Educational contents and innovative competencies for training and research in technology industry

  • Mario Losasso 'Federico II' University of Napoli
Keywords: digitalization, enabling technologies, training profiles, technological design, smart environment


The birth of Architectural Technology dates back to the end of the 1960s and it is an innovation in the spectrum of courses offered in the Architecture department. The evolution of this subject has given rise to different areas that have originally contributed to increasing awareness of the architecture project as part of the building process. Today, the new educational challenges are facing emerging scenarios of the building industry digitalization, which contribute to determining structures of greater efficiency, linked to enabling technologies to manage intangible components and information.

Author Biography

Mario Losasso, 'Federico II' University of Napoli

Full Professor of Architectural Technology and Head of the Department of Architecture. He was the Coordinator of the PhD programme in Architectural Technology and Survey and Representation of Architecture and Environment (from 2009 to 2014) and President of the Scientific Society SITdA (Italian Society of Architectural Technology) from 2014 to 2017. He was Director of Techne | Journal of Technology for Architecture and Environment (2014-2017) and member of the ANVUR working group Books and Scientific Journals (2016-2017). He is currently Vice President of the Annali dell’Architettura e della Città Foundation.


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drawing by G. Nardi, 1986
How to Cite
Losasso, M. (2018) “Educational contents and innovative competencies for training and research in technology industry”, AGATHÓN | International Journal of Architecture, Art and Design, 3(online), pp. 23-28. doi: 10.19229/2464-9309/332018.
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