Valerio Paolo Mosco

Valerio Paolo Mosco received a degree in architecture in Rome in 1992, and a Ph.D. in 1998. Since then, he has taught at the University of Rome and Pescara as an assistant, and become a contract professor at Istituto Universitario Architettura Venezia where he became a researcher and later an associate professor. He has been a visiting professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology and taught history of architecture at the Politecnico di Milano. He currently teaches at Università Iuav di Venezia (studio and theory of architecture) and at the University of Navarra in Pamplona (history of architecture).

Mosco won three international design competitions as well as other awards. He has written several books including Architettura italiana. Dal postmoderno ad oggi (Skirà, 2017); Naked Architecture (Skirà, 2012); and Contemporary Public Spaces, Zero Volume Architecture (with Aldo Aymonino, Skirà, 2006). He is the director of the magazine Viceversa.

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Classes (Selected)

  • ARCH 3301 Architectural Analysis II: Architecture, the City, and LandscapeAgendas and approaches to the making and reading of urban conditions and landscape designs. The analysis of canonical works and texts, with emphasis on architecture within and without the city as vehicles of study, and with frequent reference to urban and landscape theories and designs, as well as to representations of the city and garden from other media and disciplines.