Giorgio is a Lecturer in Construction Management and Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne, where he coordinates three core post-graduate subjects in Architectural and Construction Technology at the Melbourne School of Design. Trained as an architect at the University of Florence, Italy, he is a registered architect in Australia, and holds a PhD in Architecture from the University of Melbourne.
Before joining the University of Melbourne as a full-time academic, Giorgio has accrued more than a decade of professional experience as an architect in residential, commercial, educational and institutional projects at different scales in Australia and overseas. As an architectural practitioner, he has collaborated full-time with several architectural design firms, including, among others, the Melbourne-based firms of Bates Smart and Denton Corker Marshall, where he developed a specialist profile in high-rise and in the design and delivery of building envelopes. Giorgio is a research active academic who is highly engaged with the Australian and international network of the CTBUH and more in general with the commercial architecture, engineering and construction industry. He has written articles, papers and book chapters about tall buildings from the disciplinary perspectives of architecture, construction and building regulations. As a tall building and construction technology expert of the University of Melbourne, he has contributed several times on building industry-related debates in the media.
6-10 Mar 2017, Event Report – CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to Sydney and Melbourne to build…
17 Oct 2016 –
Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Giorgio Marfella, The University of Melbourne
Apr 2016 –
CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue II
Giorgio Marfella, Steven Richardson & Paulo Vaz-Serra, The University of Melbourne
16 Sep 2014 –
CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings
Giorgio Marfella, University of Melbourne
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