Phd. Architecture and Construction – University of Rome
Fellow Researcher – Chinese Academy of Science
Associate Senior Designer – ZPA Canada
He obtains the Master degree in Building Engineer and the Doctorate degree in “Architecture and Construction” in Rome University “TorVergata” with a research focuses on methods and themes of contemporary design and construction.
Since 2003 he lives in China. He was architectural designer and researcher in Beijing at the Zhongke Architectural design & Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Science (ADCAS) and fellow researcher at the Center of Scientific Studies on Cultural Heritage of Chinese Academy of Science (COSSOCH). He carried out studies both on the urban development of Chinese cities and the Architectural Heritage preservation of the old Beijing.
Currently he is associate senior designer for Zeidler Partnership Architect (Canada representative Office) in Beijing. He is mainly involved in the design of large mixed-use districts in the mayor Chinese cities.
As a member of “Jartrakor International Association, Psychology of Art” he is developing a new theory and advanced methods in architectural design and composition.
In 2012 he founded Metaestetica in Beijing 798 Art Zone
He is author of the book “Beijing, The new City”, published in June 2008 by Skira and Rizzoli-International New York. He is also foreign correspondent (China) of “Compasses” a Dubai architectural design magazine.
C.GRECO, C.SANTORO, Beijing, The New City, Rizzoli International, New York, June 2008 (original Italian version: Pechino, La Citta’ Nuova, Skira’, Milano, May 2008)
Among his articles
C.SANTORO, Spazio, Estrattori stocastici (Space, Stochastic Extractors), in Rivista di psicologia dell’arte, Nuova serie anno XXXII dicembre 2011, pp.
C.GRECO, C.SANTORO, 2,(0),1,0…China, in Lotus international, March 2010 pp.8-18
C.SANTORO, Beijing Urban Shopping Makeup, in Compasses, n.8 November 2009 pp. 46-51
C. SANTORO, Beijing Re-generation, in Compasses, n.3 November 2008, pp. 25-30
C. GRECO, C. SANTORO, Stochastic Architecture: Stimula to a creative perception, in Homomunos, n.2 (the perception),Hong Kong,China 2006, pp. 30-33
S. LOMBARDO, C.GRECO, C.SANTORO, Stochastic Architecture and Eventualist Theory, in Aesthetics & architectural composition,Dresden,Germany 2005, pp. 202-208
C. GRECO, C. SANTORO, Applicazioni di architettura eventualista (Eventualist Architecture: applications) , in Rivista di psicologia dell’arte, Nuova serie anno XXVI dicembre 2005, pp.61-73
C. GRECO, C. SANTORO, Metodi avanzati di composizione architettonica stocastica (Stochastic Architectural Composition: advanced methods) , in Rivista di psicologia dell’arte, Nuova serie anno XXV dicembre 2004, pp.5-20
C. GRECO, C. SANTORO, Esperimenti architettura stocastica (Stochastic Architecture: Experiments), in CLAUDIO GRECO, Verso un’architettura eventualista, in Rivista di psicologia dell’arte, Nuova serie anno XXIV dicembre 2003, pp. 21-32
C. GRECO, C. SANTORO, Esperimenti architettura stocastica (Stochastic Architecture: Experiments), in CLAUDIO GRECO, Il Progetto di Architettura. Metodi, Teorie, Creatività e Caso, in Rivista di psicologia dell’arte, Nuova serie anno XXIII dicembre 2002, pp. 69-77