\ Roberto Pasini

Roberto Pasini, PhD

Professor of Architecture
Areas of Specialty

Contemporary Landscape, Architecture, and Urban Studies


PhD in Architecture and Urbanism, UniFerrara/Polis (cum laude)
MArch, Harvard (Fulbright)
Arch. UniFirenze (honors)


Roberto Pasini teaches thesis studios in landscape, urban design, and architecture, as well as research seminars and theory classes. 

His work focuses on the relationship between urban space and expanded landscape. Among various publications, he is the author of Landscape Paradigms and Post-urban Spaces (Springer 2018), editor and author of The Symbiotic Field 1: Natural/Artificial Mergins in Design Cases (Edifir 2016), and coauthor with Peter G. Rowe of Urban Territorialization in Areas of Romagna (Harvard 2004).

Among the implementations of his office, AUS pasini ranieri, the Loggia Along the Ronco River represents the loggia type in Rem Koolhaas’ encyclopedic publication Elements of Architecture (2014) along with the Loggia Lanzi and the Grand Trianon.

Prior to joining the CRGS, Pasini taught at Harvard University and at the University of Bologna. He was an invited speaker at various academic institutions in America, Europe, and Asia. From 2004 to 2008, he served as a juror of the European Union/Europa Nostra Prize for Cultural Heritage.

Among other awards, Pasini is the recipient of the Premio di Architettura H.C. Andersen from the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, the TOTO Prize from the American Institute of Architects, and the Premio a la Investigación from the Universidad de Monterrey.