>>Francesco Orsi

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  • Bio

  • Francesco Orsi graduated cum laude with the thesis “Coding the Built Enviroment, a Shape Grammar Experiment in Corricella” from the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning at the Technical University of Vienna (Austria) in 2009. He holds a Bachelor and Master of Science in Architecture from the same university. He is licensed architect, member of the Italian Chamber of Architect and Urban Planners since 2010. He is currently Ph.D. candidate at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon (Portugal), recipient of a PhD individual grant from Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.

    He’s developing a PhD research entitled “Generative patterns of re­urbanization for sustainable extensive towns” which tries to address the problem of developing sustainable urban solutions for scattered low density territories throughout Portuguese territory by looking at time-­tested recurrent design patterns drawn from Portuguese vernacular historical settlements.