Fulvio Caputo

Born in Muggia, in the province of Trieste on 16th January 1953, he graduated in architecture at the Venice University Institute of Architecture (IUAV) in 1977 and specialised in History of Art at Padua University in 1981.

Academic career and research

He taught the History and techniques of contemporary architecture in the degree course of Construction Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering in Trieste from 1994 to 2000. He taught the History of Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture in Trieste (2000-2001).
He is member of the EURISPES Veneto Scientific Committee since 2017.

Among his main publications:
- Le carte dell'Impero. La cartografia fra amministrazione e tecnica nel Settecento, editor of the volume and author of the study “Il teatro“, Albrizzi, 1982;
- Trieste e l’Impero, Marsilio, Venezia, 1987;
- Trieste: l'architettura neoclassica, editor of the volume and author of the study “Lo Stato Asburgico e la formazione della nuova città settecentesca”, B&M Fachin, 1988
- Neoclassico. Arte, architettura e cultura a Trieste 1790-1840, editor of the volume and author of the study “Architettura e città”, Marsilio, 1990;
- “Appaesarsi nel mondo: le città di Pasquale Rivoltella, La questione dello stile e della tecnica” e “La residenza di città: il palazzo”, in Pasquale Revoltella. Sogno e consapevolezza del cosmopolitismo triestino, edited by Maria Masau Dan, AGF, 1996
- La città delle forme. Architettura e arti applicate a Trieste, 1945-1957, editor of the volume and author of the study “Prologo. Dall'Italianità all'Italia. Gli Anni Venti e Trenta“, Edizioni CdT, 2004.

He co-founded the journal "Rivista europea del Neoclassico" and was the director from 1992 until 1998.

He was also the scientific curator for numerous exhibitions including "Le carte dell'Impero" (Trieste, 1982), "Neoclassico. Arte, architettura e cultura a Trieste 1790-1840" (Trieste, 1990), "La città delle forme. Architettura e arti applicate a Trieste. 1945-1957" (Trieste, 2004).

Experience in design and publications

In 1999, he founded the design company C and C architettura ingegneria. He is now the company's technical director.

In Venice, his main works have been the restoration and re - functionalization of the monumental complex of San Salvador (client: Telecom Italia spa, 1985-1988), the island of San Lazzaro degli Armeni (client: Congregazione Armeno Mechitarista, 1999-2000), the Artigianelli complex (client: Opera di don Orione, 1997-2007) and the palaces Franchetti and Loredan (Istituto di Scienze, Lettere e Arti, 2002-2008), and Pemma Zambelli palace (client: Pegaso, srl, 2007-2017).

Outside Venice, he directed the restoration of the Castle of Haderbug in Salorno (Bolzano, 2000-2003),  of the Convent of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Brisighella (Ravenna, 2010-2012) and of Forte Col Badin in Chiusaforte (Udine, 2007-2012).

Among his main publications:
- Progetto San Salvador. Un restauro per l’innovazione a Venezia,editor of the volume and author of the study “Sulla conservazione”, Albrizzi, 1989
- “Un progetto per l’isola di San Lazzaro”, in San Lazzaro degli Armeni. L’isola, il monastero, il restauro, edited by Michela Maguolo and Massimiliano Bandera, Marsilio, 1999
- “Consegnare la storia al futuro”, in Idee, progetti, restauri - 1999-2009. Palazzo Loredan e Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti. L'Istituto Veneto nelle sue sedi, Venezia, 2009
- Il restauro del Forte Col Badin e il Museo della Grande Guerra in Montagna, Tarvisio, 2014

Since 2016, he is Vice-President of Filiera Veneta, a network of associations specialized in renovation projects within the tourist-accommodations sector pursuant to sustainability standards.

Experience as Project Leader

He has created, trained and coordinated interdisciplinary working groups that have carried out projects and produced output of particular complexity, among the main ones:

- Feasibility Plan for the 2000 Expo in Trieste (client: Association TriestExpo’, 1999);
- museological and museum exhibition project of the Museum of the Great War in the Mountains - MGGM (client:  City of Chiusaforte - UD, 2011-2012);
- museological project for the Museum of the Territory in the Convent of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Brisighella (Union of Municipalities of Brisighella, Casasola Valsenio and Riolo Terme, 2011-2012);
- five projects winners of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region call for tender for the celebrations of the Centenary of the Great War (for the Gemonese, Canal del Ferro and Valcanale Mountain Community, 2013-2016);
- the "Winter Sports Theme Park" project in Cortina d'Ampezzo (client: Filiera Veneta, 2016-2017)
- the “Fondamenta Novissima. Ecosestiere alla Giudecca. 2020-2040” project (client: Filiera Veneta, 2016-2017)