Adalberto Del Bo CV_ 2014 - European Association for Architectural

Adalberto Del Bo, graduated in Architecture at Politecnico di Milano (Aldo Rossi research
group), has taught in Pescara, Venezia and Milano Universities. He is full Professor of
Architectural and Urban Composition and he is currently teaching Architectural and Urban
Design at Politecnico di Milano – Scuola di Architettura Civile.
His works constitute an experience that deals mainly with issues of architectural theory and
design, along with urban analysis and planning.
Besides studying the methods of formation and transformation of cities (mainly in Abruzzo and
Lombardy), he combined the attempt at codifying the elements of formal/historical analysis
(including issues of rural architecture and landscape construction) with the purpose of
identifying the genealogy and the relationships in order to link the two experiences.
Besides these interests, supported by publications and students theses, he conducted studies on
the settlements form, on topics related to the idea of city (with particular attention to the Modern
Movement and to the work of L.Hilberseimer and L.Mies van der Rohe) and to the principles
and rules of architecture.
Member of Politecnico di Milano Doctorate Board of ‘Architecture, Built Environment and
Construction Engineering’, he is Politecnico di Milano delegate for relationships with SouthCentral Asia and Pakistan.
He has to his credit a large number of publications on projects, built projects and theoretical and
practical issues of architectural and urban design.
He is scientific director of:
- a research on ‘The elementary part of the city. Typology, density, building and composition’;
- historical and urban design activities for the regeneration of an ancient walled city in Pakistani
- the 2010 ‘Lafayette Park. Detroit’ exhibition, shown in Milano, Napoli, Delft, Cleveland,
Detroit, Chicago, Como, Roma.
He is member of Politecnico di Milano’s scientific boards with reference to:
- historical and urban design research activities in Hu Yang (Guang Dong - China);
- World Bank’s urban activities for European and Central Asia Cities.
In 2011-2012 he chaired the Conference Committee of ‘Cities in Transformation. Research and
Design’, held in Politecnico di Milano in June 2012, by EAAE and ARCC architectural
Member of Politecnico di Milano’s Administrative Board in the ’90, he has been board member
of Fondazione Politecnico di Milano (an operational structure involving public and private
members that aims to create and disseminate the new scientific knowledge and its transfer). He
has been member of several DPA’s (Dipartimento di Progettazione dell’Architettura) boards
and DPA vice-chairman in 2012.
His activity in architectural design has been published on national and international reviews and
exhibited, among others, at Biennale di Venezia, Triennale di Milano and abroad.
He has been member of several national and international architectural competition committees.
He has been a member of Milan’s Chamber of Architects from 1996 to 2008, vice president of
the Lombardy’s Council of architects in 2001 and member of CNA (Consiglio Nazionale
Architetti) committee for the relationships between profession and architecture schools.
Awarded in national and international competitions, among his public built works must be
pointed out the Cemetery-Park in Novate Milanese and the University Buildings in Chieti collected in the book Il campus universitario di Chieti - where the Campus Sports Centre was
awarded the European architectural prize for sport facilities 1996.
Since 2013 he is member of the Board of EAAE European Association for Architectural