Professor Camerlenghi's interests include early Christian and medieval architecture with a particular focus on the city of Rome; the diffusion and cultural significance of domes in the area around the medieval Mediterranean; the interplay between nature and architecture; the history of gastronomy.
Professor Camerlenghi also teaches seminars and topic courses on medieval architecture around the Mediterranean and the department's foreign study program in Rome.
St. Paul’s Outside the Walls: A Roman Basilica, from Antiquity to the Modern Era, Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Olof Brandt, Rivista di Archeologia Cristiana 95 (2019), 475-481.
Michele Luigi Vescovi, Journal of the British Archaeological Association 172 (2019) - Issue 1.
Kordula Wolf, Kunstforum 20 (2019), No. 9.
Julian Gardner, Burlington Magazine, vol. 161, num. 1399 (2019), 877-878.
Hugo Brandenburg, Römischische Quartlaschrift, vol. 114, n. 3/4 (2020), 248-274.
William Tronzo, Speculum, vol. 95, n. 3 (2020), 810-811.
"The Millennial Gap in Dome Construction in Rome," in Gesta 58, no. 2 (2019): 103-35.
“Just How Long are the Lives of Medieval Buildings? Framing Spatio-temporalities in the Study of the Built World” in The Long Lives of Medieval Art and Architecture, ed. Jennifer Feltman and Sarah Thompson (New York: Routledge Press, 2019), 17-30.
“Learning from Rome: Making Sense of Complex Builtscapes in the Digital Age,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 77 (2018): 256-66. Co-authored with Georg Schelbert.
Demo of "The Virtual Basilica" at Beyond Zoom: XR for Teaching and Research in the COVID Era. Virtual conference organized by Dartmouth College and University of Pennsylvania. August 7, 2020.
"Visualizing Complexity: Practices and Heuristics of Digital Models in Art History," Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome, Dec 10-11, 2020.
"Building the Virtual Basilica of St. Paul," Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Feb. 18, 2020.
"Corpus Cosmatorum Workgroup," Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Jan. 28, 2020.
“3-D Modeling and GIS Mapping of the Roman Medieval Towers and Bell Towers" 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 2019
Towering over Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Rome: 3D Mapping the City’s Network of Surveillance and Power (Digital Humanities Fellow, Villa I Tatti, Florence, January-June 2021)
“A Framework for the Study of Early Medieval Domes in Italy.”
Research Collaborator for Corpus Cosmatorum II: The Churches of the City or Rome in the Middle Ages, 1050-1300. Project based at Università della Svizzera Italiana and Universität Zürich.
Virtual Nolli 2.0 (a collaborative revamping and republication of the digital Nolli map first published through the University of Oregon in 2005)
The Virtual Basilica Project, 2.0 (an annotated, diachronic and dynamic VR experience of the Basilica of St. Paul in Rome before the fire of 1823) Version 1.0 available here.