Flavia Marcello, Architectural Historian - Melbourne, Australia

fmarcello@swin.edu.au                

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Articles in The Conversation

F. Marcello, Where has Melbourne’s political graffiti gone?, The Conversation, April 26, 2018 5.13am AEST

 

Chapters in edited books

F. Marcello & A. Carter, "The Axum Obelisk. Shifting concepts of colonialism and empire in Fascist and 21st-century Rome" in Daniel Coslett ed.

Neocolonialism and Built Heritage. Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe, Routledge 2019, 42-64.

F. Marcello, “Triumph, Power and Providence in Roman Town Planning: the Golden Age of Flavian Rome” in Samantha Martin-McAuliffe and Daniel Millette eds., Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean. New research Directions, Routledge, 2018, 119-47.

F. Marcello, “Forma urbis reconsidered: the making of Fascist Rome” in H. Roche (ed.) Companion to Classical Reception in Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany, Brill Academic Publishers, 2017, 325-69.

F. Marcello, “Building the Image of Power: Romanità in the Civic Architecture of Fascist Italy” in H. Roche & K. Demetriou (eds.) Companion to Classical Reception in Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany, Brill Academic Publishers, 2017, 370-403.

F. Marcello, “Italians do it Better: Fascist Italy’s New Brand of Nationalism in the Art and Architecture of the Italian Pavilion, Paris 1937” in Rika Devos, Alexander Ortenberg, Vladimir Paperny eds., Architecture of Great Expositions 1937-1958: Reckoning with the Global War, Ashgate Press, 2015.

 

F. Marcello & I. Woodcock, “Scratching the surface: technical and symbolic practices of contemporary ‘Green’ architecture” in A. Chaterjee (ed.), Surface and Deep Histories: Critiques, and Practices in Art, Architecture and Design, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2014, 129-50.

 

F. Marcello, “The Norme of 1932 and the Fascist Concept of Monument. Publio Morbiducci’s The History of Rome Through Its Built Works” in M. Hardy (ed.), The Venice Charter Revisited: Modernism & Conservation in the Post-War World, Cambridge Scholars’ Press, 2009.

 

-, “Una macchina per abitare? Modern Italian housing between Gio Ponti’s Casa all’italiana and Le Corbusier’s machine à habiter” in A. Novakov & E. Schmidle (eds.), Housekeeping. The Artistic Legacy of Le Corbusier’s machine à habiter, Mellen Press, 2008.

Refereed journal articles

F. Marcello, "Between censure and celebration: the decorative plan of the Casa Madre dei Mutilati in Rome (1926-1939)." Volume 24, Issue 2 (Special Issue: The Difficult Heritage of Italian Fascism, May 2019 , pp. 179-198.

F. Marcello, “Rome Remembers Fascism: Considering the Monument to the Fosse Ardeatine Massacre as an Immersive Historical Experience.” Rethinking Histories 20:1, 2017.

 

-, “All Roads Lead to Rome: the Universality of the Roman Ideal in Achille Funi’s incomplete fresco cycle for the Palazzo dei Congressi in EUR, 1940-43”, Civiltà romana. Rivista pluridisciplinare di studi su Roma Antica e le sue Interpretazioni, III, 2016, pp. 151-77.

 

F. Marcello & P. Gwynne, “Speaking from the walls: Militarism, Education and Romanità in Rome’s Città Universitaria (1932-35)”, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 74:3, September 2015.

 

F. Marcello, Italian Fascism, Middle Class Ideals, and Holiday Villa Pavilions at the 5th Milan Triennale of 1933, Open Arts Journal Special Issue: What is a Pavilion? Issue 2 (Winter 2013-2014).

 

-, “Mussolini and the Idealisation of Empire: The Augustan Exhibition of Romanità”, Modern Italy. The Journal of the Association for the Study of Modern Italy, 16:3, August 2011, 223-47.

 

- “The Politics of Place: Siting and Re-citing Mussolini’s New Party Headquarters, the Palazzo Littorio”, Architectural Theory Review, vol. 12, no. 2, 2007.

 

- “Giuseppe Pagano: A Rationalist Caught between Theories & Practices of Fascist Italy”, Architectural Theory Review, vol. 8, no. 2, 2003, 96-112.

 

Book reviews

D. Beynon & F. Marcello, “Out of Place (Gwalia): Occasional Essays on Australian Regional Communities and Built Environments in Transition”, Fabrications: The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Volume 25, Issue 2, 2015, 294-7.

 

F. Marcello, The Third Rome, 1922-43: The Making of the Fascist Capital by Aristotle Kallis, Journal of Contemporary History. Journal of Contemporary History, Vol. 51, no. 4 2016, 906-908

 

Conference proceedings

F. Marcello and A. White (eds.), Interspaces: Art and Architectural Exchanges from East to West, University of Melbourne, 20-22 August 2010, Australian Institute of Art History, online publication.