Davide Spina

Davide Spina is an architectural historian, writer, and educator. His work and teaching focus on real estate development, professionalism, labour, technology, and media in modern and contemporary architecture. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture, ETH Zurich, where he also completed his doctorate. Previously, he studied architectural history at The Bartlett, UCL. Davide was a fellow at the Swiss Institutes in Rome (2018–19) and Milan (2021–22), and is the founder of DocTalks, an international online platform for early-stage researchers in architectural history and theory. He has presented at international conferences, such as that of the Society of Architectural Historians and the European Architectural History Network, and his writing has appeared in Architectural History, AA FilesLog, and gta Papers. His forthcoming book with MIT Press examines the post-war activities of the Italian real estate developer and contractor SGI.