratory monuments built in the borderlands during the Fascist regime (Bolzano, 2012; Dublin, 2016) and the tourist infrastructures completed in Trentino over the course of the 20th century (Trento, 2012, 2017, 2018; Riva del Garda, 2015).