14 November 2019

I am happy to work on the manuscript of a single author book entitled The Travelling Architect’s Eye: Photography and Automobile Vision.

I will be organising more collective projects, such as conferences, symposiums and colloquiums, closely connected to this project as well soon. Stay tuned!



10 October 2019

I am very happy to have contributed with a chapter on Xenakis to this forthcoming volume by KU Leuven Press.


Link to publication’s announcement

22 August 2019

I am excited to have contributed with a chapter entitled “Music as a Reservoir of Thought’s Materialization: Between Metastasis and Modulor,” in Paulo de Assis, Paolo Giudici, eds., Aberrant Nuptials: Deleuze and Artistic Research 2. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2019.…/imprint-leuven-university-…/products/125968
Thank you Paulo de Assis and Paolo Giudici and looking forward to meeting you soon in Ghent! 😁

20 May 2019

My essay entitled  “Music as a Reservoir of Thought’s Materialisation: Between Metastaseis and Modulor?” will be published in the edited volume Aberrant Nuptials: Deleuze and Artistic Research 2, edited by Paulo de Assis and Paolo Giudici. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2019.



17 May 2019

I am happy to have just been informed that my proposal to chair a session entitled “Migration as a Gendered Process: Redefining Domesticity and Displacement” at the 15th Conference on Urban History in Antwerp in September 2020 has been selected

30 March 2019

I am very happy to have had the chance to design this poster for the international conference “Bauhaus and Greece: The New Ideas of Synthesis in Art and Architecture”, which will be held at Benaki Museum (Peiraios Str.) and the Athens School of Fine Arts between 30 May and 1 June 2019. Conference conveners: Andreas Giacumacatos and Sokratis Georgiadis. Looking forward to it.

Link to conference website


11-14 September 2019 Μy paper “The Travelling Architect’s Eye: Photography and the Automobile Vision” has been selected to be presented at the IX Aisu Congress of the Associazione Italiana di Storia Urbana “The Global City. The Urban Condition as a Pervasive Phenomenon”, which will be hled at the University of Bologna. My paper will be part of the Session “The photographic experience of the city” coordinated by Federica Muzzarelli and Claudio Marra

I am happy to participate to the journée d’étude “Les Leçons de Rome”, which will be held at the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon on March 22. My talk is entitled “Suburbanization and ugliness: the aesthetic appropriation of the postwar urban reality in the work of Aldo Rossi, Bruno Zevi and Ludovico Quaroni” and will be part of the session “Ville et architecture, entre mémoire et projet” coordinated by Federico Ferrari (eNSA Paris-Malaquais). Benjamin Chavardes, thank you for the organisation of this journée d’étude





12 February 2019

Forthcoming Publication of my article “The Immediacy of Urban Reality in Postwar Italy: Between Neorealism and Tendenza’s Instrumentalization of Ugliness,” in Architecture and Ugliness. Anti-Aesthetics in Postmodern Architecture, edited by Thomas Mical and Wouter van Acker, London and New York: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019.

ISBN: 9781350068230

Link to publication

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Table of contents

1. Ugliness, Postmodernism and the Anti-aesthetic, John Macarthur
2. Disgusting Architecture?, Bart Verschaffel
3. Becoming-Imperceptible: Ethico-Aesthetic Antidotes Against the Platitudes of the Postmodern Sublime, Heidi Sohn
4. Dusty and Formless, Teresa Stoppani
5. Ugly Exchanges: How the High Victorian Informed Brutalism, Timothy M. Rohan
6. CCTV Tower Debate, Thomas Mical
7. Post-communism and the Monstrous: Skopje 2014 and Other Political Tales, Mirjana Lozanovska
8. Making Monsters, Caroline O’Donnell
9. Baroque, Kitsch, Ugly, Andrew Leach
10. Camp Ugliness, Patricia A. Morton
11. The weak aesthetics of New Andean Architecture, Elisabetta Andreoli
12. From Radical Design to ‘Radical Evil’: the Italian Design of Alchimia and Memphis, AnnMarie Brennan
13. Ugly Architecture: The Work of Venturi and Scott Brown, Deborah Fausch
14. The Australian Ugliness. Likes (Peter Corrigan) and Dislikes (Robin Boyd), Wouter Van Acker
15. The Immediacy of Urban Reality in Postwar Italy: Between Neorealism and Tendenza’s Instrumentalization of Ugliness, Marianna Charitonidou
16. I Don’t See Your Bad Aesthetics, Jonathan Solomon
17. Follies, Ugliness and the Sublime, Iain Jackson
18. Ugliness as Aesthetic Friction: Renewing Architecture Against the Grain, Lara Schrijver

5 February 2019

I am very glad to get informed that my paper “Suburbanization and Ugliness: The Aesthetic Appropriation of the Postwar Urban Reality in the Work of Aldo Rossi, Bruno Zevi and Ludovico Quaroni” has been selected to be presented at the fourth edition of the Leçons de Rome, which will be held at the musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon on March 22, 2019

The Lessons of Rome aim at providing a space for reflection for anyone who grasps Italy as an architectural, urban and landscape research laboratory. Defining Italy as a laboratory involves analyzing contexts of urban policies but also as design expériences, theories as well as practices, legacies, mutations and prospects. It means building knowledge and culture, but also learning and developing tools to conceive the present and enrich contemporary practices. The Lessons of Rome provide the opportunity to be kept up to date on current and upcoming researches, to share existing and generate new knowledge and dialogues with Italy. 






January 2018

Στο νέο μου άρθρο που μπορείτε να βρείτε στο #Archetype παρουσιάζω πως το αρχιτεκτονικό σχέδιο λειτουργεί ως μηχανισμός διερεύνησης των επιστημολογικών μεταλλαγών της αρχιτεκτονικής. Σημείο εκκίνησης της προβληματικής που αναπτύσσεται σε αυτό το άρθρο είναι η υπόθεση ότι οι μέθοδοι αρχιτεκτονικής αναπαράστασης αποτελούν ένα γόνιμο πεδίο, εντός του οποίου μπορεί να διαγνώσει κανείς πώς μετασχηματίζεται η έννοια του παρατηρητή και του χρήστη στην αρχιτεκτονική. Ο κύριος στόχος του άρθρου είναι να παρουσιάσει τους μετασχηματισμούς της έννοιας του αποδέκτη της αρχιτεκτονικής σε έναν διαχρονικό άξονα #Architecture #Tschumi #Eisenman #AldoRossi #drawing #exhibitions#architecturalhistory #architecturaltheory

Link to article

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We are embarking on a new research project entitled “The Fictional Addressee of Architecture as a Device for Exploring Postcolonial Culture: The Transformations of the Helleno-centric Approaches”!

Stay tuned


November 2018

1. 30 November 2018 Publication of “Some thoughts on the lecture cycle of Andreas Giacumacatos ‘Traveling in 6 Cities: Six Lectures on Architecture’” (“Κάποιες σκέψεις με αφορμή τον κύκλο διαλέξεων του Ανδρέα Γιακουμακάτου ‘Ταξίδι σε 6 πόλεις: Έξι διαλέξεις για την αρχιτεκτονική”) in Archetype


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