Paolo Scrivano is Senior Associate Professor of History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture. He holds a PhD degree in architectural history from the Politecnico di Torino and has taught at the Politecnico di Milano, the University of Toronto, and Boston University. He has been the recipient of grants and fellowships from various international institutions, including the Canadian Centre for Architecture, the Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Australian Research Council, and the French National Research Agency. During his career, Professor Scrivano has organized symposia and exhibitions, edited books and contributed numerous essays and chapters to collective works. His publications and activities include 'Tra Guerra e Pace. Società, Cultura e Architettura nel Secondo Dopoguerra' (1998, as co-editor), 'Storia di un’idea di architettura moderna. Henry-Russell Hitchcock e l’International Style' (2001), 'Olivetti Builds: Modern Architecture in Ivrea' (2001, as a co-author), the exhibition “Building the Human City: Adriano Olivetti and Town-Planning” (2002), and the organization of the international conference “The Americanization of Postwar Architecture” (2005). More recently, he has co-edited monographic issues of the journals 'Architecture and Ideas' (“Experimental Modernism”, 2009) and 'Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation' (“Intersection of Photography and Architecture”, 2011), and has authored the volume 'Building Transatlantic Italy: Architectural Dialogues with Postwar America' (2013). He is currently completing a new book manuscript titled 'Modern Architecture as a Transnational Discourse: Itineraries, Exchanges and Narratives between the 19th and 20th Century'.
Assistant Professor, Boston University, Department of History of Art and Architecture, 2007-2015
Books, monographs, compilations and manuals
Building Transatlantic Italy: Architectural Dialogues with Postwar America (Farnham - Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2013)
Olivetti Builds: Modern Architecture in Ivrea (Milan: Skira, 2001), co-authored with Patrizia Bonifazio [Italian edition: Olivetti costruisce. Architettura moderna a Ivrea (Milan: Skira, 2001)]