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Gabriele Aroni

Senior Lecturer Manchester Metropolitan University United Kingdom Academic Research

Dr Gabriele Aroni is Senior Lecturer at the School of Digital Arts of Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Trained as an architect (MArch, University of Florence), he pursued his studies in digital media (MSc Oxford Brookes University) and communication (PhD Toronto Metropolitan and York Universities). His research is situated at the intersection of architecture, game studies, cultural heritage, and semiotics. He is the author of “The Semiotics of Architecture in Video Games” (Bloomsbury, 2022) and “Gli ordini architettonici di San Lorenzo a Firenze 1420-1490” (Mimesis, 2016). Amongst his publications “‘Vitruvian Proportions in the Design of the Architectural Orders of the Basilica of San Lorenzo” (Annali di Architettura 31, 2020) and “The Architecture of Assassin’s Creed II’s Florence” (Well Played 8:1, 2019).