Cristiano Lippa

Visiting Assistant Professor

Cristiano Lippa graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Roma Tre in 2004. He obtained his PhD degree in Architectural Composition and Theory of Architecture from La Sapienza University of Rome (2009). His research interests the relationship between the Japanese concept of Oku (depth) and Ma (interval) in the perception and design of urban public spaces.
He was a JSPS Fellow in Architectural Research for the Kengo Kuma Laboratory of the University of Tokyo, where he conducted numerous activities such as workshops and design projects. He has been in charge of the scientific review of the articles submitted by the Japanese members of the Kuma Lab.
He published the book “Invisible Architecture” (Silvana, 2017), co-edited by Dr.Arch. Federico Scaroni and Dr.Arch. Rita Adamo.
His architectural practice is based in Athens and Rome, working mainly on public spaces and buildings, urban design, cultural heritage, and reuse.