Ettore Mazzola

Ettore Mazzola

Associate Professor of the Practice, Rome

archmazzola@tiscali.it

Prof. Ettore Maria Mazzola is an architect expert of restoration and urban-architectural design, and co-editor of  Il Covile, a journal devoted to many disciplines including history, theory and criticism of architectural and urban design. He is graduate in Architecture at The Università di Roma €œLa Sapienza € and he is qualified as architect at the Università Federico II in Naples. He €™s  an architectural expert in restoration and urban-architectural design. Currently, he teaches Urbanism and Architecture of Ancient and Modern Rome and Studio Design at the Rome Program of the University of Notre Dame.

In 1993 he won a Bursary in Urbanism of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Italy for the Summer Program of €œSavaria € University of Szombathely (Hungary); in 1995 a Scholarship of the Prince of Wales €™ Institute of Architecture for the Summer School €œTask Force for the City Civilized € Rome €“ Caprarola - Biarritz; in 1996 he was a representative members of Prince of Wales €™ Institute of Architecture for the Project €œUrban Renewal of the area of the Oktober Theatre in St Petersburg €; in 1997 again, he was a representative members of the Prince of Wales €™ Institute of Architecture for the Project €œUrban Renewal of the area of S. Maria in Gradi in Viterbo € (Italy); in 1999-2000 he was member of the International team of the Prince of Wales €™ Alumni Foundation for the project of the New Neighbourhood Fonti di Matilde near Reggio Emilia (Italy) (team leader was Piercarlo Bontempi: in 2001 this project was rewarded with the Prize of €œCongress for New Urbanism € as the best example of modern neighborhood); in 2002 he had an honorable mention for his project in the International Competition of Architecture €œRione Rinascimento al Parco Talenti € in Rome; in 2006, the project for Pantelleria for the International Competition €œCities of Stones € (co-author with Samir Younés), was rewarded with the publication and the exhibition at the Biennale of Venice; in 2006 he was Member of the International Scientific Committee of the INTBAU for The Venice Charter Revisited. In 2009, member of the International Scientific Committee for Fifth International Conference on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Development Organized by Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, Al-Fateh University, Libya In collaboration with The Center for the Study of Architecture in the Arab Region (CSAAR) (3 - 5 November, 2009 Tripoli, Libya)

From 1993 to 2003, he t €‹aught as an assistant professor at the University La Sapienza in Rome, and since 2001 he teaches Urbanism and Architecture of Ancient and Modern Rome and Studio Design at the Rome Program of the University of Notre Dame.   He taught in several Summer Programs and in August - September of 2009 he taught a class of urban design at the University of Miami Rome Studies.

Prof. Mazzola has published books and articles on a wide variety of topics dealing with 20th-century architecture, urbanism and urban sociology, including political themes in architecture and urbanism, the impact of new materials, and sustainability. He is the author of  Contro Storia dell €™Architettura Moderna, Roma 1900-1940 - A Counter History of Modern Architecture, Rome 1900-1940, Alinea Edizioni, Florence 2004,  Architettura e Urbanistica, Istruzioni per l €™uso - Architecture and Town Planning, Operating Instructions, Gangemi Edizioni, Rome 2006, introduction by Léon Krier,  Verso un €™Architettura Sostenibile €“ Toward Sustainable Architecture,  introduction by Paolo Portoghesi, Gangemi Edizioni, Rome 2007, co-editor with Samir Younés of the books:  Arpino €“ A New Neighbourhood  Alinea Edizioni, Florence 2003;  Como €“ The Modernity of Tradition  Gangemi Edizioni, Rome 2003;  Artena €“ The recovery of urban integrity  Gangemi Edizioni, Rome 2004;  Barletta €“ Sea-Centre and Periphery  Gangemi Edizioni, Rome 2005;  San Giorgio a Liri €“ Re-integrating the dispersed city  Gangemi Edizioni, Rome 2005; he also published a series of essays and articles on different magazines and newspapers, recently he also published the essay  The Importance of Local Spirit and Sense of Place: Side Effects of the Underestimation in Modernist Town Planning  on the  Icfai University Journal of Architecture  of the Icfai University, Hyderabad, India, also published on the Social Science Research Network in August 2009.

Ettore Maria Mazzola took part, as expert on roman catacombs, to the documentary €œWho €™s Jesus € produced by FoxNews Channel (2004)

Areas of Expertise

  • Architectural History and Theory
  • Classical Antiquity
  • Classical Architecture
  • Historic Preservation
  • Italian Art History
  • Italian Language & Culture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Professional Practice
  • Residential Design
  • Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism
  • Twentieth-Century Architecture and Design
  • Urban Design

Recently Taught Courses

ARCH 34112 Design III

ARCH 34122 Design IV

ARCH 34212 Urbanism and Architecture of Ancient Rome

ARCH 34222 Urbanism and Architecture of Modern Rome

ARCH 34012 Advanced Graphic - Drawing Urban Sequences

Advanced Graphic - Drawing Urban Sequences Graduate Program

Select Publications

Ettore Mazzola CV

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