Architectural History of Italy

The Fontana dell'Acqua Felice in Rome © Public Domain

Fontana dell'Acqua Felice in Rome

The PhD project examines the creation and genesis, typology and significance of a core building of counter-reformatory urban water architecture.


Roma Sotterranea © Tobias Glitsch

Roma Sotterranea


The project will systematically examine the subterranean parts of the sacred buildings of Renaissance and Baroque Rome and capture them in all their functional and iconological complexity.


The church S. Andrea al Quirinale in Rome © Tobias Glitsch

S. Andrea al Quirinale

The PhD project on S. Andrea al Quirinale has produced the first wide-ranging monography covering the architecture of Gian Lorenzo Bernini's oval church.


Villa Rotonda of Andrea Palladio in Vincenza © Bruno Schindler

Villa Rotonda – Reconstruction of the Ground Floor Plan


The research project on the Villa Rotonda dealt with the plan layout of the villa.


The Church of San Lorenzo in Miranda in the Temple of Antoninus Pius and Faustina © Yannick Ley

Temple to Church


The PhD project deals with the conversion of ancient roman buildings into counter-reformation churches in Rome around 1600.