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Elena Rocchi

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Clinical Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1605
Clinical Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1605
Clinical Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1605
Clinical Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1605
Student Information:
Graduate Student
Design, Environment and the Arts (Design)
Herberger Institute

Biography

Current Doctor of Philosophy in Design, Environment, and the Arts program at Arizona State University, Clinical Assistant Professor at ASU The Design School, Honors Faculty, Former Resident Fellow at Taliesin the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. She has been Professor at the Architectural School at ESARQ-UIC, Barcelona, Spain, and Professor of Thesis and Co-Director of Master “Interior Design for Commercial Spaces” at IED Istituto Europeo di Design. She won an Honorable mention in Europan 8, Architectural competition for young architects in 2006 and the second prize in the young architects competition for Housings, Barcelona in 2003, and she has been Senior Architect and Office Director of Miralles Tagliabue Associated Architects from 1995 till 2008. She gave lectures and Workshops in Spain, England, Germany, USA, France, Italy, Greece, Denmark, Mexico, South Africa, Argentina in different Universities and institution as ETH Zurich, Cornell University, Ithaca, IUAV of Venice, UNAM, University of Architecture of Mexico, Ecole d’Architecture de Nancy, Architectural Society of Casablanca, Morocco, Architectural School of Bordeaux, France, Children of Scotland Foundation, Scotland, Durban, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town’s Schools of Architecture, South Africa, Fapyd in Rosario and Torcuato di Tella Schools of Architecture in Buenos Aires, Argentina, CCA Art School San Francisco.

Education
  • 2013, Master of Theory and History of Architecture, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya UPC, ETSAB, Escola Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura, Barcelona. 
  • 1994, MArch, summa cum laude, University of Studies La Sapienza, Rome. 

 

Research Interests

Environmental Design; Design from Body To Field; Architecture/iinterior architecture as the interface between humans and nature, and with a focus on writing (theory), drawing (design), and History of Architecture; History of Roman Architecture; Drawing on Origin; Analog + Digital; Urban Scenography; The Image of Rome; Post-production of ideas. 

Publications

Rocchi E (on process). Louis Kahn 1931: Il valore ed il Proposito del disegno. Trento: List Laboratorio Int. Editoriale, ISBN: 9788899854461

Rocchi E (on process). “Spaziare l’abitare”, In: Limaq Nº 3,architectural review University of Lima, ISSN 2410-6127,

Rocchi E (on process). “Paradox of Preference.” In: Catherine Spellman: Conversations and allusions to Enric Miralles . BARCELONA:ACTAR, doi: 9783034607049

Rocchi E (2016). “Geometría in situ: la fragmentación de los volúmenes del edificio de Gas Natural.” In: Gas Natural Fenosa: Miralles Tagliabue EMBT, Arturo Mc Clean, Josep M. Rovira, Edificio Marenostrum: Un imprescindible en el skyline de Barcelona. p. 160-177, Barcelona: Museo del Gas de la Fundación Gas Natural Fenosa, ISBN: 978-84-617-7326-8

Rocchi E (2014). “Conversación con Elena Rocchi” por Ana Valderrama. A&P, Continuidad. Publicación Técnica de Arquitectura FAPyD-UNR, vol. 1, p. 74-85, ISSN: 2362-6097

Rocchi E (2013). “The Geography of dust.” In: Laura Cantarella e Lucia Giuliano. (a cura di): Laura Cantarella e Lucia Giuliano, “Topografia del Trauma: Valle del Belice, Sicilia: un’indagine territoriale.” vol. 1, Torino: Centro Inter-dipartimentale Servizi Didattici Architettura, Politecnico di Torino, ISBN: 9788882020439

Rocchi E (2002). “Mille e uno pensieri.” In “EMBT, Opere e Progetti,” Marco De Michelis, Maddalena Scimemi. (a cura di), Venezia Vigo. MILANO:Skira Editore. ISBN 88-8491-182-6

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
INT 120Design Fundamentals I
ALA 121Design Fundamentals I
APH 405Contemporary Architecture
EDS 484Internship
APH 494Special Topics
ADE 499Individualized Instruction
APH 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ALA 122Design Fundamentals II
ALA 124Design Fundamentals II Lecture
INT 221Principles of Design
INT 222Design Fundamentals II Lecture
APH 494Special Topics
ADE 592Research
DSC 593Applied Project
MUD 593Applied Project
ADE 622Adv Architectural Studio IV
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
INT 120Design Fundamentals I
ALA 121Design Fundamentals I
ADE 421Architectural Studio III
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ALA 124Design Fundamentals II Lecture
INT 222Principles of Design Lecture
INT 262Int Dgn Studio II: Hospitality
ADE 422Architectural Studio IV
ADE 622Adv Architectural Studio IV
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
INT 261Interior Design Studio I: Res
ADE 621Adv Architectural Studio III
IND 621Adv Industrial Des Studio III
GRA 621Adv Vis Com Des Studio III
LDE 690Reading and Conference
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ALA 124Design Fundamentals II Lecture
INT 222Principles of Design Lecture
ADE 522Adv Architectural Studio II
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
INT 261Interior Design Studio I: Res
ADE 621Adv Architectural Studio III
MUD 690Reading and Conference
LDE 690Reading and Conference
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ARP 451Architecture Field Studies
ARP 598Special Topics
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
INT 262Int Dgn Studio II: Hospitality
ADE 422Architectural Studio IV
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
INT 590Reading and Conference