Gregorio Astengo
Curriculum vitae

Gregorio Astengo is assistant at the Chair of the History and Theory of Architecture, focussing in both research and teaching on early modern architectural treatises.

An architect and historian, he graduated from Turin’s Polytechnic in 2012 and has been practicing in Italy between 2012 and 2014. In 2014 he completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Architectural Research at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL and in 2019 he completed a PhD from the Bartlett, funded by the London Arts and Humanities Partnership. His thesis examined the early years of the "Philosophical Transactions", the journal of the Royal Society of London, as a way to investigate practices of architecture produced through early modern scientific methodologies and early forms of periodical printing.

Gregorio has been editor of the student-led architecture magazine "Lobby" between 2015 and 2017 and has been lecturing and publishing internationally on early modern and modern architecture. He has been teaching at UCL and Queen Mary (University of London) and is currently Adjunct Professor at Syracuse University London and Lecturer at the New College of the Humanities. He is currently working on a book project originating from his PhD and articulated around architecture’s systems of representation and their reproduction.