Marco Mancini


Architect, Ph.D. in Design, Assistant Professor in Design at University of Ferrara, Department of Architecture. Since 2005 he has been teaching and researching at the university level in the fields of product design, innovation theory, technology for industrial design, focusing in particular on design for cultural heritage, for musical industry and events,  exhibition design for urban spaces; he has taught in bachelor’s and master’s degree courses at the University of Florence, University of Ferrara, Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, Academy of Fine Arts in Macerata and Superior Institute for Artistic Industries (ISIA) in Pescara. He is a Visiting Professor at the Faculdade de Arquitetura in the Lisbon University (Portugal), Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (China), and at the Dongguan University of Technology, (China). He is an ordinary member of the Italian Design Society (SID) and the delegate of the National Council of Architects to the National Commission No. 10 – TC/33 “Products, processes, and systems for the building body” of the Italian Standards Organisation UNI. He is a speaker at international conferences including Cumulus – Global Association of Art and Design Education and Research, European Academy of Design (EAD), European Research on Architecture and Urbanism (EURAU), Information and Research on Reconstruction (i-Rec). He has published for Taylor& Francis, Springer Nature, Palgrave Macmillan, DIID, Franco Angeli, Carocci editor, and other scientific and A-class journals. He participates in inter-university research and development projects with European, national and regional funds. He has designed installations and temporary set-ups for exhibitions of international relevance, including Pitti Immagine – Florence. He is a qualified Design and Innovation consultant for the public and private sectors. He is a Technical Consultant and Expert at the Justice Court of Arezzo. He holds patents and design filings in the field of design for the music industry and in cultural heritage protection.

He is a jazz pianist, composer, and songwriter registered with SIAE. Under the pseudonym Mancinix he has published albums and singles of his original songs.