Fabrizio Furiassi is an architect, researcher and educator who teaches architectural history/theory and design studio at Parsons School of Design in New York. He has over ten years of international experience at architecture firms and cultural institutions, including Sou Fujimoto Architects, Obra Architects, and the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery. Fabrizio holds master’s degrees from Columbia University GSAPP and La Sapienza University of Rome. He was a research fellow at the Strelka Institute where he explored the impact of connectivity and digital thinking on urban systems and communities in Moscow. Fabrizio is currently pursuing a PhD in Urban Studies at the University of Basel. His doctoral thesis traces the urbanization of Sicily during Italy’s postwar building boom, elucidating the social and spatial impacts of the Mafia’s concrete developments.