Carolina Vaccaro

Dr. Carolina Vaccaro practices architect in Rome and teaches at the University of Rome La Sapienza, University of Roma Tre, Temple University Rome Campus, Northeastern University, Iowa State University, and lecturing in several Universities in Italy and abroad. Dr. Vaccaro has won prizes in a number of competitions. Her work has been shown in several exhibitions including the Biennale of Venice, the Rome Fair, the Verona Fair and the Triennale of Milan. She worked in the 80s at the office of Robert Venturi & Denise Scott Brown in Philadelphia and is the author of three books: Venturi, Scott Brown e Associati , Zanichelli press, Nel Disegno Clear press, Maniera del Moderno, Laterza press. She published essays in numerous magazines including Casabella, Domus and University press. Currently Carolina is the scientific curator and designer of the Exhibition Denise Scott Brown_Buildings_Concepts_Photographs, Temple University, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, scheduled to open in May 2020.

 

Degrees

Ph.D. in Architecture, Universities of Florence, Naples, Palermo, Italy.
B.A. in Architecture, La Sapienza, Università di Roma, Italy.

 

Lectures

The Holistic View University of Valencia, School of Architecture, 2017

Contemporary Architecture Design University of Roma Tre, School of Architecture, 2002 and 2006

Contemporary Architecture University of Camerino, 2001

Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown University of Bari, 1993

The Classic Order and Modern and Contemporary Architecture University of Rome La Sapienza, 1983/96

Progetti e problemi di Architettura Organization of Vittorio Gregotti’s Lecture, University of Rome La Sapienza, 1982

Current Thoughts and Works Organization of Robert Venturi & Denise Scott Brown Lecture at the American Academy in Rome and at the University of Rome La Sapienza, 1982

 

Publications

Selected publications:

The Ought and the Is to be published, 2020

Una Palazzina dei Parioli_Storie di Case Donzelli Editore, Roma, 2013

Signs and Symbols in Architecture Robert Venturi & Denise Scott Brown, Officina, 2005/2006 (editing and translation)

Maniera del Moderno Laterza, 1999

Giuseppe Vaccaro Monograph, Edilizia Popolare, 1996 (editor)

Da Roma a Las Vegas, da Las Vegas a Roma Rassegna di Architettura e Urbanistica n. 78-79, 1994

La Strada secondo Robert Venturi e Denise Scott Brown AU Arredo Urbano n. 52, 1993

Venturi, Scott Brown e Associati Monograph, Zanichelli 1991; Verlag fur Architektur 1992; G. Gili 1994

L’Ordine Classico dalla trattatistica alla modernità dalla strutturalità alla citazione and L’ Ordine Classico dai Quattro Libri di Architettura di Andrea Palladio Nel Disegno, Clear, 1992

Raptus Europae Furniture Design published in the Verona Fair catalogue, 1990

Naples International Seminars of Architecture Design projects published in Domus n. 722-711 and Seminars catalogues, 1989,1990,1992

Tre Musei di Venturi, Rauch e Scott Brown Fondazione Masieri Journal, Venice, 1988

Design project for the Triennale di Milano Published in the catalogue of the Architecture Exhibition and in Baumeister Journal n. 4, 1987

Su alcune forme del Doppio_Il Disegno come Idea Casa del Libro, Rome, 1986

Italy: Freedom and Coercion_Essays on Architectural Education Zero Hour, New York, 1986

 

Exibitions/Events

Denise Scott Brown_Buildings_Concepts_Photographs Scientific curator, Temple University, Tyler School of Art and Architecture. Opening: May 2021

50 years of Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture Scientific curator, MAXXI 2016

Wall Walk Program_International Lecture Series Curator for AACUPI and University of Roma Tre 2014-16

Continuity and Discontinuity/Venturi & Scott Brown Exhibition Curator, University of Roma Tre, 2000

50 Chiese per Roma 2000 Oratorio dei Filippini/Rome, Dessa Gallery/Lubjana, University of Rome La Sapienza, 1995 (participant)

Intorno al Futurismo Rome Festival ’91 (participant)

Il Nuovo Eclettismo alle giornate internazionali dell’Arredo Verona Fair, 1990 (participant)

Napoli_S. Martino. Un polo trecentesco alla ricerca di una nuova dimensione A.A.M. Gallery, Rome, 1989 (participant)

La città Politica, il Parlamento e i nuovi Ministeri Cornell University and A.A.M. Gallery, Rome, 1989 (participant in collaboration with Franco Purini)

VRSB Sainsbury Wing-National Gallery London Exhibition curator, Masieri Foundation, Venice, 1988

Una timida proposta per Piazza Venezia Triennale of Milan, 1987

Architettura del Bello, Architettura del Sublime: le risposte del Disegno Third Spring Seminar, University of Palermo, 1987 (participant)

Il Progetto del Disegno Il Punto Gallery, Rome, 1986 (participant in collaboration with L. Quaroni)

Biennale of Venice 1985 (participant in collaboration with F. Schwartz)

La Pianta Centrale tra due forme del Progetto Urbano Curator of Franco Purini and Laura Thermes Exhibition, American Academy in Rome, 1985

Il Progetto per Roma Exhibition curator for the City of Rome, 1985

Paesaggi Teorici Exhibition curator, A.A.M. Gallery, Rome, 1984

Isolato di Abitazioni a Piazza S. Giovanni a Roma Triennale of Milan, 1981 (participant)

Sistemazione e progetto di Mercato a Piazza Vittorio Rome Fair, 1979 (participant)

 

Research

Urban Studies and Urban System of Rome Relation between Old and New Architecture Contemporary Architecture

 

Courses taught

ARCHITECTURE 3234: Architectural Design Studio in Rome

 

CV
carolina vaccaro vaccaro – CV

 

Contacts

Lungotevere Arnaldo da Brescia, 15
00196 Rome, Italy
+39 06 320 2808

caroline.vaccaro@temple.edu

 

Page Link
https://rome.temple.edu/team_mf/carolina-vaccaro/

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