Faculty of Architecture
Roberto Cavallo is an associate professor at the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture & the Built Environment of the Delft University of Technology. Since 1996 he teaches and researches at the Delft University of Technology where he has been vice dean of education between 2014-2019. He is chairing the section of Theory & Territory as well as the group Architectural Design Crossovers and is a member of the Department of Architecture Research Steering Team. He is an architect, educated at the schools of architecture of Naples and Delft, where he successfully rounded up his PhD in 2008.
After his MSc graduation in 1991, he worked for the offices of Cees Dam & Partners (Amsterdam) and Studio di Architettura (Amsterdam) where he became a partner in 1996. He has been in charge of several projects in practice and he collaborated with the office of Aldo Rossi for the realization of his Dutch projects (among others, Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht and Slachthuisterrein in The Hague). In 1999 he co-founded the office Studio-AI in Amsterdam.
He is a member of the Architectural Research Network ARENA and editor of AJAR, Arena Journal of Architectural Research. On behalf of the Faculty / Department of Architecture, he is leading several research initiatives in The Netherlands and abroad. His particular research expertise is about the interactions between infrastructures and cities in relation to urban transformations. In 2013 he worked as visiting professor at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS), Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS), at the Faculty of Architecture of Hong Kong University (HKU), and in 2014 at the College of Architecture & Urban Planning (CAUP) of the Beijing Technical University (BJUT). He has extensive experience in organizing and coordinating international workshops, symposia and conferences and is often a member of scientific committees in international academic events in The Netherlands and abroad. His various scientific publications are ranging from the urban to the architectural project.