Simona TALENTI Curriculum

Architect (University of Venice), Doctor of Architectural History (University of Paris VIII), Architectural Historian and professor of Architectural History since 1998 (Paris-Belleville, Normandy and Brittany schools of architecture; University of Bologna) she actually works in the University of Salerno. Simona Talenti is specialised in architecture from the 18th to the 20th centuries, and has written several books, including L’Histoire de l’architecture en France : émergence d’une discipline (1863–1914), Paris, 2000, Le Parlement de Bretagne : naissance et renaissances d’un palais, (with W. Szambien and Y. Tsiomis), Marseille, 2000 and Le Palais de Justice (with Y. Ozanam, H. Robert, W. Szambien), Paris, 2002. She organized different international congresses and exhibitions in Italy and France.

The history of the architectural profession is one of her privileged subjects of research. She organized an international conference entitled "Architects and engineers: an open question", held in Salerno in April 2010 (proceedings in press) and recently a workshop about the relationship between architect and architectural representation, entitled “The language of the architect: from models to digital modeling”.