Elena Gianasso

Assistant Professor with time contract
Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST)

Profile

Research interests

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE, EARLY MODERN PERIOD, BAROQUE, ECLECTICISM, CULTURAL HERITAGE
STORIA DELL'ARCHITETTURA, BAROCCO, ECLETTISMO, COMMITTENTE, PROFESSIONI IN ARCHITETTURA

Biography

Elena Gianasso, architect PhD, researcher in History of architecture at Politecnico di Torino, Interuniversity Department of Urban and Regional Studies and Planning (DIST). She graduated in Architecture at the Politecnico di Torino and, in the same university, she obtained a specialisation post degree and the PhD in history of architecture and cultural heritage. She teaches classes History of architecture and also she teaches in the post degree specialisation school Cultural heritage and landscape in Politecnico di Torino. Since her graduation she has been involved in national and international research programmes. She carries out researcher on history of architecture, analysing in depth issues strictly linked with cultural heritage. Her researcher focuses on architecture and urban history on 17th and 19th centuries.

Research topics

  • Architecture and client. Study of the constructive events of the project in the various solutions investigated in relation to the political, economic, social and cultural context between 17th and 19th century, examining in depth historical sources, often unpublished.
  • Cultural heritage, cities and territories. Study of the city and of the building heritage in its historical and cultural dimension, considering some urban and territorial processes between 17th and 19th century, examining In depth historical sources.
  • Professions in architecture. Study of the technical professions and the different training courses related to architecture, in the modern and contemporary age, based on specialised historical sources, investigating the results in the variegated declination of professional activity.

Skills

ERC sectors

SH5_8 - Cultural studies, cultural identities and memories, cultural heritage
SH5_6 - History of art and architecture, arts-based research

SDG

Goal 4: Quality education

Awards and Honors

  • Premio Optime conferred by Unione Industriale di Torino, Italy (1998)
  • Città di Torino - Domenico Carpanini conferred by Città di Torino, Italy (1998)
  • Premio laurea CARTASI CAMPUS conferred by CARTASI NEXI, Italy (1998)
  • Premio pubblicazioni Politecnico di Torino conferred by Politecnico di Torino, Italy (2011)
  • Politecnico di Torino - DIST - Bando per l’attribuzione dei contributi per l’attività di ricerca conferred by Politecnico di Torino Dipartimento Interateneo Scienze Progetto Politiche del Territorio DIST, Italy (2015)
  • Premio pubblicazioni Politecnico di Torino conferred by Politecnico di Torino, Italy (2016)
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Fellowships

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Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Professore a contratto, presso Università degli Studi di TORINO (1/10/2017-30/9/2018)
  • Professore a contratto, presso Università degli Studi di TORINO (2/11/2008-28/2/2009)
  • Professore a contratto, presso Università degli Studi di TORINO (2/11/2007-28/2/2008)

Teaching

Courses of Study Boards

Teachings

Master of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Bachelor of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Publications

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