Giorgio Marfella

Giorgio Marfella is a graduate of the University of Florence (Italy), a registered architect in the State of Victoria and a lecturer in Construction and Architecture at the University of Melbourne. As a full-time academic, Giorgio is engaged in research, teaching and industry engagement activities associated with tall buildings, of the present and of the past. For his doctorate thesis at the University of Melbourne, he has recently completed a retrospective study on the evolution of tall office buildings in Melbourne and in America during the second half of the twentieth century. Giorgio is a member of the International Peer Review Expert Committee of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, a member of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia New Zealand and a member of the research hub ACAHUC (Australian Collaboratory for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage) of the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning of the University of Melbourne, where he participates with a specific focus, expertise and interest in tall buildings and construction history.

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