Roberta Spallone

Full Professor
Department of Architecture and Design (DAD)

Profile

Research interests

3d modeling, reconstructive modeling, ar, vr, descriptive geometry, history of representation, design drawing, survey drawing

Biography

PERSONAL INFORMATION SPALLONE, Roberta: Researcher unique identifier(s): ORCID: 0000-0003-3430-1402 Date of birth: 23-05-1964 Nationality: Italian URL for web site: https://www.dad.polito.it/personale/scheda/(nominativo)/roberta.spallone • EDUCATION 1995-’96 PhD in “Drawing and Survey of Built Heritage”/ La Sapienza Università di Roma/ PhD Supervisors: Secondino Coppo, Giuseppa Novello/ PhD thesis evaluation: optimum. 1987-’88 Master Degree (cum laude) in Architecture/ Politecnico di Torino (PoliTO) • CURRENT POSITION 2018–to date Full professor Department of Architecture and Design (DAD)/ PoliTO • PREVIOUS POSITIONS 2005 – 2018 Associate professor (DAD)/ PoliTO 1999 – 2005 Assistant professor Department of Science and Techniques for Settlement Processes (DINSE)/ PoliTO • FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS 2021 Award, Best paper award/ Spallone, R. et al, AR and VR for Heritage Communication and Fruition at the Museo d’Arte Orientale of Turin / UID International Conference/ Italy 2018 Award, Best paper award/ Spallone, R. Measuring the vaults. Surface models aiming to study the lunettes in the Modo di misurare le fabriche by Guarini/ UID International Conference/ Italy 2015 Award, Best paper award (topic Historical research)/ Spallone, R., Guarino Guarini and the "Fortificatione" between theory, drawing and design/ FORTMED International Conference/ Spain 1997 Award, Silver plaque PhD thesis First prize ex aequo/ UID/ Italy • SUPERVISION OF PHD SUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS 2022 – 2023 Supervision of 1 Postdoctoral fellow /(DAD)/ PoliTO 2020 – 2022 Supervision of 1 Postdoctoral fellow (2 years of research fellowship) /(DAD)/ PoliTO 2007 – 2020 Supervision of 3 PhD Students (1 in progress) PhD in Architectural and Landscape Heritage (DAD)/ PoliTO 2020 –to date Supervision of 2 PhD Student (in progress) International PhD in Architecture, Building, Urbanism, and Landscape/ Universitat Politècnica de València 2010 – 2011 Supervision of 1 Post Doc Student/ Master of Talents of Civil Society - Fondazione Giovanni Goria Asti/ Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST)/ PoliTO • PhD COURSES DIRECTION | COORDINATION 2022 Coordinator (with M. Vitali, director, and P. Rodriguez) of PhD Excellence course “An integral approach to the study of fortifications” PhD in Architectural and Landscape Heritage/ PoliTO 2018-2019 Director of PhD Excellence course “Complex vaulted systems: geometry, design, construction”, PhD in Architectural and Landscape Heritage/ PoliTO 2015 – 2019 Director of 4 PhD courses about Survey and modeling aimed to analysis, interpretation, communication and sharing of architectural and urban heritage/ PhD in Architectural and Landscape Heritage/ PoliTO 2015 – 2019 Co-Director of the PhD course “The drawing of cities and territories as a complex system”/ PhD in Cultural Heritage/ PoliTO • ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS 2023 Advisor of FORTMED International Conference - Modern Age Fortifications of the Mediterranean Coast/ Chair M. G. Bevilacqua/ Pisa, Italy 2023 Chair of the 14th International, Interdisciplinary Conference “Nexus 2023: Relationships Between Architecture and Mathematics” / Turin, Italy 2020 /21 /22 Chair of REA/ACH-ID Symposium - Representation for Enhancement and management through Augmented reality and Artificial intelligence: Cultural Heritage and Innovative Design (with Andrea Giordano and Michele Russo)/ about 200 participants for each year /Padua, Italy 2018 Chair of FORTMED International Conference - Modern Age Fortifications of the Mediterranean Coast/ 215 partecipants/ Turin, Italy 2016 Chair of XII Color International Conference/ 150 participants / Turin, Italy 2020 Member of the Honour Committee of EGA 2020/ Saragozza • INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES 2019 – 2021 Member of ASN Committee (National Scientific Approval)/ Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca/ Italy 2018 PRIN 2017 evaluator registered in the REPRISE Register/ Italy 2019 – to date Responsible of Internal Quality Assurance (AiQ) for Research and Didactics/ DAD/ PoliTO/Italy 2007 – 2009 Vice-President of Architecture Science Bachelor course/ 47 professors, abt. 1200 students/ I Faculty of Architecture/ PoliTO/Italy 2013 – to date Member of PhD Board Architectural and Landscape Heritage/ PoliTO/Italy • DIRECTION OR PARTICIPATION IN JOURNALS SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES / PUBLISHING SERIES 2019- 2020 Guest editor (with M. Vitali) of Special Issue “Complex Vaulted Systems: Geometry and Architecture from Design to Construction”/ Nexus Network Journal/ Springer/ Switzerland 2019 – to date Scientific Committee/ International Journal EGE Revista de Expresión Gráfica en la Edificación/ Spain 2019 – to date Scientific Committee/ International Journal DisegnareCON/ Italy 2017- to date Director (with M. Vitali) of the bilingual publishing series Drawing and Vaulted Systems/ Aracne/Italy 2022 -to date Editorial Committee of publishing series Interpretando el patrimonio https://monografias.editorial.upv.es/index.php/ip/about/editorialTeam • MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES 2021 - 2024 Member of Technique Scientific Committee, UID Unione Italiana Disegno 2021 – 2023 Member of The Nexus Conference Steering Committee 2020 – to date Member of Construction History Group (CHG) Research Center of PoliTO 2018 – to date Advisory Committee and Scientific Committee of FORTMED Association/Spain 2018 – to date Member, CIPA Heritage Documentation 2018 – to date Member, ISPRS International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 2017 – to date Member, ISGG International Society for Geometry and Graphics 1997 – to date Member, UID Unione Italiana Disegno • RESEARCH GRANTS 2020-2022 Research Agreement/ Automatic BIM Modelling / INWIT-Infrastrutture Wireless Italiane/ Project leader / Funding: 72.000 euro 2021-2022 Research Agreement/ Modelling and augmented reality of the Castle of mirafiori and cultural accompaniment for citizens / European project Progireg – Comune di Torino / Project leader / Funding: 10.000 euro 2021-2026 Research Agreement Protocol / Piedmont Museums Regional Direction / Project leader 2019 International Project/ Nuevas tecnologías para el análisis y conservación del patrimonio arquitectónico/ Ministry of Science, Innovation and the University of Spain/ Project leader • MAJOR COLLABORATIONS 2018 Member of Project Olivetti@Toscana.It Comunità Territorio Architettura, Travelling Exibition/ Project leader: Marco Giorgio Bevilacqua/ / Università degli studi di Pisa/Italy 2017-2018 Member of Team MoMoWo at PoliTO, Project leader: Emilia Garda / MoMoWo - Women’s Creativity Since the Modern Movement/Project funded by Creative Europe Programme/ sub-programme Culture. 1989-2012 Member of the Research teams of 19 funded Research programs of national interest (8 PRIN-MIUR, 5 CNR, 6 MURST60%) • INVITED PRESENTATIONS AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES AND ADVANCED SCHOOLS 2022 “3D Modeling and Presentation of Cultural Heritage: AR and VR Experiences”/International Winter school/ University of Alcalà de Henares 2022 “Modellazione tridimensionale e presentazione del patrimonio culturale: esperienze di realtà aumentata (AR) e virtuale (VR)”/ Dottorato di Ricerca in Architettura, Disegno Industriale e Beni Culturali/ Università Luigi Vanvitelli Napoli 2021 “3D modeling of vaulted systems: ‘appartamento di mezzanotte’, Palazzo Carignano, and the atrium of Palazzo Mazzonis in Turin”/ International Summer school/ Ozyegin University/ Istanbul 2020 “City forms and digital tools. AI and AR experiments in the b uilt environment”/ PhD course/ Ozyegin University/ Istanbul 2020 “Bovedas barrocas en los palacios turineses: Analisis geometrico, levantamiento y modelizacion digital”/ Master courses/ Universidad Politécnica de Madrid/ Universitat Politècnica de València 2020 “Digital techniques for Cultural Heritage: the ‘Appartamento di mezzanotte’ in Palazzo Carignano”/ International Summer school/ Ozyegin University/ Istanbul 2020 “Survey, Modelling, and Communication by Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality: the case of Baroque Vaulted Systems in Turin”/ II level Master in BIM/HBIM / University of Padua 2020 “Rosani’s Archives. Drawings, graphical analysis and reconstructive modeling”/ Postgraduate School of Architectural and Landscape Heritage/ Politecnico di Torino 2020 “20th Century Archives: the Case Study of Carlo Mollino. Graphical Analysis, Digital Reconstruction, Animation”/ II level Master in BIM/HBIM/ University of Padua 2020 “From on-site to on-line: chronicle of a drawing and survey laboratory”/ International synchronous online seminar/ Ozyegin University 2019 “Complex vaulted systems between Geometry and Architecture”/ Lectio magistralis/ University of Bologna 2019 “Integrated digital platform for Cultural Heritage”/ Restoration and Cultural Heritage Days/ University of Ferrara 2018 “La Cittadella di Torino come paradigma delle fortificazioni ‘alla Moderna’”/ Incontro per il 60° anniversario della scoperta della scala di Pietro Micca/ Circolo Ufficiali di Torino 2018 “Rappresentare il progetto di architettura con animazioni digitali”/ Seminario: Radice comune: il Disegno/ Politecnico di Milano 2015 “Il disegno fra rilievo e progetto nel corso di Architettura della Scuola d'Applicazione di Torino”/ Central Library of Engineering, Librarian and Museum Area/ DIST-Laboratory of History and Cultural Heritage-PoliTO. • PUBLICATIONS: OVERWIEW Publications focus on the fields of: - history and criticism of architectural drawing, with particular attention to military engineering and architectural treatises - digital technologies for reconstructive and informative modelling - geometric analysis, survey, representation, and communication of built heritage using ICT 1995 - 2022 213 Publications Monographs and publications have been widely spread and have obtained outstanding recognitions by the international scientific community. Research monographs (6) (7 reviews of the monographs in International Journals – 3 presentations at international events). Leading international peer-reviewed journals (Class A - ANVUR - National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Researches Institutes) (19) International peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary scientific journals (25) Book chapters (65) Editorships (6) (5 editorships are open-access and published by International Publishers, 1 editorship is published by Class A International Journal) Peer-reviewed conferences proceedings (92) – (best paper awarded 3)

Curriculum

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Scientific branch

ICAR/17 - REPRESENTATION OF ARCHITECTURE
(Area 0008 - Civil engineering and architecture)

Research topics

  • Main researches focus on: - AR and AI for the enhancement of cultural heritage and innovative design - history and criticism of architectural drawing, with particular attention to military engineering and architectural treatises - digital technologies for reconstructive and informative modelling - geometric analysis, survey, representation, and communication of built heritage using ICT

Skills

ERC sectors

SH5_12 - Computational modelling and digitisation in the cultural sphere
SH5_8 - Cultural studies, cultural identities and memories, cultural heritage
SH5_6 - History of art and architecture, arts-based research
SH5_7 - Museums, exhibitions, conservation and restoration
SH5_4 - Visual and performing arts, film, design and architecture

SDG

Goal 4: Quality education
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Awards and Honors

  • Targa d'argento U.I.D. 1997 dottorato di ricerca 1° premio ex aequo conferred by Unione Italiana Disegno, Italy (1997)
  • Best paper Convegno Fortmed 2015 Valencia Topic Historical Research conferred by FORTMED International Conference, Spain (2015)
  • Best Paper 40°Convegno Internazionale dei Docenti delle Discipline della Rappresentazione UID Milano 13-15 settembre 2018 Topic: Tecniche per l’analisi e la (ri)costruzione del patrimonio. Contributo: Roberta Spallone, La misura delle volte. Modelli di superficie per lo studio delle lunette nel Modo di misurare le fabriche di Guarini | Measuring the vaults. Surface models aiming to study the lunettes in the Modo di misurare le fabriche by Guarini conferred by Unione Italiana per il Disegno, Italy (2018)
  • Best paper award conferred by Unione Italiana per il Disegno - UID, Italy (2021)

Fellowships

Editorial boards

  • NEXUS NETWORK JOURNAL (2020), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series
  • DISEGNARE CON... (2019-), Scientific Committee member
  • REVISTA DE EXPRESIÓN GRÁFICA EN LA EDIFICACIÓN (2019-), Scientific Committee member
  • JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (2017-), Editorial board member
  • ARCHAEOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY : OPEN ACCESS (2017-), Editorial board member
  • DISEGNO E SISTEMI VOLTATI / DRAWING AND VAULTED SYSTEMS (2017-), Director
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Conferences

  • 14th International Conference NEXUS 2023 Relationships Between Architecture and Mathematics (12/6/2023-15/6/2023), Program chair
  • FORTMED 2023 (23/3/2023-25/6/2023), Program committee
  • Nexus Architecture and Mathematics (1/1/2023-15/6/2023), Program chair
  • REA/ACH-ID (Representation for Enhancement and management through Augmented reality and Artificial intelligence: Cultural Heritage and Innovative Design) SYMPOSIUM (11/10/2022-12/10/2022), Program chair
  • REA/ACH-ID (Representation for Enhancement and management through Augmented reality and Artificial intelligence: Cultural Heritage and Innovative Design) SYMPOSIUM (1/1/2021-13/10/2021), Program chair
  • FORTMED 2020 (4/11/2020-6/10/2020), Program committee
  • REA/ACH-ID (Representation for Enhancement and management through Augmented reality and Artificial intelligence: Cultural Heritage and Innovative Design) SYMPOSIUM, Program chair
  • FORTMED International Conference on Modern Age Fortifications of the Mediterranean Coast - Politecnico di Torino - Universitat Politècnica de València - Università degli Studi di Firenze-Universitat de Alacant., Program chair
  • FORTMED 2017 (26/10/2017-28/10/2017), Program committee
  • XII CONFERENZA DEL COLORE – Gruppo del Colore - Associazione Italiana Colore - Politecnico di Torino - Università degli Studi di Torino - Meeting congiunto con: AIDI Associazione Italiana di Illuminazione CENTRE FRANÇAIS DE LA COULEUR COLOUR GROUP GREAT BRITAIN COLOURSPOT Swedish Colour Centre Foundation COMITÉ DEL COLOR Sociedad Española de Óptica GROUPE FRANÇAIS DE L'IMAGERIE NUMÉRIQUE COULEUR, Program chair
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Roles as evaluator or expert

  • PRIN 2017. 2018
    ANVUR - AGENZIA NAZIONALE DI VALUTAZIONE DEL SISTEMA UNIVERSITARIO E DELLA RICERCA

Non-commercial collaboration agreements

Teaching

Collegi of the PhD programmes

  • PATRIMONIO ARCHITETTONICO /ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE, 2022/2023 (39. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • BENI ARCHITETTONICI E PAESAGGISTICI, 2021/2022 (38. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • BENI ARCHITETTONICI E PAESAGGISTICI, 2020/2021 (37. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • BENI ARCHITETTONICI E PAESAGGISTICI, 2019/2020 (36. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • BENI ARCHITETTONICI E PAESAGGISTICI, 2018/2019 (35. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • BENI ARCHITETTONICI E PAESAGGISTICI, 2017/2018 (34. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • BENI ARCHITETTONICI E PAESAGGISTICI, 2016/2017 (33. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • BENI ARCHITETTONICI E PAESAGGISTICI, 2015/2016 (32. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • BENI ARCHITETTONICI E PAESAGGISTICI, 2014/2015 (31. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • BENI ARCHITETTONICI E PAESAGGISTICI, 2013/2014 (30. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • BENI ARCHITETTONICI E PAESAGGISTICI, 2012/2013 (29. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
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Research

Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

Projects funded by commercial contracts

Supervised PhD students

  • Enrico Pupi. Programme in Beni Architettonici E Paesaggistici (38th cycle, 2023-in progress)
  • Fabrizio Natta. Programme in Beni Architettonici E Paesaggistici (36th cycle, 2020-in progress)

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