- Curriculum Vitae
Born in Parma on 01/03/1977. Masters Degree in Civil Engineering, Parma University (2005).
Doctorate (Ph.D) Degree: Architecture (Restoration), 2009 – Parma University (2006-2009), with a thesis on “The long history of domed structures. Historical notes on stability, between debates and empiricism” (Edoardo Benvenuto International Prize, 2009).
Enrolled at the Order of Engineers of Parma ((n.2343A). since 2006)
National Academic Qualification as Associate Professor [ASN] (since April 2017)
November 2010 to present: Assistant Professor in Restoration, Dept. Of Engineering and Architecture (DIA) – University of Parma, Parma, ITALY.
2008 -2010 Research grant on “Historical building stability” (Restoration)
2004-2006 Consulting Engineer, Capra & Partners Engineering Studio, Parma
The main research activity is focused on diagnostic and static analysis of historical structures, mainly related to dimensional principles, with particular reference to the equilibrium theory combined to structural analysis for dome structures. In particular:
- Historical and archivistic research on static-architectural evolution and on the progression of damage, with particular reference to the “proportional theory”
- structural analysis of historical structures, with reference to monitoring data interpretation
- Historical and instrumental monitoring of historic structures.
AWARDS, FELLOWS AND ACADEMIC RECOGNITION
2006. Selected project published in “Cities of stones. Progetto Sud - 10. International Exposition of Architecture, Biennale di Venezia”(Design team: Silvia Ombellini, Stefano Alfieri, Federica Ottoni)
2008. SPRECOMAH Fellow “Analysis and Diagnosis of Damascus Citadel (Syria)”- Fountenvraud Abbey, Saumur, Val de Loire, France.
2009. Edoardo Benvenuto International Prize 2009 (www.associazionebenvenuto.org) for the doctoral thesis. International Commission: Stefano Bennati (Pisa University), Rolf Gerhardt (RWTH Aachen) e Riccardo Gulli (Alma Mater Studiorum – Bologna University).
Since 2013 Fellow of SIRA Scientific Society (Italian society of architectural restoration) From 2013-2016 Member of Directorate
Since 2017 Member of Technical-Scientific Commitee (for Parma University) of “2012 Emilian Earthquake – Documentation Center 2018. Granting of FFABR – National Found for Base Research Activity (L.11/12/2016 n.232)
2017. Internal Department Prize for scientific papers for the paper: Ottoni, F. (2015). Dome Strengthening By Encircling Ties: A Monitored Experiment. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 9(1), 82-95.
2018. Member of Monitoring Commission of the Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore, in Florence (OPA – Opera del Duomo, Firenze), with G. Bartoli and C. Blasi
2005. Visiting lecturer, UNICENP Curitiba, Faculty of Architecture, Curitiba, Brazil.
2006. Visiting lecturer, Hosei University, Tokyo, Laboratory of Regional Design with Ecology, (Prof. Hidenobu Jinnai).
March 2009 - Visiting professor ENA – Rabat, Marocco.
“Conservation and Restoration Studio”, Master in Architecture, Parma University (since 2009).
“Final Sinthesis Studio in Analysis and Resuse of Historic Architecture”, Master in Architecture, Parma University (2010-2016)
“Constructive elements of historic buildings”, Bachelor in Architecture, Parma University (since 2016).
Member of Doctoral College of Architecture (2011-2013) and of the Doctoral College of Civil Engineering and Architecture (since 2016).
“Structural monitoring of historic buildings”, SSBAP Politechnic of Milan, Milano (A.A. 2017-2018)
Tutor of over 50 Master thesis in Architecture (since 2009) on restoration, reuse and strengthening of cultural heritage and Supervisor of one PhD thesis (Federica Borghi, Il recupero del patrimonio rurale emiliano. Protocolli per il consolidamento sismico delle architetture rurali storiche, Dottorato in Forme e Strutture dell’Architettura, Università degli Studi di Parma, XXVIII Ciclo (2016)).
RESPONSABILITY IN CONGRESS ORGANIZATION
2009. Organizer and co-curator of the Congress “Il ruolo della conoscenza nella conservazione e valutazione del patrimonio culturale: esperienze a confronto”, Parma, June 4, 2009.
2012. International Workshop on “Monitoring of Great Historical Structures”, OPA, Centro d’Arte e Cultura Opera del Duomo di Firenze, Piazza Duomo, 19-20 January 19-20, 2012.
2012. Organizer and member of Scientific Committee of the Congress “Valorizzazione del territorio e tutela del patrimonio culturale. Il caso di Colorno”, Venaria Reale di Colorno, Colorno (PR), November 30, 2013, (ITALY)
2016. Organizer and member of Scientific Committee of the Congress “RICerca/REStauro”, September 26-2, 2016, Roma (ITALY)
2017. Member of Scientific Committee of GEORES 2017. Geomatics &Restoration, 22-24 May 2017, Florence (ITALY).
SCIENTIFIC RESPONSIBILITY IN RESEARCH PROJECTS
2010-2011. “Valorization of architectural, environmental and paesistic heritage of Central Emilia Consorzio di Bonifica (Dreinage)”. Within this contract, the project “Percorrere i Paesaggi della Bonifica” (by Chiara Visentin) awarded the Telecom Foundation Prize “I “BENI CULTURALI INVISIBILI”: UNA RISORSA ITALIANA DA VALORIZZARE” (amount: 460.000€).
2012-2014. “Structural monitoring of Conservatorio Arrigo Boito (Auditorium Ex Chiesa del Carmine e Sala Verdi)” (“Monitoraggio strutturale del Conservatorio Arrigo Boito (Auditorium Ex Chiesa del Carmine e Sala Verdi)”
2012-2014. “Structural monitoring of Sant’Uldarico Church, in Parma” (Monitoraggio delle lesioni della Chiesa di Sant’Uldarico in Borgo Felino 2, Parma).
2012-2014 (and renewal to 2017). “Structural monitoring of Palazzo Giordani, Parma”
2013-2015. “Analysis and monitoring of crack pattern of Colonnato del Portico Lungo in Piazza Martiri 40-42 a Carpi (Modena, ITALY)
2017 to date. - “Structural monitoring of the Canesano Church, in Canesano, Calestano, PARMA (ITALY)”; - “Instrumental investigation for state of damage evaluation of bridges in Parma area”; - “Monitoring of crack pattern of the School of P.le Barbieri, in Parma (ITALY); - “Prosecution of structural monitoring and geometrical-structural analysis of Sala Verdi vaulted structures”.
RESPONSABILITY IN RESTORATION PROJECTS
2010. Strengthening and Restoration of the roof and the dome of Santa Maria del Quartiere in Parma (Progetto di consolidamento strutturale e restauro della copertura e della cupola di Santa Maria del Quartiere. Client: AUSL Agency, Parma. Work amount: 231. 938 €. Role: Engineer in charge.
2011. Conservative intervention of facades of the church of Santa Maria del Quartiere in Parma. Client: AUSL Agency, Parma. Role: Consultant.
SIGNIFICATIVE PARTICIPATION IN PROJECTS AND RESEARCHES on stability and seismic vulnerability of the following monuments:
2006-2007) Durres Amphitheatre (Durres, Albany), 2006-2007, University of Parma and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Albanian Institute of Archaeology – Dept. of Dűrres; Resp. P. Giandebiaggi);
2007 to date) Santa Maria del Quartiere Church (DICATEA, Parma University and Cassa di Risparmio Foundation, Parma). Member of the research grooup on “Monitoring of the dome of Santa Maria del Quartiere in Parma”, in cooperation with GINGER GROUP (Paris);
2007) Marqab Castle, XI secolo, SYria (Resp. C. Blasi);
2007-2009) Citadel of Damascus, International Grant by Foreign Affairs Italian Ministry, Cultural Ministry of Arabian Sirian Republic and General Direction of Museums and Antiquities (DGAM) Damascus, Siria (Key expert: Carlo Blasi).
2008-2010) Madonna dell’Umiltà, Pistoia;
2006 to date) Statistical analysis of monitoring data of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, in cooperation with OPA (Opera del Duomo di Firenze).
2008-2010) PRIN 2008 “Protocolli operativi per la conoscenza e la tutela dal rischio sismico del patrimonio culturale in applicazione della Direttiva 12 ottobre 2007 (G.U. n. 24 del 29/01/2008)”, Resp. C. Blasi.
2010-2012) San Secondo Parmense and Borgo Val di Taro Hospitals: sesmic analysis (DICATEA, Parma University and USL Agency of Parma, Resp. C. Blasi).
2013-2014) Battistero di San Giovanni in Florence (DICATeA and OPA, Florence).
Completion accademic year: 2019/2020
Completion accademic year: 2018/2019
- Course year: 1 - Second cycle degree - ARCHITECTURE - A.Y.: 2018/2019