Sergio Mancini, Civil Engineer

He studied at the liceo classico (high school) “F. Petrarca” of Arezzo and he graduated in Civil Engeneering – transportation section, at the University of Pisa in 1973. In the same year he passed the state examination for the qualification to the profession of engineer and he was enrolled in the Roll and Register of engineers of Arezzo.
He taught for more than twenty years (with 4 teaching qualifications) topography, technical drawing, construction technology at the Istituto Tecnico per Geometri (surveyors technical institute) of Arezzo; he was teacher at the refreshment course for traffic officers for the municipalities association of East Valdichiana (building and city planning section).
He is enrolled in expert consultants list as:
– Tester of reinforced concrete and metallic structures (Roll and Register of engineers of Arezzo)
– Professional with requirements for fire resistant planning (Legge 818/84 – D.M. Ministro Interno 08.03.1985)
– Tester of public buildings for the region of Tuscany
– Technical consultant for the Court of Arezzo
– He was member of several committees:
Committee for the tender “new construction site of Foiano Carnival”;
Board for the regional regulatory problems of the regional federation of Roll and Register of engineers (Tuscany);
Building board of the municipalities of Monte San Savino, Capolona ,Subbiano, Castiglion Fiorentino;
Urban planning board of the municipalities of Loro Ciuffenna, Cortona;
Integrated building board of the municipalities of Cortona, Loro Ciuffenna, Foiano, Lucignano;
He was director (D.P.R. 333/1990) of the technical office of the municipality of Cortona.
He attended many refreshment courses, among which:
– conservation and reinforcement of historical and monumental buildings
– Project and construction site for the reinforcement of historical buildings
– Coordinator for the safety in construction sites – project and realization (D. Lgs. 494/96).
He is actual member of “Accademia Etrusca” (Etruscan academy) of Cortona.
He was president of Rotary Club Cortona Valdichiana in 2006/2007.


Marco Mancini, Architect, Academic Professor

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.


Carlo Mancini, Civil Engineer

He studied at the liceo classico (high school) “L. Signorelli” of Cortona and he graduated (master degree) in Civil Engeneering – structure section , at the University of Florence in 2014.
In the following year he passed the state examination for the qualification to the profession of engineer and he was enrolled in the Roll and Register of engineers of Arezzo.
He did an internship at the A&I Progetti office in Florence and later at the wind tunnel of the C.R.I.A.C.I.V. in Prato.
His master degree thesis was about “The tensile roof structure of the EXPO Milano 2015: experimental tests in the wind tunnel and numerical analysis of the dynamic reaction”.
As freelancer is topics are Structural engeneering (wood, steel, reinforced concrete, masonry, seismic engeneering, wind), thermal insulation, acoustic insulation and real estate evaluation.
During his professional activity he planned and directed work for new structures, restorations, reinforcements, improvements of energetic performance of buildings.
He is an advanced rescue volunteer in the Italian Red Cross.