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Vitale Zanchettin (1967) is associate professor of History of Architecture at Università Iuav di Venezia, where he teaches since 2001 and where he earned his his PhD in History of Architecture and Urban Planning, with a dissertation on social housing in Germany in the Thirties (1999).
As a fellow at the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institut für Kunstgeschichte in Rome, he studied the urban development of Rome in the early 1500s. Later on, he concentrated his research on the work of Carlo Scarpa, focusing on the construction process and the architectural drawings. In 2006 he collaborated with the Österreich Institut in Rom on the Adolf Loos exhibition (Rome 2007). As Alexander von Humboldt fellow (2007–2009), he concentrated his research on Michelangelo as architect, and on the structural travertine building process at the Fabbrica di San Pietro. At that time he was visiting professor at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn.
For his research on the Vatican Basilica he was awarded the Hanno-und-Ilse-Hahn prize from the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institut für Kunstgeschichte in 2009.
In 2012 was a visiting professor at Virginia University and further research about the early architectural work Michelangelo at Kunsthistorisches Institut di Firenze – Max Planck Institut. Since 2000 he collaborated in many projects with the Centro Internazionale di Architettura Andrea Palladio in Vicenza, becoming member of its scientific committee. Since 2015 he is the curator of the Office of Architectural Superintendance at the Vatican Musuems, managing the scientific supervision of the architectural restorations. At the moment his research is focused on Raphael’s painted architecture.