Marcello Modica

Marcello Modica is an urban planner and PhD, currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Udine. His main research interest is on urban and territorial transitions, with a special focus on the regeneration of former productive sites and infrastructures. Through his research, he promotes the integration of theoretical and design-driven research with professional photography. His scholarly and photographic projects have been published and exhibited internationally.

Chimneys and conveyor belts, freight trains and warehouses are probably not the first things that come to mind when picturing the Alps. Yet this well-known European mountain range was, for decades, an area of feverish industrial activity. Today, with many of the old factories out of use, what can their… Read more »