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Postwar, Italy, Milan, Museum, history, architecture, interior design, exhibition,
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About Me
Roberta Marcaccio teaches History and Theory of Architecture at the AA and leads a Design Think Tank at the London School of Architecture (LSA). Alongside her teaching activities she works for the London-based studio DSDHA, overseeing the practice’s research and communication. In 2016, she was awarded a 2-year Research Fellowship in the Built Environment by the Royal Commission for The Exhibition of 1851, to study cycling and transport infrastructure in London.
Roberta studied Interior Architecture (MSc) at the Politecnico di Milano and received her Masters in Histories and Theories of Architecture from the AA in 2010. She has worked in an editorial capacity at Artifice (the architectural imprint of Black Dog Publishing) and has collaborated on the curation and realisation of exhibitions at the Milan Salone del Mobile, including Afrofuture (2013) and Hacked! (2012). Her writings have featured on Blueprint MagazineReal Estates (Bedford Press, 2014); Erasmus Effect (Quodlibet, 2014), Milano Architettura (Skira, 2015) and, for AA publications, she is currently working on a collection of essays spanning the prolific career of Ernesto N Rogers, which will be published in 2018.
Recent Publications

The Hero of Doubt (book)
AA Publications, London
Selection and translation of a series of essays by the acclaimed Italian architect, editor and educator Ernesto N Rogers
To be published in Spring 2018

The Hero of Doubt (Article)
AA Files, London
Biographic essay on Ernesto N Rogers
Published December 2017

Tutti Proprietari
Bedford Press, London
Essay published in ‘Real Estates: Life Without Debt’
Published May 2014

The Importance of Being Ernesto
MAXXI – National Museum of
XXI Century Arts in Rome
Essay written with Shumi Bose for the catalogue of the exhibition ‘Erasmus Effect. Italian Architects Abroad’, held at the MAXXI – National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome
Published December 2013

Articles For Blueprint Magazine
‘The Encyclopaedic Palace’, Published July 2013
‘Interview with Artist Tomas Saraceno’, Published April 2013
‘Le Corbusier’s Italy’, Published January 2013

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United Kingdom, Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Art & Architectural History, Holocaust & Nazi Persecution, Museums, Pedagogy, Urban History