Università di Roma Tre – Ingegnere, Lighting Design
Marco Frascarolo was born in Rome (1966) and graduated in Civil Engineering in Sapienza Rome University in 1992, PhD in Technical Physics in 1996. Researcher in Technical Physics in Roma Tre Faculty of Architecture since 2005. Technical Physics and Lighting Design Professor in Sapienza (until 2005) and Roma Tre Faculty of Architecture. Member of Academic Board, Education Coordinator and Professor in Sapienza Master in Lighting Design. Academic Board Member and Professor in Roma Tre Sustainable Urban Design PhD. Curator and co-author of “Lighting Design Handbook” M. E. Architectural Book and Review (2011). Author of 35 scientific papers. In 2001 he founded Fabertechnica, a Society operating in Architecture and Engineering consultancies. Among his most important works we mention the design and realization of the new lighting system for Sistine Chapel, with LED4ART Consortium (2014), the new lighting system for the Papal Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi (Upper Basilica, Lower Basilica, Crypt), the design guidelines in order to choose lighting solutions compatible with the nature of the Colosseum in collaboration with Special Superintendency for the Colosseum (2015). Marco has been involved in the organization of the Urban Lightscape design competition for the Eur district in Rome, in the design and realization of the lighting of 14 churches for the project “Giubileo della luce” for ANCI and the Ministry of the Environment, the lighting for Casa Italia during the Olympic Games of Rio de Janeiro (2016) e Peyonchang (2018). Marco is consultant of Acea for quality improvement of public and artistic lighting of Rome (2019).