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Arturo Pavani

Assistant Professor


School of Architecture

Courses taught:

Design Studio V ARCH-310
Design Studio VII ARCH-410
Design Studio VIII ARCH-420
Design Studio IX ARCH-450
Design Studio X ARCH-460
Graphics for Construction Management CM-210
Construction Contracts and Design- Build Practices CM-220
Arturo Pavani is an Assistant Professor in Architecture and Construction Management at Marywood University School of Architecture in Scranton, PA. He comes from a professional background in Real Estate, with field and research experience in frontier markets. He owns a Double Master Degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing and Politecnico di Torino and a PhD in Architecture and Urban Studies. He has lived and worked in Italy, China, UK and US, but his work often brought him to Africa, Asia and other European countries.

His studies have focused on architecture practice and urban dynamics in emerging markets, starting with a Bachelor thesis on the West African city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. In his Master thesis, he focused on the concept of Existenz Minimum combined with the modern requirements for comfort, with a research project developed between China and Italy titled “The Minimum Palace”. In his PhD dissertation, he focused on the Real Estate and Urban Development dynamics of the Airport City neighborhood in Accra, Ghana.