ON WALLS is a small, independent and free research group on walls and practices related to walls (planners, administrators, investors, muralists, graffiti writers, street artists, designers, advertisers…) in the context of contemporary urban environments. Please see the "About" page for more info.


Lorenzo Tripodi


PhD in Urban, Regional and Environmental Planning, University of Florence, Italy. Dissertation : “The Invention of Public Space. Practices of Resistance to the Public Sphere’s Erosion in the Global Landscape. Florence, New York, Berlin”. Architecture Degree, University of Florence, Italy.

Reseach interests:

Space, Architecture, Image, Urbanism

Recent publications (select):

2008 “An Experience of Participatory Mapping Implementing Open Source Technology” paper presented at the MediaCity conference 2008, Bauhaus University, Weimar.

2008 Colini L., Pecoriello A.L., Zetti I., “Transforming Florence” in Shaw K., Porter L., Whose Urban Renaissance?, Routledge.

2007 “Space of Exposure: Notes for a Vertical Urbanism”, paper presented at the 10th Bauhaus-Kolloquium, University of Weimar.

2006 “Nuovi commons: dai Centri Sociali allo Spazio Pubblico Autogestito” in Contesti – Bulletin of the Department of Urban Planning, University of Florence n.1- 2006

2004 “The Abrogated City” in INURA, The Contested metropolis. Six Cities at the beginning of 21st Century, Basel, Birkhauser 2004. Editing supervisor of the volume.

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