Manfredo di Robilant
Manfredo di Robilant is an architect, and adjunct professor of Architectural Design at the Polytechnic University of Turin.
He has been research associate to the director Rem Koolhaas in the 14th Venice architecture Biennale, and was Visiting Scholar at the CCA Montréal after completing a post-doc in architectural history at the Polytechnic University of Turin.
He published on «World Architecture» «Domus», «Log», «Arch+», «Baumeister», «Quaderni dell’Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio», «JSAH». Among his publications, the books dedicated to ceiling and window (2014) of the elements of architecture research project for the 14th Venice architecture Biennale (with Rem Koolhaas, AMO, Harvard GSD), Contro il metodo in architettura. Episodi e temi dall’Architectural Association, 1968-1982 [Against method in architecture. The Architectural Association 1968-1982] (2019),
“Gridding off the sky. The roof of the Neue Nationalgalerie”, in Neue Nationalgalerie (2021), “The Aestheticization of Mechanical Systems: Gio Ponti’s Montecatini Headquarters, Milan, 1936–39” in: «Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians» (2018), “Looking up. Nationalism and internationalism in ceilings 1850-2000”, in Nationalism and Architecture (2012).