The Emperor Trajan

By: Jackie Fok & Georgina Chaplin

Trajan was the first non-italian emperor of Rome, he was born in Spain. Due to the unpopular situation the current Emperor, Nerva had with the Praetorian Guard, it was strategic for him to adopt the more popular Trajan to be his heir in order to gain more support.

italiaDesign is an undergraduate field school and research program offered by the School of Interactive Arts + Technology (SIAT) at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. italiaDesign is a sister program to