Francesca Riccardo

Sustainable Urban Project Ph.D.

Faculty of Architecture

Courses Taught at the Rome Center

  • Architecture Design Studio
  • Interior Design Studio and Interior Design Tours
  • Architecture of the City
  • Modern and Contemporary Rome
  • Advanced Architecture Studies: Ways of Seeing the Periphery


  • Ph.D. in Architecture at the School of Architecture, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy, in collaboration with the Delft University of Technology, Holland
  • Master in Sustainable Design, Roma Tre University
  • MSc in Architecture, Roma Tre University

Latest Projects / Publications

  • Research on European social housing - case studies, Sapienza University of Rome
  • Research on sustainable regeneration of deprived residential neighborhoods, University of Venice (IUAV)
  • Research on sustainable and aesthetic housing transformation of existing housing, pilot experiments, and publication of results, Delft University of Technology
  • Lollobrigida, C., Riccardo, F., “Experiencing education in Rome” in Beyond the grand tour. Past and present. Proceedings of the 30th Anniversary Conference, Rome, 4-6 April 2019, Gangemi Editore International, Rome, Italy
  • Riccardo, F., Van Oel, C., De Jong, P., 2013, “Neighborhood Regeneration by Facade Redesign. A Visual Experiment on Energy Efficiency and Aesthetic Redesign of Affordable Housing Façade”, in The International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design, the Design Collection, The Design Collection, Common Ground Publishing LLC, Champaign, Illinois, USA, volume 6, issue 2
  • Riccardo, F., 2011, Social Housing Renovation. Design strategies to improve the quality of declining postwar multifamily blocks, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Saarbrücken, Germany
  • Riccardo, F. “Inspiring principles for livable and sustainable residential neighborhoods in Italy”, in Tafter Journal. Esperienze e strumenti per cultura e territorio, n. 40, October 2011