Dr. Arch. Riccardo Porreca

  • Institut für Regionalwissenschaft
    Geb. 10.50
    Reinhard-Baumeister-Platz 1
    76131 Karlsruhe

Career Path

Since 10/2022

Research Associate and Marie-Curie Postdoc

Institute of Regional Science KIT

01/2013 - 02/2017

PhD at the La Sapienza University of Rome

DRACO - Department of Architecture and building research (program Architecture and building, Space and Society)

Thesis:  ArchitectureOnTheEdge: public space in contexts of social emergency

(Ph.D degree in Urban and architectural design)

10/2004 - 11/2011

BSc + M.Sc at the La Sapienza University of Rome

Degree: Architect, urban planner, landscape architect, restorer and conservator 

Thesis: Redevelopment of the La Merced Sur neighborhood in Bogotà (Colombia)

Research Focus

  • co-production of urban environment
  • urban design
  • human scale
  • social urbanism
  • urban vulnerability in latin America
  • arquitectural typology
  • urban morphology
  • empirical methods in urban research
  • housing and habitat in marginalized neighborhoods