Maristella Casciato, is Professor of History of Architecture at the University of Bologna. From 2000 to 2009 she has served as Chair of DOCOMOMO International. Her scholarly studies are specifically on the history of twentieth-century European architecture. She is currently engaged in a research project on Pierre Jeanneret. Among her recent publications: “A New Town Planned Literally from A to Z”, in Chandigarh 1956. Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Jane B. Drew, E. Maxwell Fry, with photographs by Ernst Scheidegger (2010); “Chandigarh, Brasilia: Two Modern Capital Cities. Model, Landscape, Monument”, in Twilight of the Plan: Chandigarh and Brasilia (2007); “I concorsi per gli edifici pubblici: 1927-36”, in Storia dell’Architettura Italiana. Il primo Novecento (2004).