Integrated Researcher (without Phd)

Rolando Volzone

research interests

Religious Landscape and Architecture, Cultural Heritage, History of Architecture, 3d Survey and Photogrammetry, Digital Humanities

Short Bio

Rolando Volzone is an architect, graduated at University of Rome – La Sapienza (2013). He had significant collaborations in firms of Architecture, Graphic Communication and Landscape Architecture. He is a PhD Research Fellow at ISCTE-IUL (Lisbon) from October of 2015, with the project "Architecture of the Soul. Legacy of the Eremitical Congregation of São Paulo da Serra de Ossa (Portugal)", whose first results have been presented and published in Portugal, Italiy, Austria and Cyprus. He is coordinator of the Seminars Architecture of the soul (November 2017 and 2018), and of the International Conference and Summer School Digital Survey in Religious Architecture (July 2018).

research project

The eremitical movement in Alentejo (mostly), the historical architectonic-landscape system of the region, and its legacy.

Link to DINÂMIA'CET-IUL identifying mission:

The research developed in DC in the processes of social, economic and territorial change, in an interdisciplinary perspective, is its main factor of suitability. The experience of the research center at the level of creativity, culture and territory and its interconnection with governance and development models, constitute a valuable asset and one of the critical success factors for the research.

Volzone, Rolando & Fontes, João Luís Inglês (2019) – “The Portuguese Eremitical Congregation of the Serra de Ossa: Spatial Analysis of the Monastic Settlements”. In Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies - Taylor and Francis. DOI: 10.1080/17546559.2019.1652838

Main publications

Volzone, Rolando, Bigongiari, Matteo, Cioli, Federico & Becherini, Pietro (2019) – “La documentazione digitale dell’antico monastero di Santa Catarina de Montemuro della congregazione eremitica di São Paulo da Serra de Ossa (Évora, Portugal)”. In VII convegno internazionale Reuso Matera, 23-26 ottobre (on press).

Volzone, Rolando, Cioli, Federico & Bigongiari, Matteo (2019) – “The church of St. George in the Kyrenia castle in North Cyprus: bringing out the shape of architecture”. In CHNT - Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies (on press).

Picchio, Francesca, Cioli, Federico & Volzone, Rolando (2018). “Il rilievo della Certosa di Firenze. Catalogazione e analisi delle celle del chiostro grande per la gestione e la valorizzazione del complesso certosino”. In Fabio Minutoli (Ed.), VI Convegno Internazionale sulla documentazione, conservazione e recupero del patrimonio architettonico e sulla tutela paesaggistica, ReUSO 2018, pp. 837-848, Messina: Gangemi Editore.

Volzone, Rolando (2017) – “Os eremitas da pobre vida e a construção da paisagem da Serra de Ossa”. In Pedro Fidalgo (Ed.), I Colóquio Ibérico de Paisagem - O estudo e a construção da Paisagem como problema metodológico, pp. 198-219, Lisboa: Instituto de História Contemporânea – NOVA FCSH.

Main projects

PhD Project "Architecture of the Soul. Legacy of the Eremitical Congregation of São Paulo da Serra de Ossa (Portugal)"

Ius Illuminatum - Oficina de investigação sobre os manuscritos jurídicos iluminados.

Costumer Journey Maps - Survey of the Customer journeys with analysis of case studies.

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