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Researches and Publications


2019 | Capulanas, photo-reportage on the culture of wearing traditional fabrics of Mozambique

2011 – ongoing | Spontaneous Living Spaces, integrated analysis and comparison of the culture of living in changing urban environments

2014 – 2018 | Dwellings and Settlements in Pemba, survey and analysis of the self-built houses of four selected neighbourhoods

2018 | The Japanese House, studies on the culture of living and the construction techniques of Japan

2016 | World Heritage Sites for Dialogue, research on World Heritage Sites as tool to promote intercultural dialogue

2016 | Tourism in cities World Heritage Sites, comparative analysis of cities approach to tourism and best practices

2016 | When the Olympics land on a Site, comparative analysis of cities approach to global events and best practices

2013 | Jardim Filhos da Terra, survery and analysis of the houses of the favela Guapira II, Sao Paulo

2013 | The houses of Pok Fu Lam, survery and analysis of the houses of the historical neighbourhoodof Hong Kong

Photographic researches

2019 | Capulanas (Maputo, Mozambique)

2019 | Florence views & details(Florence, Italy)

2018 | TRST (Trieste, Italy)

2016 | TIDES, Mozambique (Pemba, Ilha do Ibo, Quissanga, Ilha do Matemo)

2014 | Buthan (Thimpu, Paro)

2013 | HUTONGS (Beijing, China)

2013 | Islands, Chinese Sea (Hong Kong, Macau, Cheung Chao)

2012 | Jardim Filhos da Terra (Brazil)

2010-2011 | In the Caucasus (Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan)


NEW!! 2020, October 15 

Del Bianco C., Pemba: Spontaneous Living Spaces, Routledge Built Environment City Studies short-form focus series




Del Bianco C., Dwellings and Settlements in Pemba, in Politecnico di Milano, PhD Yearbook 2019, Poliscript, Milano, 2019, ISBN 978 88 6493 048 0


Del Bianco C., Spontaneous Living Space as Heritage, in Corinna Del Bianco (edited by), Proceedings of the Symposium Heritage as a Builder of Peace, Life Beyond Tourism Edizioni, Firenze, 2019, ISBN 978 88 943894 3 2


Del Bianco C., Forme dell’abitare a Pemba, in Atti della XXI Conferenza Società Italiana degli Urbanisti, Confini Movimenti Luoghi, Firenze 7-8 Giugno 2018, Planum Publisher, Roma-Milano, ISBN 9788899237172




Lejano R. P., Del Bianco C., The logic of informality: Pattern and process in a São Paulo favela, Geoforum Volume 91, May 2018, Pages 195-205, Elsevier,, ISSN 0016-7185



Del Bianco C., In the Caucasus, cover photograph and photographic project, in David Gogishvili and Alessandro Coppola (edited by) Cities of the South Caucasus: a view from Georgia, iQuaderni di U3 – journal of urban studies N.15, year six, July 2018, cover and pp. 88-99, ISSN 1973-9702 


Del Bianco C., Life Beyond Tourism Movement, in Patrizia Calò and Giovanni Ruggieri(edited by), Abstract Book. 10thInternational Conference on Islands Tourism, 7-8 September 2018, Palazzo Steri, University of Palermo, OTIE - Observatory on Tourism for Islands Economy, Palermo, p. 29, ISBN 978-88-94372-40-3


Del Bianco C., The Life Beyond Tourism Glossary, in collaboration with Aurora Savelli, Firenze, Nardini Editore, ISBN 978-88-404-7431-1




Del Bianco C., Teaching Heritage Preservation and Revitalization of Historical Cities on the Faculties and Schools of Architecture in 19 European and Extra European Countries,in Boguslaw Szmygin (edited by), BEST PRACTICES HANDBOOK “Contemporary realities and needs of sustainable urban rehabilitation”, Publication for Project SURE: Sustainable Urban Rehabilitation in Europe, Lublin, Politechnika Lubelska, 2017, pp. 181-204


Del Bianco C.,Living in Pemba Between Public and Private Space,a morpho – typological field study of selected neighbourhoods,in Giuseppe Amoruso (edited by), Putting Tradition into Practice: Heritage, Place and Design, Proceedings of5th INTBAU International Annual Event, Milano,Springer, 2017, pp. 1423-1431


Del Bianco C., Life Beyond Tourism®for Territories Valorisation,Travel and Dialogue on World Heritage Sites,in Giuseppe Amoruso (edited by), Putting Tradition into Practice: Heritage, Place and Design, Proceedings of5th INTBAU International Annual Event, Milano, Springer, 2017, pp. 1087-1093




Mandelli E. Del Bianco C., Istituto Internazionale Life Beyond Tourism® in Life Beyond Tourism® Travel and Dialogue Vol II/2, Florence 2014, ISBN 978 88 404 0422 6


Del Bianco C., The Houses of Jardim Filhos da Terra, Eda (esempi di architettura), on-line, 2014, ISSN 2035 – 7982


Del Bianco C., Jardim Filhos da Terra, Pacini Editore, Pisa, 2014


Del Bianco C., Surveying Informal Settlements: The São Paulo Case Study of Jardim Filhos da Terra, International Journal of Anthropology, Vol. 29 - n.1-2 (00-00) – 2014

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