Full Professor, Politecnico di Torino
Giovanni Durbiano Architect
Full professor of Architectural and Urban Design at Politecnico di Torino, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in History of architecture and urban planning, at Politecnico di Torino.
President of ProArch, scientific society of Italian university professors in architectural design.
Author of several publications on issues concerning contemporary architectural design.
Among his monographs I Nuovi Maestri. Architetti tra politica e cultura nell’Italia del dopoguerra [I Nuovi Maestri. Architects among politics and culture in the Italian afterwar], Marsilio 1999; Paesaggio e Architettura nell’Italia contemporanea [Landscape and Architecture in Contemporary Italy], Donzelli 2003, Etiche dell’intenzione. Ideologie e linguaggi dell’architettura contemporanea [Ethics of Intention. Ideologies and Languages in Contemporary Architecture], Christian Marinotti, 2014.
In 2017 published, with Alessandro Armando, Teoria del progetto architettonico. Dai disegni agli effetti [Theory of Architectural Design. From drawings to Effects], Carocci https://www.teoriadelprogetto.com/recensioni
Founder and member of the Advisory board of the peer-reviewed journal “Ardeth” (Architectural Design Theory).
Founder of office DAR-architettura.
Some of his works and projects have been published on several architectural magazines, including “Casabella”, “Abitare”, “Costruire”, “Edilizia Popolare”, “Ottagono”, “A&RT”, “Controspazio”, “Il Giornale dell’architettura”, “Aion”; in various architectural guide books of Turin, and moreover were exhibited at the Biennale di Venezia, 2003 and 2006. His works were presented in many national and international lectures.